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Talking PACK Expo with HP 3D Printing

Q&A with Dustin Kloempken, Lead Application Engineer | HP’s Personalization & 3D Printing

Tell us about your company. 

HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through our portfolio of personal systems, printers, and 3D printing solutions, we engineer experiences that amaze. HP 3D Printing technologies are reinventing design and manufacturing, by unlocking the full potential of additive manufacturing. Our digital manufacturing solutions are designed for industrial production and prototyping. We are helping companies from different segments lead their digital manufacturing transformation with HP’s additive manufacturing solutions. We are proud to see how they scale production using our technology and can fast deliver manufacturing reliability and quality.


Your company will be exhibiting at PACK Expo, what is it that makes this an important event for your company?

Participating in Pack Expo is an opportunity for HP to showcase our expertise and groundbreaking advancements in additive manufacturing technology for packaging solutions. This event serves as a unique platform where we can demonstrate our innovative solutions to an audience of industry leaders, professionals, and potential partners who are actively seeking cutting-edge strategies to enhance their packaging processes. Here, we align ourselves with a community that values innovation, collaboration, and forward-thinking solutions. This is where ideas transform into action, partnerships take root, and possibilities become reality. Pack Expo is where our aspirations and industry leadership converge, making it an essential part of our journey forward. Although we might still be “the new kid on the block”, we are excited to show you what kind of innovations we have already been making with the little time that we have had thus far.

What makes your booth a must visit for PACK Expo Attendees?

Our visitors can experience the cutting-edge possibilities of 3D printing technology in end-of-arm tooling and fixturing solutions. Our booth is a gateway to a world where precision meets automation, where efficiency and customization converge. Our team of experts will be on hand to provide insights, answer your questions, and discuss how our solutions can address your unique challenges. Whether you're seeking enhanced efficiency, adaptable solutions, or the thrill of pioneering technology, our booth is your destination for all this and more.

Have you already been to PACK Expo many times such that you feel like you already “know” about all of the latest and greatest innovations? Are you tirelessly searching for ways to be internationally competitive while also decreasing risk for your supply chain? Are you searching for ways to cut down on long lead times? If any of the answers are “yes”, then you need to stop by our booth to learn more about what HP has been doing to help companies address all of the above. You can even hear from a major customer & service provider of ours, Foxconn, to learn about what they have been doing over the last 5 years to get more and more competitive by leveraging our technology. It is rare to find a user of our technology willing to share what they are doing to have an edge, so don’t miss this opportunity to have a conversation with a number of experts all in one spot!


The logistics is undertaking rapid advancements, be it automation, robotics, machine vision or data.  Logistics s is a huge part for many manufacturers business, give us an idea on how your company and product is being utilized now in advancing logistics, packaging and the supply chain. 

The beauty of additive manufacturing (specifically Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing), is that with the right design approach, it can be used just about anywhere. At the event we will have an expert who has been using our printing technology for 5+ years in a variety of scenarios including (to name a few):

  1. Jigs and fixtures
  2. Go no-go check gauges
  3. Safety guards
  4. Guides, rails, bumpers, trays
  5. Temporary of replacement parts
  6. Tooling organization (think 5S)
  7. Robotic arms and grippers
  8. Bridge tooling
  9. Training aids
  10. Assembly aids
  11. COVID rapid-response items


Give us your thoughts on what the future holds for manufacturers and logistics.

Manufacturing is in the process of being re-invented again. HP is excited to help enable this new future by working with customers to discover this new reality. We may not have all of the answers, but we have some powerful tools to help you solve the complex problems which come from international supply chains, politically induced tax-tensions, and the ever-growing globalized competitive nature of business. Even though HP is newer in this space, we have already created massive impacts with our technology, both internal at HP, and with our customers. We are excited to continue this journey together and look forward to #keep reinventing.



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