McDonald’s consider 3D printers for Happy Meal toys

11 Nov

In a very bold statement, Mark Fabes – the fast food chain’s IT director – spoke of how he was debating the use of 3D printers to make Happy Meal toys in-store. A real future gazing ambition and a testament to the rapid growth of 3D printing itself.

Chances are it’ll be years before a 3D printer is ever seen in a McDonald’s – PR stunts aside – but if the plan ever comes to fruition, I’ll march right in there and order a hamburger with an Officer BigMac toy.

Now I guess all there is to do is wait…


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