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Yahoo! Small Business: How Proto Labs makes manufacturing in the USA possible for more inventors

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2012

November
Entertainment Engineering: Teamwork Amid Rapid Growth
Minnesota Business: 2012 Minnesota Manufacturing Awards

September
Medical Design Technology: Cut to the Bone

August
EEWeb: Featured Engineer: Brad Cleveland
Design News: Design Decisions: Resin Choice Is Critical

June
Medical Design Technology: Living in the Material World
Micro Manufacturing: Micromolders Aim to Produce Flash-Free Parts

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MoldMaking Technology: Gate Selection Tips

January
Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association: Best Practices on the Shop Floor: Safety
Medical Design Technology: Proto Labs Announces SkyLight as Latest Cool Idea!

2011

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Medical Design Technology: Perspectives on Device Design — Part 1
Entertainment Engineering: Prototype Positions Backwater Paddles for Big Box Success

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Product Design & Development: Smart Prototyping for Smart Toys
Design News: Prototyping Your Way Out of a Mess

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2010

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Design News: Prototype Designs: Comparing Additive and Accelerated Conventional Methods
Machine Design: Concurrent Prototyping Makes for Better, Faster Designs

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Design World: Beyond Prototyping
Machine Design: Online RP Come to CNC Parts

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2009

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Time Compression: Fast via Machining and Molding

July
ConnectPress - CATIA community: Prototyping Process
Advanced Materials & Processes: Prototyping Process Overview
Design Engineering: Proto Labs turns 10

May
IMSM.com: The global leader in fast prototype parts
Medical Design: Putting the rapid into injection molding

April
Mechanical Engineering: Democratization of Manufacturing

January
Appliance Design: Heed the draft
Design World: Digital Prototyping Helps Revolutionize Cycling Training
MakePartsFast.com: Tips & Techniques for Improving Injection Molding Design

2008

December
Time Compression Technologies: High-performance Prototyping at 3PAR

November
Product Design & Development: The Brainstorm: The Future Of 3-D Printing

October
Cozy Beehive: Design Process Behind The iBike Power Computer

September

August
Inc.com: Proto Labs, Inc. ranked No. 69 in the Top 100 Manufacturing Companies
Machine Design: Software Review: Online Portal Tracks Plastic Injection-Molded Parts
Star Tribune: Prototype maker Proto Labs lands huge investment
MarketWatch: New Online Portal Lets Injection Molding Customers Help Themselves

July

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Product Design & Development: The Brainstorm: Control Over Time To Market

May

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Design News: Rapid Injection Molding Gets Big
ConnectPress: Proto Labs

2007

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Appliance Magazine: A Flexible Solution
Medical Design: Prototyping plastic parts: cut, mold, or build?
Medical Design Technology: Perspectives in Molding

October
Product Design & Development: Braemar Leverages Rapid Injection Molding
Product Design & Development: Does Your Design Fit the Rapid Injection Mold?
Design 2 Part: Rapid Injection Molder's Automated Process Creates Strategic Advantages for Clients

July
Design News: Strength Smackdown: Additive Fabrication Versus Molding and Machining
Design News: Intelligent Subtractive Manufacturing
Design News: Rapid Prototyping? Just Call it '3D Printing'

June
Design Product News: Rapid Injection Molding for Fuel Cell Development
Desktop Engineering Magazine: GE Case study - Saving Time, Not Cutting Corners

May
Minneapolis Star Tribune: In prototypical fashion, Protomold grows into new space

April
Design World Online: Manage Design Tradeoffs Through RIM
JEC Composites: RTP Company's EMI shielding compounds used in production of telemetry equipment
Entertainment Engineering: Figaro case study, Giving the Opera a New Voice.

February
Design News: "Protomold's computer cluster speeds machining operations"
Machine Design: "Web-Based Quoter Shows Parts in 3D"
Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal: "Protomold expects fast growth from new prototype division"

January
Manufacturing Talk: "Protomold in the UK"
Medical Design Technology: "Rapid Injection Molding Reduces Prototype Process Risks for Oximeter"
Mechanical Engineering: "Where does CAM stand?"
Product Design & Development, Medical Design: "Speed Testing"

2006

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Medical Device Link: "Molding Company Adds 3-D Feedback Feature to Online Quotes"
Design News: "A Three-Dimensional View of Molding Issues"

September
Inc.com: "Outlook 2006: Consumer Products "
Machine Design (In the News): Rapid Injection Molding Works on the Fly

August

June
Designfax: "Get More from Rapid Prototyping"
Product Design & Development: "Keeping Track at the Track"

May
Design News: "Designing with Plastics: Do It Right the First Time"
ConnectPress: "Medical Manufacturer Uses Rapid Injection Molding to Improve Product Design"
IDES.com: "Plastic Prototyping: How Methods Measure Up"

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Product Design & Development: "Xerox Case Study"
Designfax OEM eNews: "Prototypes: The fast and the functional"
Medical Design Technology: "View From The Top"
Job Shop Technology: "Motor Manufacturer 'Revs Up' with Rapid Injection Molding"

February
IEN: "Plastic Prototyping: How Methods Measure Up"

January
Medical Product Manufacturing News: "Rapid Injection Molding"

2005

December
Electronic Design: Changing The Face Of Blood-Pressure Monitoring

November
MCAD Online: Rapid injection moulding

October
Appliance Design Magazine: PROTOTYPING – Matching the method.
Product Design and Development: Planning the End of Product Life

September
Design News Magazine: Turnaround Specialists

August
August Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry Magazine: Finding a Fit with Rapid Injection Molding
Medical Design Technology Magazine: Rapid Injection Molding Reduces Prototype Process Risks for Oxymeter

July
Desktop Engineering Magazine: Cleaning up with Rapid Prototyping

June
Industrial Control - Design Line: Plastic Prototyping: How Methods Measure Up

May
Time Compression Technology Magazine: The Rapid Injection Molding Process Gets Automated

April
April ConnectPress Online: Rapid Injection Molding Brings New Possibilities

March
DesignFAX Magazine: Using Rapid Injection Molding to Improve Product Design

February
Machine Design: RIM's a key for next generation FOB

January
Appliance Design: PLASTICS & PLASTIC PARTS: Faster Flow ; Molder helps innovative vacuum-cleaner motor get to market quickly.

2004

November
NASA Tech Briefs: "Rapid Injection Molding Offers Alternative to Conventional Prototyping"

October
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: Protomold Tops Growth 50 List
Design News Magazine: The Key to Speed

August
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: 50 fastest growing Minnesota technology firms listed

July
Machine Design: Molding technique gets golf aid in duffers' hands fast

June
Desktop Engineering Magazine: Hitting Their Stride — It's Just the Beginning. Service bureaus are no longer an emerging phenomenon, and there's still a lot of room to grow

May
Automotive Design and Production: Prototypes made quickly — and economically
Pro/E Community (online): Rapid Injection Molding Allows Automotive Component Supplier to Maneuver Around Tight Prototyping Deadlines
Time Compression Technologies: 10 Top Considerations When Ordering Prototype Plastic Parts
Time Compression Technologies: Rapid Injection Molding Offers Real Parts, Real Fast

April
Electronic Component News (ECN) Magazine: 3D Modeling and Advanced Tooling Technologies for Success
Medical Design Technology: Speed, Cost and Quality - Company finds perfect fit with Rapid Injection Molding

March
Medical Design News: More sizes and colors for knee repair gauge.
Plastics News: Protomold takes a fast, simple approach
DesignFAX Magazine: Rapid Injection Molding slashes development time, production costs.

February
Product Design and Development: Rapid Injection Molding Plus Advanced Software Equal Fast, Affordable Prototypes

January
Appliance Manufacturer: Plastics Molding: Real Parts, Real Fast
Desktop Engineering: Developing Products Faster

2003

December
Plastics News: Protomold expects strong sales growth to continue
Job Shop Technology: Injection Molder Streamlines Operations with Proprietary CAD/CAM Software
Twin Cities Business Monthly: Making parts faster, better, cheaper - and making it look easy

November
Machine Design Magazine: Real parts real fast with rapid injection molding

October
Time-Compression Technologies Magazine: Rapid Injection Molding Improves the Bottom Line

September
Design News Magazine: Web-Based Mold Design and High-Speed CNC Slash Lead Times

July
Machine Design Magazine: Fast Molder Promises Real Parts in as Little as Five Days

May
Injection Molding Magazine: Fast Forward Prototyping Arrives

April
Plastics News: Rapid Molder Protomold Boosts Sales, Space

March
Job Shop Technology: Rapid Injection Molder Continues Growth

February
Minnesota Technology: Maple Plain Based Protomold Thrives on Keeping Things Fast and Simple

2002

October
Minneapolis Star Tribune: Creating the Mold