We are the world’s fastest digital manufacturing source for rapid prototypes and on-demand production parts. Our automated quoting and manufacturing systems allow us to produce commercial-grade plastic, metal and liquid silicone rubber parts within days.
The result? A manufacturing partner that helps you accelerate speed to market and strategically manage demand volatility across the entire product life cycle.
Leveraging Digital Manufacturing
1. Increase Speed to Market
- Quotes within hours, parts within days.
- Short manufacturing turnaround times support multiple design iterations.
- Development is accelerated and products are launched to market faster than before.
2. Design Better Parts
- Automated design for manufacturability (DFM) analysis provided free in every machining and moulding quote, highlighting potential issues and providing immediate solutions.
- Application engineers available to discuss design challenges and offer support.
- Extensive library of online resources including guidelines, tips, and white papers.
3. Reduce Risk
- Cost-effective aluminium tooling validates design before capital investment in steel tooling is made.
- Manufacturing scale to relieve capacity issues and subsequent production delays for companies that are producing parts in-house.
- On-demand production to effectively manage demand volatility and inventory costs.
“Protolabs is a tremendous ally because they enable us to develop and iterate at a much higher speed. Sometimes, we use Protolabs as the manufacturer for a given component for the lifetime of the project because they are so great to work with.”