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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,…

2018 Year in Review

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

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

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”

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…