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World-Changing Innovation with Additive Manufacturing

This week, we’re celebrating National Philanthropy Day (Nov. 15) with a look at how 3D printing and additive manufacturing are changing the world! Explore how this innovative technology is changing our world for the better by creating sustainable sanitation structures, low- and no-cost homes for displaced peoples, medical necessities, and more. 3D printing is helping…

Reinventing Toy Production with 3D Additive Manufacturing

It’s officially the holiday season, and what better way to celebrate than with a look at how 3D printing and additive manufacturing are expanding and reinventing the toy industry! From its inception, toys have always been a major product of 3D printing; in fact, S. Scott Crump, the inventor of Fused Deposition Modeling, actually developed…

ProtoTip: The Interactive Customer Journey

At ProtoCAM, our number one priority is getting to know our customers and their unique projects so that we can deliver the best products possible. For “Get to Know Your Customers Day,” we’re sharing what our customer journey looks like from start to finish, and how we keep the process interactive and educational with The…

ProtoTip: What is Automated Manufacturing?

Traditional manufacturing involves many individuals working together to bring a product to fruition. Automated manufacturing introduces automated technologies and processes into the mix, which provides many benefits to the end product and the customer. Automation of additive manufacturing technologies and post-processing is a primary aspect of the Fourth Industrial Revolution,  in which breakthroughs in new and…

Ask the Interns: An Exit Interview with Tony & Christian

We previously reported on the backgrounds and various goings-on of our summer additive manufacturing interns, Tony and Christian. 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 onto from here! As Tony and Christian wrapped up their last few…

Mid-2021 Review: Celebrating ProtoCAM!

We’re midway through 2021, and we wanted to take a moment to reflect on what we’ve accomplished so far, and where we’re headed in the second half of this year! As we entered into 2021, we moved forward with new hopefulness and a mind to innovate for the future after a tumultuous 2020. Throughout the…

Celebrating World Environment Day w/ Environmental Accountability at ProtoCAM

World Environment Day is June 5th, 2021, and we’re celebrating the positive impact the additive manufacturing industry and ProtoCAM are contributing to our environment and world sustainability. World Environment Day has a focus on preserving natural processes, emerging green technologies, and innovative thinking that can help restore the world’s ecosystems, rather than just mitigation or…

ProtoTip: Rapid Prototyping at ProtoCAM

At ProtoCAM, our slogan is “Excellence in Additive Manufacturing”…but did you know that it was formerly “Excellence in Rapid Prototyping“? While our focus has shifted alongside the industry towards rapid production and manufacturing, we also offer our high-quality rapid prototyping services to meet just about any industry or product requirement. Need a prototype part or…

National Dinosaur Day: A DINO-mite ProtoCAM Showcase

National Dinosaur Day is May 15th, but here at ProtoCAM, we’re always having a roaring good time! In fact, we’ve got a couple of old bones right here at ProtoCAM! With their years of expertise in the additive manufacturing field, Ron Belknap, our CEO and Founder, and Ed Graham, ProtoCAM’s Vice President of Additive Manufacturing,…

Highlighting Women in Additive Manufacturing: Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating by highlighting woman professionals in additive manufacturing (AM). The National Women’s History Alliance, which selects and publishes the yearly theme for Women’s History Month, named the theme of 2021, “Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to Be Silenced.” Here at ProtoCAM, we strive to give women an…