- a protecção da propriedade intelectual;
- impressão 3D;
- encarecimento dos custos do made in China;
- reforço da carta da flexibilidade e proximidade produção-consumo;
"Proponents of the local manufacturing movement say that production trends are firmly pointed away from China’s mass production economy. Startups want to produce their products close to their designers, cut down on the amount of inventory they store, and reduce delivery times.Estamos a viver tempos muito interessantes para quem assume construir o seu futuro com um locus de controlo interno.
"It’s going to be on demand, it’s going to be local, distribution is going to be free, basically," says Brian Garret, cofounder of 3D Hubs, a Dutch startup that connects people who want to 3-D print with local 3-D printers within its online network."