Additive manufacturing is a process where 3D design data is used to manufacture a component by layering up a depositing material. Increasingly, it's being used synonymously with 3D printing.
Typically, multiple software packages are often required to make additive manufacturing a reality, which results in designers having to export, redesign and optimise - costing time and resource. However, the Creo 4.0 Additive Manufacturing extension resolves these issue.
For anyone interested in learning more, here are the five key benefits of additive manufacturing for product designers