Injection moulded plastic parts from gas injected 30% glass filled handles to high density polypropylene sumps. Aesthetic components to optical polycarbonate lenses
From Mazac to high purity aluminium, pressure die-casting is by far the most cost effective manufacturing method for medium to high volume manufacture.
3D printing has been about since my early years in one form and another, technology has advanced to include direct laser sintering and additive manufacturing creating plastic parts with conductive circuitry.
Laser welding together of components.