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3D printed plastic prototypes: What’s Next?

3D printed plastic prototypes: What’s Next?

Posted On 26 January 2023 By Alex Edwards
3D printing is often a great entry route to prototyping plastic parts mainly because it is a quick, flexible, and cost-effective process. But what happens once you are ready to move forward with your product development plan?
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Start-up Business Trends - Are you a Zebra?

Posted On 01 November 2022 By Protolabs
What’s hot at the moment if you are a start-up business? What's important is what your solution is.
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Manufacturing Start-ups - Effective Partnerships

Posted On 01 November 2022 By Protolabs
Forming the right partnerships in the early days could make the difference between success and failure.  This blog explores where you can go for help from the early stages of your business through to manufacturing.
Manufacturing Capacity for Start-ups

From start-up to manufacturing scale-up

Posted On 01 November 2022 By Protolabs
This blog explores what you need to consider before you invest in equipment and machinery.
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Digital Manufacturing Innovation – where disruption becomes reality.

Posted On 01 November 2022 By Protolabs
In this blog we look at where digital manufacturing is going and what it could mean for your business.
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Manufacturing Start-ups - Navigating Common Pitfalls

Posted On 01 October 2022 By Protolabs
This blog explores how you can minimise the risks for a manufacturing start-up.
JOSCAR registered

Protolabs achieves JOSCAR recognition, joining elite group of suppliers for Aerospace, Security, Space and Defence industries

Posted On 24 January 2022 By Protolabs
Having supported the sector for a number of years we are now officially recognised as a fully compliant and credible supplier to major businesses within the associated industries.
DNV Certification


Posted On 20 May 2021 By Protolabs
Expanding our support for the energy sector with first to market DNV ‘Qualification of Manufacturer’ certification
Automotive Report 2019

The Innovation Race

Posted On 01 October 2019 By Matt Hatch
Protolabs Auotomotive Report 2019 talking to some of the most influential people in the European automotive industry.
Protolabs Trophy Winner - Optim by Ferran Sánchez Monferrer

3DPI Awards - Winning Design

Posted On 04 July 2019 By Kimmy Forshaw
We wanted to mention how proud we were to once again partner with the 3D Printing Industry to hold the trophy design competition for 2019.