3d printing service bureaus

The Where and the Who in 3D Printing

A lot of progress has been made in 3D printing over the last five years. But much of that has been focused on the “what.” What printing technology? What materials?…

FATHOM Expands On-Site Managed Services, Customized to Clients’ 3D Printing Needs

California-based 3D printing studio FATHOM has participated in some pretty interesting projects in the past. We recently saw the company featured on an episode of CNET’s “On Cars,” and not long before…

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Going Pro in 3D Printing

It is only inevitable that, with time, the rampant irrational exuberance about the joys and wonders of 3D printing starts losing its steam, while gradually being replaced by the sober…

South Africa’s 3D Printing Sector Shows Potential Growth Across the Board

All across the world, the 3D printing sector is expanding at an exponential rate, and South Africa is no exception to this growth. The country has gained recognition from the…

Australia’s Boutique Jewelers Thriving Thanks to Brides Seeking 3D Printed Customization

For our industry, it’s hard to imagine what could be more inspiring than writing about lives miraculously changed through 3D printing. With the advent of many significant new innovations in…

From the Desktop to the Service Bureau: Made for Me Releases Results of Industrial Designer’s Survey

If you have access to a 3D printer, whether at home, the office, or at your university—where perhaps there is even an entire room of shiny machines in front of…

Carbon Announces Two New Partners: Midwest Prototyping and Dinsmore Inc. Now Offer CLIP 3D Printing Services

Some of the biggest news in 3D printing over the past year has involved Carbon and their groundbreaking CLIP technology. It’s been almost a year and a half since the…

The UPS Store in Tuscon Partners With talk3D to Help Customers Design 3D Models Online

Even as 3D printing becomes more accessible to the general public, many people still regard it as a mystery. The majority of people I know outside of the tech world…

3Diligent Refines Its Services with New 3Diligent Select Feature

Industrial 3D printing service 3Diligent describes itself as “the 3D printing partner for every business,” and compares itself to companies like Uber and Amazon in that it uses a wide…

3DPrintler Launches Prices Comparison Service & Monetization API for Streamlining 3D Printing

As we are all seeing, 3D printing has the potential to change the world in endless ways, from revolutionizing the world of manufacturing and prototyping to facilitating greater advancements nearly…

Staples & Sculpteo Team Up to Offer New Online 3D Printing Platform

More than two years ago, office supply giant Staples became the first major retailer to carry 3D printers, offering them in their US stores since May 2013. They’ve expanded their…

Shapeways Streamlines eCommerce Process by Introducing Combined Shipments

Founded in 2007, Shapeways is headquartered in New York and has factories and offices in Eindhoven, Queens, and Seattle. It’s a spin-off of Royal Philips Electronics, and their roster of investors…

Kwambio’s 3D File Platform Officially Launches Today, Offering Hundreds of Beautiful 3D Designs

Kwambio has been on our radar for quite some time as they’ve worked diligently toward today’s launch of their dynamic 3D file platform. Along the way, they’ve sprinkled their path…

Shapeways Announces Major Changes to Terms & Conditions, Content Policy

Shapeways, the 3D printing service based in New York City, has just raised $30.5 million in Series D funding from heavy-hitting investors such as Hewlett Packard Ventures, Presidio Ventures, Sumitomo Corporation,…

Buy a 3D Printer or Use a Service Bureau? – Sculpteo Runs the Numbers

With another year gone by, Sculpteo has now revisited a study they did about the cost of 3D printing for both personal and professional applications, and this updated – and…

Moddler Partners with Fictiv for Streamlining 3D Printing Orders via ‘Rock Star’ Vendors

When it comes to the happiness provided to their 3D printing customers, Moddler isn’t taking any chances. With the mission to provide their client base not only with quality 3D models…

Indian 3D Printing Service Bureau Offering 3D Printed Keepsake to Celebrate Newborns

Instapro3d.com is a 3D printing service bureau based in New Delhi, and the startup company digitizes objects and does 3D modeling via a group of professional CAD engineers. One of their…

Rinkak 3D Printing Manufacturing Management Service Available Free In Closed Beta Test

Tokyo’s Kabuku Inc. has just launched a closed beta test of their Rinkak 3D Printing Manufacturing Management Service. It’s a new, cloud-based business management service designed specifically for the need…

Sculpteo Cranks Up Production With New Machine Offerings

Sculpteo offers iOS apps for customizable 3D printed products, web services, and a fast 3D printing service bureau open to all. The company takes 3D designs and manufactures specific objects,…

3Diligent: Double-Blind Bidding is a Win-Win for Customers & 3D Printing Service Providers

3D printing is not only transforming the world of manufacturing and multitudinous other industries, but it’s an industry within itself that is becoming a thriving marketplace. With the eruption of such…

Sculpteo Offers Big Price Break on 3D Printed Items with Economy Plan Shipping Option

From their head office outside of Paris and their San Francisco location, Sculpteo founders Éric Carreel and Clément Moreau say their workshops are dedicated to printing 3D designs using various techniques….

Proto Labs’ Fineline Additive Manufacturing Service Touts Swift 1-2 Day Turnaround Times

In the late 1990s, Larry Lukis says he was frustrated by the cost and time it took to produce short run, injection molded parts. So Lukis founded the Protomold Company,…