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Medical Innovations Made Possible with 3D Printing

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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

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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

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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,…

Progress At ProtoCAM: An Interactive Historical Timeline

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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…

2018 Year in Review

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2019 is here, but let’s not forget what a great year we’ve had in 2018! It’s time to reflect once again on all the updates, innovations, and more we’ve had in the past year: We worked with several established businesses and up-and-coming entrepreneurs to produce case studies discussing the prototypes we created for them, including one with…

Help Us Break the Spell — A Halloween Quiz

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What have you done ProtoMAN?? It looks like our mascot has cast a spell over our facility this Halloween…can you help us set things straight in this interactive quiz?

Utilizing 3D Printing for Education

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3D printing continues to develop and expand its reach into various fields, not the least of which is education. From 3D-printing bones for use in medical demonstration to building 3D files in virtual reality platforms, this technology has the potential to draw future engineers at an early age. As those of us at ProtoCAM are…

Ask the Interns: An “Exit Interview”

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We previously reported on the various going ons of our two summer interns, Ashley (our marketing intern) and Nolan (our additive manufacturing intern). Their time here at ProtoCAM is drawing to a close, and while we’re sad to see them go, we’re thrilled to see where they’ll head to from here! As they wrap up…

Recreating & Reinventing Artwork With 3D Printing


Recreating historical art and artifacts has traditionally been the work of a specialist of the original media of the art piece, but with an increased need for a better and more durable option, 3D printing has become a viable method for reproducing ancient art. As 3D printing’s technological accomplishments grow, so does the lifetime of…