Protolabs is an American 3D printing service company that provides rapid manufacturing of low-volume 3D printed, CNC machining-machined, sheet metal, and injection-molded custom parts for prototyping and short-run production. It has 6 manufacturing facilities in the United States and is headquartered in Maple Plain, Minnesota. It focuses on markets like medical devices, electronics, appliances, automotive and consumer products. The company is founded in 1999.

Company profile

Business Type3D Printing Service
Headquarter(s)Maple Plain, Minnesota (USA)
Other locations Offices in Europe and Japan
Founder(s) Lawrence J. Lukis
CertifiedISO 9001:2015, AS9100D, ITAR Registered


Technologies SLA,, SLS, Carbon DLS, PolyJet, MJF, DMLS
Material TypesPolymers, Metals, Silicone
MaterialsAccura Xtreme White 200, Accura Xtreme Gray, RenShape SL7820, WaterShed XC 11122, RPU 70, PA650, PA620-MF, PA12, PA11, Accura 5530, Accura 60, PerFORM, PP Somos 9120, FPU 50, Aluminum AlSi10Mg, Cobalt Chrome, Copper CuNi2SiCr, Inconel 718, Stainless Steel 17-4 PH, Stainless Steel 316L, Titanium Ti 6Al-4V
Supported File Formatsstl, sldprt, prt, igs, stp, sat, x_t or x_b
Post ProcessingClear Coating, Plating, Dyeing, Decaling, Texturing, Polishing, Heat Treating
Traditional TechnologiesInjection Moulding, Sheet Metal Fabrication, CNC Machining
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Delivery Times1 day