3D printing is the latest manufacturing technique which continues to grow every day. It uses an advanced type of additive manufacturing process which creates a 3-dimensional object layer by layer. 3D printer allows creating things easy, fast and affordable. The technology can also be used on a larger scale in many industries including medicine, construction, art, science and manufacturing. Nowadays, some people are making few 3D printed illegal things, so government is deciding to limit the use of 3D printer for commercial use. There are many developing 3D printing companies which revolutionized the 3D printing industry. Here are 10 inspiring 3D printing startup companies which are shaping the future.
Formlabs is a Somerville based company founded by Maxim Lobovsky, David Cranor and Natan Linder in September 2011. The company designs and manufacturers desktop 3D printers and known for funded $3 million by Kickstarter. In 2012, they released their first 3D printer, Form 1 that raised a record breaking $2.9 million in funding. Recently in June 2014, they launched their second 3D printer, Form 1+ which has a more advanced design than previous including speed, quality and reliability.
Industry is a worldwide popular 3D printer industry, founded in New York in 2009. The company was founded by Bre Pettis, Adam Mayer and Zach Hoeken. It is a leading producer of desktop 3D printers. Between 2009 and 2011, the firm sold more than 3500 units. They designed many 3D desktop printers but the most popular is Replicator. They also offer hundreds of free projects for downloads and provide an open source platform for sharing ideas and designs.