Applying its patented technology and a hybrid approach, PepsiCo is using additive manufacturing as an enabler in various aspects of bottle development—accelerating and enhancing performance simulation, advanced system analysis and the production of high-quality, functional prototypes. In working with Nexa3D, PepsiCo has been able to make molds that can withstand 10,000 shots—a dramatic improvement of their previous best of about 100.

- Tooling development time of 48 hours
- Per-tool cost from $10,000 to $350
- 3D-printed tool lifetime up to 10,000 shots

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Sarah Goehrke
Senior Director, Strategic Communications and Ecosystems
Sarah Goehrke is the Senior Director, Strategic Communications and Ecosystems, at Nexa3D. She leads company efforts in diversity, sustainability, and ecosystem positioning with a heightened focus on messaging. Sarah has been a leader in the 3D printing media since 2014, serving as the Managing Editor of Fabbaloo, Editor-in-Chief of 3DPrint.com, and Founder of AM-specific editorial services company Additive Integrity. She has worked with more than two dozen companies across the industry, contributed to publications including Forbes.com, and keynoted across three continents. Sarah serves on the Board of Directors and as the Head of DEI at Women in 3D Printing. She is deeply and actively passionate about advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the 3D printing industry. Sarah holds Bachelor’s degrees in English and Theatre from Muskingum College, as well as a certificate in Diversity & Inclusion for HR from Cornell University.
Thangthip Tekanil
Packaging Engineer, PepsiCo
Thangthip is a packaging engineer in PepsiCo Advanced Design & Engineering Group, part of Global R&D. She leads the R&D Advanced Rapid Prototyping Strategy pillar for the beverages category, and works in close collaboration with packaging developers, industrial designers and other cross-functional partners to accelerate packaging development and innovation. Thangthip graduated from UMass Lowell with a bachelor's and master's degree in plastics engineering. Thangthip's interests consist of but are not limited to material science, research and development, injection molding, rapid prototyping/additive manufacturing, and project management.
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