Case Studies

Since the inception of 3D printing in the early 1980s, mass production has been viewed as the technology’s holy grail. But for more than a decade, while other companies have teased the possibility of full-production 3D printing of sneakers, eyeglasses, toys and other objects, Switzerland-based Sonova, the...

Golden Sun Manufacturing has been a master designer, modeler and caster of high-end jewelry based in Plains, Montana, since 2001. Whether it’s helping its jewelry customers deliver unique and original pieces or recreating heirlooms, Golden Sun is a highly regarded company in jewelry manufacturing. The...

Zsombor Antal of Best Cast outside of New York City talks about why 90+% of his production is on EnvisionTEC's 3D printers. The company has been doing mass customized production with EnvisionTEC 3D Printers since 2004 and said the technology is what best meets its needs. "We...

Néo 3D, la branche 3D numérique d’Orthodontic’s à Chartres s’est rapidement imposé comme le précurseur français du numérique dentaire en orthodontie depuis sa création en 2012. Avec un taux d’équipement en scanner intraoral de seulement 7% chez les chirurgiens-dentistes en France aujourd’hui, la marge de progression...

McGill University’s Laboratory for Advanced Materials and Bioinspiration uses 3D printing technology to replicate nature’s own textiles and patterns to better understand tough designs that are resistant to puncture and more. Imagine building a jigsaw puzzle out of ABS plastic that is 45 times tougher than...

D-Entity is a 50-year-old, full-service dental and orthodontic laboratory that has embraced technology change as a means to deliver affordable and quality care to patients. It has two facilities in Italy, in Modena and Rimini, and co-owner Roberto Acorsi says the company has embraced all things...

Hazleton Casting Company in Eastern Pennsylvania can now offer fast-turnaround castings without expensive hard tooling to its specialty equipment manufacturers Revolutionizing a manufacturing process that has been around for more than 5,000 years isn’t done overnight, but that is precisely what is happening in the metal...

How the Loop Was Born Maarten Bodewes didn’t set out to get into the hearing care business. A young engineer for Microsoft in Antwerp, Belgium, he was busy enjoying life — including the joys of clubbing and live music. After one night out having fun, Maarten couldn’t shake...

With more than 100 3D print jobs a week, Oral Arts puts its seven 3D printers through the paces, and the team knows from experience which 3D printers really deliver Thomas Winstead founded Oral Arts Dental Laboratories in 1970 in Huntsville, Alabama. Oral Arts has grown...

Luke S. Kahng owns and operates one of the most successful and innovative dental labs in the United States. His LSK121 Oral Prosthetics outside of Chicago serves about 500 dentists, primarily in North America. A Korean immigrant, Kahng is proud of the work his company does...

For more than 35 years, Laboratorio Artigiano Goretti has been producing semi-finished components for footwear in Serra de’ Conti in the Italian province of Ancona. In addition to its experience, Goretti is known particularly for it high-quality uppers and studs, as well as a culture that...

Located in Suzhou, China, professional inner-ear monitor manufacturer, Senhear, relies on EnvisionTEC 3D printers and materials to affordably deliver high-quality products. Senhear makes customized, and increasingly fashionable, inner-ear devices with EnvisionTEC's Perfactory 4 Standard XL machines, which use advanced DLP technology, and DDSP printers. Before 3D printing,...

Martin Miller worked for a jeweler for 20 years before he decided to break out on his own, as a full-service jewelry design studio with a focus on custom pieces. “I needed to get out and do things on my own,” said Miller, whose Flow to...