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3D Printed Movie Props and Costumes

The Star-Lord helmet from “Guardians of the Galaxy” features various Stratasys 3D Printed parts

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...]

National Manufacturing Day 2014

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Modern manufacturing environments are commonly thought of as dark, dangerous factories designed for low-skilled workers. However, the National Manufacturing Day movement addresses this misperception by giving manufacturers and distributors an opportunity to open their doors and … [Read more...]

Maximize 3D Printing Opportunities with Triple Jetting Technology

Maximize 3D Printing Opportunities with Triple Jetting Technology

Once again, Stratasys is giving designers and manufacturers more options to shape the way things are made with the introduction of its new Objet500 Connex1 and Objet500 Connex2 Multi-material 3D Printers. The new 3D printers combine multiple materials and high throughput for … [Read more...]

Buckle Up With SpaceClaim’s Easy-to-Use 3D Direct Modeling Software

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You may be wondering, is SpaceClaim Engineer really that easy to learn and use for creating 3D models? With all the buzz about 3D printing, Purple Platypus is often recruited for speaking engagements within the Southern California community.  Just recently, we partnered with a … [Read more...]

3D Printed Injection Molds Reduce Product Lead Time By 97%

3D Printed Injection Molds Reduce Product Lead Time By 97%

Did you know that you can create up to 97% lead time reduction for the production of injection mold tools for prototype parts by introducing 3D printing into your tooling process? At Whale, a leading manufacturer of water and heating systems, injection mold tools are being 3D … [Read more...]

3D Printing Featured on CNBC The Profit

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When Marcus Lemonis isn’t running his multi-billion dollar company, Camping World, he goes on the hunt for struggling businesses that are desperate for cash and ripe for a deal.  In the past 10 years, he’s successfully turned around over 100 companies.  Now he’s bringing those … [Read more...]