Wohlers Associates

 

Rapid Product Development 
Service Providers

For information on service providers, see Wohlers Report 2014, an annual worldwide progress report on the additive manufacturing and 3D printing state of the industry.

  • Advanced Manufacturing Services Rapid product development and LS and DMLS from EOS (Australia)
  • Aerosport CNC milling, stereolithography, urethane casting, vacuum forming, fiberglass and composites, custom finishing, 3D modeling, industrial design, and mechanical engineering
  • Alpha Prototypes Stereolithography, PolyJet, FDM, 3DP from Z Corp., CNC, and injection molding
  • American Precision Prototyping SL, LS, FDM, wax patterns, urethane castings, metal castings, and low volume custom parts
  • Anubis 3D 3D printing for prototyping and short-run production using laser sintering (Canada) 
  • Aristo-Cast Producer of investment castings, including low volume prototypes and high volume production quantities in most alloys, including magnesium
  • Arptech SL, LS, urethane castings, CNC machining, and bridge tooling (Australia)
  • ARRK Product Development Rapid prototyping, CAD/CAM, CNC, machining, fabricated prototypes, vacupressure molding, and complete product finishing
  • Applied Rapid Technologies Corp 3D design services, stereolithography, vacuum cast urethane parts, and rapid "bridge" tooling for injection molded plastics
  • Aspect Laser sintering services (Japan)
  • Automated 3D Modeling Rapid production of models from CAD systems suitable for prototypes and rapid tooling
  • Axis Prototypes LS, SL, urethane prototypes from rubber molds, and on-demand production parts (Canada)
  • Bastech CAD, engineering, SL, LS, plastic and metal reproductions, prototype tooling, and short-run injection molding
  • Bertrandt Wide range of services for the complete development of an automobile (Germany)
  • Brooks Technical Solutions Design, modeling, engineering, FEA, motion analysis, first article inspection, and technical documentation
  • CAM-LEM Uses a special lamination process to manufacture components, prototype molds, and tooling in metal or ceramic directly from a 3D CAD file
  • CA Models SL, LS, CNC, urethane casting, model making, tooling, plastic injection molding, and CMM inspection (Scotland)
  • The Casting Haus Perfactory casting patterns for the jewelry and medical industries (Canada)
  • C.ideas 14 FDM machines; ABS, polycarbonate, and custom blended plastics; InVision, SL, and urethane castings


Part produced in PEEK, courtesy of EOS

  • CY3D Printing Prototyping and production parts using color binder jetting, FDM, and laser sintering
  • df3d Design factory for 3D printing that allows you create your own 3D printing business using the Cloudf3d platform
  • Digital Mechanics AB FDM, PolyJet, LaserCusing, urethane casting, investment casting, and custom finishing (Sweden)
  • Dinsmore and Associates Product design, SL, LS, DMLS, FDM, PolyJet, CNC machining, injection-mold tooling, injection molding, and metal casting
  • Eagle Design & Technology Assist industry in the design/build process from, prototype to production
  • Engineering & Manufacturing Services (EMS) 3D printed parts from Z Corp's color machine
  • EoPlex High Volume Print Forming (HVPF), a layering process of manufacturing small parts in ceramics and metals
  • 4D Solution LS, SL, 3D Printing, vacuum casting, and CNC machining (Germany)
  • Figulo 3D printing of ceramics
  • FineLine Prototyping High-resolution small-spot stereolithography for the medical device and electrical connector industries
  • FIT Rapid fabrication of prototypes and short-run production of special parts (Germany)
  • GPI Prototype & Manufacturing Services DMLS, PolyJet, LS, SL, FDM, urethane and metal castings, CNC machining, and other services
  • Harvest Technologies Concept and functional models, investment and sand casting patterns, and patterns for soft tooling; LS, CNC
  • IDELT Design, engineering, prototyping (SL, LS, and high-speed machining), tooling, urethane castings, reverse engineering, and other rapid product development services (Spain)
  • InterPRO Online quotes for prototypes, as well as cast urethane parts, CNC, metal casting, and painted models for customer presentations
  • Ionic Models Scale models and prototypes from the ZPrinter 310 machine
  • Impression 3D CAD and 3D printing services for architects, designers, and others (France)
  • Javelin Design, additive manufacturing, and related services (Canada)
  • Laser Innovations and Solid Imaging Third-party service and support of Coherent Ion laser systems and solid state laser system integration
  • Laser Prototypes Europe SL, LS, reaction injection molding, urethane casting, metal casting, short-run production, CAD, CNC machining, finishing, and painting (Northern Ireland)
  • Laser Reproductions Rapid product development, SL, LS, FDM, and CNC machining
  • LayerWise Additive metal manufacturing using the EOSINT M system (Belgium)
  • LGM Full service model shop providing visualization products for architecture, development, and land planning
  • Make-Parts.com 3D printing, 3D scanning, and CNC routing and laser cutting
  • Marco Polo Products CAD/CAM, laser sintering, SL, FDM, rapid tooling, and reverse engineering (India)
  • Materialise Mammoth stereolithography, LS, FDM, high-speed milling, vacuum casting, and Next Day service (Belgium)


Full-scale automobile instrument panel created 
on a Mammoth stereolithography system, 
courtesy of Materialise

  • NE3DP 3D print services using an Mcor paper lamination machine
  • Medical Modeling Dedicated to the production of models for medical applications
  • Metaltec Innovations Direct metal printing available to artists and others who want to print rapid metal parts of their designs
  • microTEC Miniature stereolithography parts (Germany)
  • Northern Lights Technology Center CAD modeling, SL, LS, FDM, 3DP, and metal casting
  • NRI Transforms computer-generated 3D models into real, physical objects
  • On-Demand Manufacturing Laser sintering machines dedicated to the production of flight qualified hardware, such as air ducts
  • Omega Plastics Plastic injection molding, prototype tooling, bridge-to-production molds, and low volume manufacturing (UK)
  • The Outside Digital design consultancy specializing in the conception, development, and production of high-end consumer products
  • Paramount Industries Industrial design and mechanical and manufacturing engineering, complimented by product development and manufacturing services
  • PartSnap Product development, Objet 3D printing, urethane castings, and laser scannning
  • Pentagon Plastics Prototyping, 3D printing, SL, LS, injection molding, vacuum casting, and mold tools (UK)
  • PERIDOT Engineering service bureau that provides product and tool design and development
  • Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies Design, analysis, simulation, testing, rapid manufacturing, power systems, vacuum systems, medical devices, training, technical support, and software development
  • Powdered Metal Parts Part manufacturers featuring powder metal and sintered metal products
  • ProtoCAM Full service rapid prototyping service provider using a wide range of technologies and materials
  • Protogenic Manufactures prototypes and conceptual models using stereolithography and silicone rubber (RTV) molds for limited pre-production quantities
  • Protomold Rapid injection molding without the need for steel mold material, EDM, or expensive custom engineering
  • Protosys Technologies Private Limited CAD/CAM, prototyping, RTV silicone rubber tooling, and epoxy tooling (India)
  • Proto Technologies Urethane casting; SL, CNC
  • rapid prototype + manufacturing (rp+m) Engineering, design, FDM, binder jetting, SL, PolyJet, DMLS, LS, and AM materials development
  • RapiTech Rapid prototyping, tooling, metal casting, and reserve engineering for automotive, aerospace, medical, consumer, and other industries (India)
  • RPC Technologies First Finnish company to provide rapid prototyping services (Finland)
  • Realize SL, LS, and custom finishing
  • RedEye Rapid FDM part building service with online quoting and ordering
  • Ren Technologies India Ltd. PolyJet, color 3DP, SL, urethane castings, CNC machining, tooling, painting, CAD, and reverse engineering (India)
  • Schmit Prototypes Design, models, prototyping, and injection molded parts at one location
  • Schneider Prototyping Stereolithography, laser sintering, CNC machining, molded parts, and metal castings (Germany)


Nerve model produced on the Connex500, 
courtesy of Stratasys Ltd.

  • Sculpteo Upload your design or choose one from the community gallery for 3D printing (France)
  • Shapeways Place where you make your own 3D designs come to life using 3D printing (Netherlands)
  • Sherpa Design Design and development services including high-end modeling and drafting, data translation, prototyping, fabrication, and associative design tool development
  • SICAM Engineering, SL and cast urethane models and prototypes, rapid tooling, injection-molded parts, and offshore manufacturing
  • Solid Concepts Silicone rubber tooling, TrueCast epoxy tooling, and aluminum tooling; SL, CNC
  • Solid Image 3D Printing Models and prototype parts at your facility or rent an additive machine by the day, week, or month
  • Solize A leading CAD, prototyping, and moldmaking service and sales (Japan)
  • Spring Srl Engineering, prototyping, and manufacturing services (Italy)
  • Star Prototype Chinese service provider owned and managed by Gordon Styles of the UK (China)
  • Synergeering Group Laser sintered nylon parts from two EOSINT P 700 machines
  • 3BIGGG Project analysis, advise, and the manufacture of scale models, prototypes, complex structures, avatars, and other kinds of objects (France)
  • 3D-CAM Design, SL, LS, rubber tooling, CNC machined tooling, aluminum epoxy tooling, Zap tooling, urethane casting, injection molding, QuickCast, and sand casting
  • 3D Creation Lab 3D printing services using machines from Z Corp. and Objet Geometries (UK)
  • 3D Creation Systems SL, LS, material jetting, FDM, and composite 3D printing, as well as memberships that come with predefined numbers of hours of machine time 
  • 3rd Dimension Industrial 3D Printing Metal and ABS 3D printing
  • 3D-LABS Parts from Scan-LED Technology and multi-jet modeling, and surface finishing, coating, and other services (Germany)
  • 3D Innovations 3D design and development through 3D printing and rapid prototyping
  • 3D Product Development Integrated prototyping service provider with multiple facilities (India)
  • 3T RPD Functional and aesthetic prototypes using plastic laser sintering and direct metal laser sintering technology (UK)
  • ThatsMyFace.com Online facial analysis and FaceStatues, which are custom-made statuettes from a facial profile
  • The Technology House Project management, product design and development, engineering, and rapid prototyping
  • Total C S Team, Inc. Rapid product development and commercialization; repair, maintenance, and optimization of stereolithography systems, and other services
  • Wolverton Rapid Prototyping Electromechanical design, CAD, and 3D printing of ABS plastic parts

For additional information on service providers, see Wohlers Report 2014, an annual worldwide progress report on the additive manufacturing and 3D printing state of the industry.