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10 3D printing companies and services in California

on Dec 7 2014 , 15:46:30

California is the hi-tech capital of the world and fast becoming a major 3D printing hub, from makerspaces to 3D scanning services. We put together a list of 3D printing companies and services operating in the Golden State. Let us know if we forgot to mention your place of business!

1. Autodesk

Autodesk, Inc. is an American multinational software corporation that makes software for the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, and entertainment industries.

2. Trimble

Trimble offers the most comprehensive range of 3D  scanners for the rapid collection of 3D data. Capture data quickly and safely with immense detail and accuracy.

3. TechShop San Jose

TechShop is a membership based do-it-yourself workshop that provides you with the tools, equipment, training and a vibrant supportive community of creative people and staff to help you bring your ideas to life.

4. Sparktruck

SparkTruck is an educational build-mobile! Our mission is to spread the fun of hands-on learning to kids all across the USA, empowering teachers and students to find their creative potential.

5. Radicand Inc.

The Radicand Lab is a collaborative platform for entrepreneurs and freelancers working on hardware products. The Radicand staff and member community work together to provide a full suite of services for new hardware product development including engineering design consulting, product strategy advising and rapid prototyping. The Radicand Lab is based out of a 10,000 sq.ft. facility in Redwood City that is currently shared by over a dozen hardware product development projects.

6. Type-A-Machines

Type A Machines is a technology leader in 3D printing, delivering the best printer possible with an unmatched return on investment. By engaging with and learning from the 3D printing community, we encourage independent modification, develop technologies that benefit our users, and set new industry standards.

7. FLUX Foundation

FLUX engages people in designing and building large-scale public art as a catalyst for education, collaboration and empowerment. We’re a nonprofit organization that exists as a new model for the exploration of large-scale art. We invite people to join us in designing and building artworks for a wide range of environments and audiences to learn every facet of the making process.

8. Ace Monster Toys

Ace Monster Toys is a Hackerspace in the East San Francisco Bay Area dedicated to education, hacking, and maker culture. We are membership based group with regular free open-to-the-public classes and events. We are open to anyone and non-members are welcome.

9. Pagoda Arts

Laser cutting services using CO2 laser systems. The company is located near San Francisco with easy highway access from the greater Bay Area.

10. Identify3D

Identify3D provides intellectual property protection, quality assurance, and data security in all phases of digital manufacturing.

Do you have a 3D printing service in California? Add it to the global 3D printing map!




Dennis Mitzner is the Chief Editor of Inside3DP.com and contributes to a wide selection of magazines, websites, blogs and newspapers. In addition to covering 3D printing and the maker movement, Dennis writes about politics, finance, technology and the markets. His work has been published in Information Week, Jerusalem Post, AFP, PJ Media, Times of Israel and in several other notable publications.

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