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ProtoTip: Continuous Improvement & Consistency via DyeMansion Powershot S

At ProtoCAM, we’re always striving to promote continuous improvement within all areas of our facility as part of our commitment to maintaining ISO 9001:2015 certification. This continuous improvement includes regular review of our finishing abilities, and investigating how we can better innovate and add new machinery that contributes to better replication of parts and faster…

Additive Manufacturing’s Impact on Global Climate Change

Earth Day is here and we’re celebrating by investigating how the 3D printing and additive manufacturing industries are working to help combat climate change. A significant contributor to climate change is the sheer abundance of plastics littering our planet. Throughout its life, plastic emits greenhouse gases, which contribute to global warming, while microplastics harbor toxic…

Ensuring the Highest Quality Safety Standards During COVID-19

Here at ProtoCAM, we’re working diligently to support our community, customers, and employees during the COVID-19 crisis. We note with pride that 3D printers and additive manufacturing facilities around the world are providing desperately needed medical supplies to overwhelmed healthcare organizations. From community discord servers to crowd-sourcing databases, our industry at large has been steadfast…

Combating Coronavirus with 3D Printing

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic is currently sweeping the world, and here at ProtoCAM, like in many businesses, we’re doing our part to flatten the curve of illness. While we’re implementing changes in our facility to combat the spread of this illness, the industry at large is also seeking to assist where possible. As 3D printing…

Progress At ProtoCAM: An Interactive Historical Timeline

Learn all about ProtoCAM’s history with our interactive timeline! Check out the links below to learn more about the events of the timeline! Fire at ProtoCAM facility in Allen Township ProtoCAM Adds Sales and Marketing Manager to Team ProtoCAM to Appeal to Wider Community with New Hire Introducing the HP Multi Jet Fusion Happy Retirement…

2019 Year in Review

It’s the start of a new decade, and we’re excited for what 2020 will bring! But before we launch into the new year, we wanted to reflect back on all the updates, innovations, and more we’ve experienced in 2019: We achieved several certifications this year, including ISO 9001:2015 certification and Safety Committee certification. Both of these certifications have contributed to our…

Medical Innovations Made Possible with 3D Printing

The innovations available with 3D printing and additive manufacturing are constantly evolving and advancing. In no area is this perhaps more evident than in the medical field. Almost daily, we can see an explosion in this use of 3D printing for cosmetic facial reconstruction, prosthetic limb production, creating personalized medication, and even building organs and…

Ask the Intern: An Exit Interview

We previously reported on the background and various goings-on of our summer additive manufacturing intern, Nick. His time here at ProtoCAM is drawing to a close, and while we’re sad to see him go, we’re thrilled to see where he’ll head to from here! As Nick wraps up his last week, we asked him about…

Mid-2019 Review: What We’ve Been Up to This Year

We’re halfway through the year, and still celebrating our 25 years in business while taking a moment to reflect on what we’ve accomplished so far! This February, ProtoCAM teamed up with Catasauqua Middle School in this year’s Dream It. Do It. PA’s 2019 student video contest, “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” Local manufacturers worked together…

3D Printing & the Environment: Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling

With Earth Day fast approaching, we’re investigating the 3D printing and additive manufacturing industry to discover the latest trends in going green and promoting better environmental responsibility through this innovative technology! A significant environmental issue in recent years has been the overuse of single-use plastics, which not only contaminate waterways and add to our growing landfills,…