Case Studies

See how innovative companies are using rapid manufacturing to solve complex development challenges and launch successful products to market fast.


Choosing to use Protolabs hasn't been a decision they have regretted as the ProtoQuote software and short-run production model have provided a product that meets the exact diameters needed.
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Falmouth based ICE, develops wrist rest and gets the product to market quickly with the help of Protolabs
Exoskeleton to combat lumbar pain.
When innovations take wing
Parker Hannifin
Parker Hannifin Brings Exoskeleton to Life
The Lourd’innov Steripass® Transfer System
Fast prototypes offer more scope during design review for Lourd’innov
PepsiCo R&D Team Elevates Packaging Design with 3D Printing
Global food and beverage brand creates replica Black Panther mask with Multi Jet Fusion
Swiss company, Piavita, achieved a breakthrough in long-term stress-free examination for horses with their new Vet System.
ISAR Gears
With the aerospace industry increasing demand for electronic drives, ISAR was only too happy to take on the challenge – with expert support from Protolabs
Following development trials by Rotork engineers, a patented, ground breaking solution is proving to be highly effective at preventing valve leakage.
Stream Lion
Engineering consulting firm uses production 3D printing to bring new modal hammer design to market.
The Goodsmith Protective Horseshoe
Goodsmith combines barefoot movement with the need for shoeing with plastic parts made by Protolabs.
Tech giant uses moulding to trim development time from months to weeks for next-generation printers
Hansgrohe turns to Protolabs for their Chrome Plated Parts
The Powerfist Gauntlet from popular fantasy game Warhammer became reality thanks to Luma ID and Protolabs
The Shadow Robot Company
Making robots really useful
Hager lights the way with an innovative electrical control system
ITL Group
Helping to Make Food Safer
Launch of New ‘Floome’ Model to Market
Choo Choo: Protolabs helps Alstom’s Loco Competition Entry Keep on Track!
Electronics giant leverages rapid prototyping to enhance comfort, design of Moverio augmented reality glasses
Innovative vehicle accessory designer partners with Protolabs
Novax DMA
Protolabs supports Novax DMA with the production of a highly specialist part
Connecting with nature through technology
EasiChef by AGI Solutions
Sitting at the dock of kitchen innovation