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Your Single Digital Manufacturing Resource

We are the fastest and most comprehensive manufacturing service in the world. Get an online quote with free design analysis in hours for quality parts in as fast as 1 day.


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Our Manufacturing Services

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Injection Molding

Get affordable, high-quality molded parts and bridge tooling within days. With our free moldability consultation, the design and molding process is rapidly accelerated to save you time and money.

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  • Low-volume molding up to 100,000+ parts with volume pricing available—no MOQ required
  • 100+ plastic, elastomeric, and silicone rubber materials
  • Automated CMM for fast, in-house quality documentation
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CNC Machining

Leverage the same speed, precision, and reliability in machining that you’re accustomed to at Protolabs but unlock advanced machining capabilities like tighter tolerances and volume pricing through our manufacturing network.

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  • Machined parts in as fast as 1 day with optional plating and anodizing in as fast as 4 days
  • Cost-efficient machined parts at higher volumes
  • Tolerances down to ±0.001 in. (0.020mm) through our digital network
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3D Printing

Want quality parts and additive expertise at a single 3D printing source? Choose from seven different additive manufacturing technologies for cost-effective prototyping and highly precise, repeatable production parts.

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  • Additive technologies include metal 3D printing, SLA, SLS, FDM, and more
  • 30 plastic and metal materials in a range of finishes
  • 25 years of additive manufacturing expertise
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Sheet Metal Fabrication

From easy quoting to quick-turn production and finishing options, get up to 500 quality sheet metal parts in your hands in days from a single supplier.

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  • Instant quotes with interactive manufacturability feedback
  • Six sheet metal materials including aluminum, stainless steel, steel, brass, and copper
  • Finishing options from welding and hardware insertion to powder coating and silk screening

What’s New at Protolabs?

Welcome to Protolabs Network

Our digital network includes more than 250 highly vetted manufacturing partners around the world. The result is a wider envelope of advanced capabilities, improved cost-efficiencies, and higher part quantities—all at your fingertips.

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How to Work With Us

Upload a CAD File

To start, simply select a manufacturing process and upload a 3D CAD file.

Get Quote with DFM

Within a few hours we'll send you design for manufacturability (DFM) analysis and real-time pricing.

Manufacturing Begins

Once you review your quote and place your order, we'll start the manufacturing process. We also offer finishing options.

Parts are Shipped!

Our digital manufacturing process allows us to produce parts in as fast as 1 day.

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Design and Engineering Support

We offer both automated and live manufacturing support. With every quote, you get free interactive manufacturability analysis to quickly improve part design, but if you have additional questions, applications engineers are always available to talk through your project at 877-479-3680 or [email protected].

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Infinite Capacity

Between our on-demand digital factories and our global network of manufacturers, you never have to worry about capacity issues. Get consistent lead times, a range of plastic and metal material options, and a reliable supply chain option. Quality parts on time—every time.

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Product Development Trends in 2024

Innovation leaders share the factors shaping how we bring products to market today and in the future.

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Manufacturing Resources

Plastic Manufacturing Guide

Learn how to select the best manufacturing process and material for your custom plastic parts.

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Metal 3D Printing Materials Guide

Explore the different metal material options available for direct metal laser sintering (DMLS). 

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3D Printing Cost Design Tip

Exploring the multiple ways you can lower your part costs at all stages when developing parts.

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