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Shaping The Minds of Future Inventors

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Watching young faces light up as they ponder over brilliant ideas at this year’s Inventors Week at Discovery Cube makes these past two weeks a rewarding experience for us all. From June 27, 2015 – July 12, 2015, Inventors Week attendees of all ages were able to explore, tinker, … [Read more...]

Purple Platypus & Studio Fathom Hosts Stratasys Roadshow

That’s right! You heard it loud and clear! Stratasys' two platinum reseller partners, Purple Platypus and Studio Fathom, are coming together to bring you a one-of-a-kind VIP Event: The 2015 Stratasys Manufacturing Roadshow. This exclusive event will take place at the conclusion … [Read more...]

Automotive Designers Raced for a Cure

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Putting the Pedal to the Metal at Designer Night at the Races As a regular sponsor of Lacks Enterprises Designer Night at the Races, we knew we would not miss out on another night of fun and philanthropy with some of the most talented, forward-thinking designers in the … [Read more...]

#HopeForTheFuture with Paul McCartney

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If you’ve been following our social media accounts, then you’re probably aware that we were featured on Paul McCartney’s Instagram earlier today. With nearly 11K likes on his Instagram account and growing, you’re probably wondering what the deal is behind Purple Platypus 3D … [Read more...]

Katy Perry Uses 3D Printing for Prismatic World Tour

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We are excited to share the news of how our Stratasys technology is illuminating the stage in the opening song of US pop star Katy Perry’s “Prismatic” World Tour. Vibrantly colored 3D printed mohawks were produced by leading Hollywood special effects company, and customer, Legacy … [Read more...]

Supporting Monarch Inc.’s Grand Opening with 3D Printing and Milling Solutions

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On November 25, 2014, Purple Platypus supported Monarch Inc.'s grand opening of their new headquarters located at 1519 N. Norma St. Ridgecrest, CA 93555.  Monarch, Inc. (formerly known as Cal UAS) specializes in aircraft, software, and exclusive services including crop analysis, … [Read more...]

3D Printed Toyota FT-1 Concept Car For LA Auto Show

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Recently announced in Detriot at the North American International Auto Show, Toyota revealed the stunning FT-1 sports car concept. First devised by Calty Design Research in the Sony PlayStation Gran Turismo game environment, FT-1 leapt from the screen to the stage in a … [Read more...]

3D Printed Sculptures by Artist Robin Eley

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Purple Porcupine, a sister company to Purple Platypus, is proud to announce the successful partnership with artist Robin Eley, an Australian artist-in-residence.  PRISM, his latest exhibit, is now on display at the 101/EXHIBIT in Los Angeles, CA until November 29, 2014. This is … [Read more...]

3D Printed Movie Props and Costumes

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Did you know that suppliers of movie props and costumes, like Stratasys customer FBFX Ltd., is revolutionizing the entertainment industry with 3D printing? FBFX Ltd. used Stratasys multi-material 3D printing technology to create various 3D printed pieces for the summer … [Read more...]