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Supporting Sustainable Innovation with the Hackaday Prize Challenge

Posted On May 30, 2023 By Protolabs
Protolabs is partnering with Hackaday to support its annual prototyping competition calling for green-minded products.

MVP Challenge Champs Fueled by Digital Manufacturing

Posted On May 22, 2023 By Protolabs
MVP Challenge concludes with Telo walking cane chosen as the crowd favorite
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5 Supply Chain Risks to Watch Out for in 2023

Posted On May 1, 2023 By Protolabs
Will the next year bring a repeat of 2022? Here are the big risks we’re looking at in 2023.
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Follow the Digital Thread for Process Traceability in Advanced Injection Molding

Posted On April 27, 2023 By Protolabs
Explore how digital manufacturing techniques aid in process traceability for injection molding.
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How a Modified, Just-in-Time Manufacturing Approach Evolved for Supply Chains

Posted On April 17, 2023 By Bernie Henderson
Just-in-time manufacturing was created to cure supply chain woes, but something happened…
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Top Supply Chain Disruptions in 2022

Posted On April 3, 2023 By Protolabs
It’s been tough for companies around the world recently. Find out what disrupted business in 2022.
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Friendshoring Can Mitigate Supply Risks, But Getting There is Tricky

Posted On March 24, 2023 By Bernie Henderson
One of the latest trends in supply chain strategies is friendshoring—find out why!
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University of Minnesota Competition Pairs Product Innovation with Digital Manufacturing

Posted On March 13, 2023 By Protolabs
University of Minnesota Competition Pairs Product Innovation with Digital Manufacturing
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Celebrating International Women’s Day by Spotlighting Women in Manufacturing

Posted On March 8, 2023 By Protolabs
A look at the past, present, and future of women in manufacturing
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On-Demand Manufacturing Bolsters Medical Device Innovation

Posted On February 28, 2023 By Protolabs
On-demand digital manufacturing adds speed, reliability, and quality to production of medical parts