Platform UCA welcomes new member Tokiomarine Kiln

Tokiomarine Kiln

Platform UCA welcomes new member Tokiomarine Kiln

About Tokiomarine Kiln
Tokio Marine Kiln is a leading international insurer with a reputation for underwriting excellence, great people and innovative products.

We are part of the Tokio Marine Group, one of the world’s largest insurance companies. We empower more than 900 employees in 20 cities around the world to protect customers against complex and ever changing risks. Continue reading “Platform UCA welcomes new member Tokiomarine Kiln”

Hype technologies to profoundly change aviation – Hans Heerkens, Platform UCA

Hype technologies

Hype technologies to profoundly change aviation – Hans Heerkens, Chairman Platform UCA (PUCA)

Far from the spotlight of the media, technologies are developed that can significantly change aviation – and society- especially when applied jointly. Two of them are 3D printing and quantum computers. Perhaps you do not think of aviation right away. But these technologies can profoundly change aviation, and may have a major impact on tomorrow’s world.

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is a technique by which an object is constructed in thin layers, as if a printer does not apply one layer of ink to paper, but layer after layer. The significant advantage is that more and more items can be manufactured wherever and whenever they are needed. This saves time and transport costs. Experiments are already conducted with 3D printing of food. In combination with nanotechnology, which can change properties of materials considerably, the possibilities seem unlimited. Continue reading “Hype technologies to profoundly change aviation – Hans Heerkens, Platform UCA”