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Crafting a Sustainable Engineering Culture 
Organizations are embracing new tools and seeding new design practices to promote sustainability objectives and build greener products.
Crafting a Sustainable Engineering Culture 
Organizations are embracing new tools and seeding new design practices to promote sustainability objectives and build greener products.
Picking the Right Process
There is no single solution to choosing the optimal production process, just a tried-and-true method of asking the right questions and leveraging vendor help.
Get a Grip on Print Quality
As use of 3D printing expands, designers are challenged to ensure quality control. New tools are emerging to help.
Meet Your New Design Consultant: Generative Design
Designers discover and learn generative design on YouTube; find AM to be complementary.
Sustainable Product Development Gains Momentum
New Protolabs report finds engineers drawn to sustainable design practices, but there’s still work to be done to develop lasting corporate focus.
AM Peripherals Watch
As adoption of 3D printing for production picks up, a fresh wave of AM peripherals is emerging to help organizations automate workflows and achieve consistent output at scale. 
The Do’s and Don’ts of Metal 3D Printing
The No. 1 rule for optimizing value: redesign parts specially for metal AM while following materials and post-processing specs.
MaaS Rewrites Rules for Manufacturing
The business model and the platforms that serve manufacturing-as-a-service are relatively new to the digital landscape, so it’s critical to adapt technologies to meet market demands.
Editor’s Picks: Feb. 4-10, 2021
One of the picks will be chosen as DE’s Editor’s Pick of the Week.
Protolabs Launches Digital Quoting Platform in U.S.
The digital manufacturing company unveiled its advanced e-commerce system built to accelerate online quoting, design analysis and ordering.
Protolabs Buys 3D Hubs Online Manufacturing Platform
Once integrated, 3D Hubs' customers will have access to a broad set of manufacturing capabilities, pricing and lead-time options, delivered through digitally enabled e-commerce model.
Digital Transformation in Turbulent Times
The pandemic has prompted the increased use of design and simulation technologies to prepare for an uncertain future.
Protolabs Announces CEO Succession Plan
Vicki Holt is retiring after leading the company for the past seven years.
Sponsored Content
Check It Out: Apply Design Tips to Cut Part Production Costs
Protolabs has published a white paper, "Design Essentials for CNC Machining," that provides tips for designers to help reduce machining costs and more.
Rapid Results
Need a prototype? There’s no shortage of quick-turn manufacturing services. The trick is finding the right partner, the right process and the right price.



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