Lancashire3D, the prototype and serial production 3D printing studio, is to open its first plant in Preston which will increase production capacity while reducing lead times. Its customer base includes both trade and consumers, and production spans prototypes, small runs from ten units to larger runs of more than 5,000 items, and bespoke requests. In-house services include 3D scanning and reverse engineering, enabling customers to have physical objects digitally reproduced and 3D printed within hours of the receipt of a design. “Steven Pearson, co-founder at Lancashire3D Ltd, said:”We bring more than 10 years technology, design and industry experience and are committed to developing truly innovative ways to marry the art and science of 3D printing, while delivering on our vision to work with recyclable materials. “Lancashire3D Ltd has grown to be the largest 3D printing studio in the North of England and our new Lancashire based plant will allow us to handle a greater range of engineering materials and support our continued expansion.” Lancashire3D is committed to sustainable production and. s. up to 90 per cent recycled thermoplastics and 100 per cent recyclable paper-based packaging.

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