This practical reference focuses on 28 of the most exciting developments in manufacturing processes and materials. Through in-depth discussions, Modern Manufacturing Processes explains what the new processes are and covers the advantages of each. Additionally, it will help you decide whether these processes are a viable alternative to what you are currently using. Compares non-traditional and common manufacturing processes. Investigates competitive costs and explains how a non-traditional process can offer big savings. Illustrates how each process is used in industry.