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Product Development Teams Feeling the Need for Speed
Protolabs survey finds companies under pressure to get products to market faster while still juggling workforce challenges.
Protolabs Answers NASA Generative Design Project Call
Digital manufacturing leader meets challenge from NASA engineers to rapidly manufacture a generatively designed space travel apparatus; delivers part in 36 hours, Protolabs reports.
Protolabs 3D Printing Report Indicates Industry Growth
A survey of more than 700 members of the global engineering community and key market data identify the current and future state of additive manufacturing, Protolabs reports.
Product Development Teams Feeling the Need for Speed
Protolabs survey finds companies under pressure to get products to market faster while still juggling workforce challenges.
Clicking Parts Certification into the AM Puzzle
Validation and certification of 3D printed parts is getting easier as standards efforts mature and process monitoring capabilities take aim at consistent quality.
Protolabs Revamps Its Manufacturing Partner Network
The service, formerly known as Hubs, is viewed as a hybrid digital manufacturing model combining Protolabs' digital factories with global suppliers.
Protolabs Introduces Accelerated Anodizing and Chromate Plating
Protolabs' expanded CNC machining capabilities enable ability to get custom plated Parts in as fast as 4 days.
Recycling Helps Build Circular Economy for AM
Advances in 3D printer materials handling capabilities and recycling services are helping engineers optimize scrap parts and unused additive manufacturing materials. 
Galvanizing Hybrid Manufacturing Workflows
As all-in-one solutions emerge, software and automation are streamlining additive manufacturing and other manufacturing processes into optimized and integrated production workflows.
Protolabs Debuts Volume Pricing via Digital Network of Manufacturers
Manufacturing model pairs company’s own digital factories with distributed supplier network to expand options for product developers and production buyers.
The Support-Free 3D Printing Balancing Act
Despite the upside to support-free 3D printing, supports should be considered as just another tool in the toolbox to optimize certain parts and applications.
Editor’s Pick: Analyze models for 3D printing suitability
Protolabs Instant Manufacturability Analysis online service simplifies parts design process for 3D printing.
Editor’s Picks: February 15-21, 2023
One of the picks will be chosen as DE’s Editor’s Pick of the Week.
Diversification and Domestic Production Keep Rising
On-demand manufacturers brace for supply chain volatility.
Protolabs Launches Instant Manufacturability Analysis for 3D Printing
Get automated design feedback and expanded material and finishing options for 3D printing with new solution.
Digital Tools Fuel Reshoring Revolution
AM and digital manufacturing tools are in the spotlight as companies localize and distribute manufacturing closer to home to build greater resiliency into their supply chains.



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