This tree lists various manufacturing processes arranged by similarity of function.
- Data from Fundamentals of modern manufacturing
Labeling and painting
Main articles: Imaging and Coating
- 3D printing
- Direct metal laser sintering
- Filament winding, produces composite pipes, tanks, etc.
- Fused deposition modeling
- Inkjet Printing
- Laminated object manufacturing
- Laser engineered net shaping
- Layered manufacturing
- Rapid Induction Printing
- Selective laser sintering
- Spark plasma sintering
- Worker–machine activity chart