The Benefits of 3D Printing in New Product Development

The applications of 3D printing are wide-ranging and ever-changing, with practically every sector utlising this versatile process to improve multiple systems and techniques. The pharmaceutical packaging industry is no different, and Origin is making full use of 3D printing to help its customers to deliver high quality, safe and user-friendly products to consumers across the globe.

So, why 3D printing? Whilst computer-aided design software provides simulations of how a product will work, nothing compares to having a tangible and fully functional version that can be put to the test. This is also excellent for gaining user feedback from focus groups, which is where the more precise design hiccups can be discovered and rectified accordingly. By helping to pinpoint issues and secure approval from testers as early as possible, 3D printing saves time, money and stress by guiding you to a marketable product more smoothly and swiftly than ever before.

By handing you a three-dimensional model rather than referring to screen diagrams and printouts, we can also help your teams to get a real feel for the product before it leaves the production line. This is highly beneficial in determining exactly how a product will be rolled out and sustained, from logistics and storage, to branding and POS placement. So whilst the R&D and manufacturing departments can optimise the product’s functionality, quality and consistency, your sales and marketing divisions can plan how exactly it will land and operate in the world of the consumer.

Speaking of the consumer, they’ll get the best possible product due to advanced testing, problem-solving and finalisation methods. By incorporating 3D printing into the design process, you can rest assured that your company is selling a product that has been trialled and assessed under specific circumstances and environments, removing the risk factor and optimising its reliability.

We highly recommend making the most of our 3D printing service, as its advantages will significantly enhance your entire design, development, manufacturing and marketing processes. Fast, effective and 100% true to the end product, a 3D printed prototype offers incredible opportunities for evaluation and amendment, as well as unparalleled peace of mind for the producer, the supply chain and the end user. Take your new product development operations to the next level and increase your company’s competitiveness in the pharmaceutical market by working with Origin to ensure product excellence every time.

We’re dedicated to providing tailored pharma packaging solutions that play a core role in Bringing Healing Home. For more information about how 3D printing can be integrated into your product’s design stage, please find out more about our Primary Packaging Process: