Renault F1 Team and Jabil today announced an additive manufacturing agreement to speed the development and delivery of 3D-printed racecar parts for the Renault R.S.19 competing in the 2019 Formula One World Championship. Through the Jabil Additive Manufacturing Network, Renault F1 Team will gain fast and efficient access to top-quality parts.
An early adopter of additive manufacturing, Renault F1 Team continually seeks opportunities to produce racecar parts quickly and economically while reducing vehicle weight and without compromising part strength or integrity.
Jabil is a manufacturing solutions provider that delivers comprehensive design, manufacturing, supply chain and product management services. Leveraging the power of over 200,000 people across 100 facilities in 26 countries, Jabil simplifies complexity and delivers value for a broad range of industries, enabling innovation, growth and customer success. Recent expansions to the Jabil Additive Manufacturing Network are designed to address the 3D printing needs of highly regulated industries, including aerospace, healthcare and the automotive industry.
John Dulchinos, vice president of digital manufacturing, Jabil: “We’re excited to be part of Renault F1 Team’s strategy to improve performance with additive manufacturing. Our ability to consolidate a global supply chain and scale qualified processes as needed will enable the production of chassis and on-car components in record time.”
Antoine Magnan, Head of Partnerships, Renault Sport Racing: “Every single aspect of what we do is geared towards excellence. We look forward to taking advantage of Jabil’s growing ecosystem of certified materials, processes and machines to boost parts availability and overall productivity.”