E-commerce is a phenomenon that has transformed the way we do business worldwide, just as 3D printing is transforming the world of manufacturing. Both processes, unheard of at one time, are responsible for breaking down monumental barriers in the ways we operate in terms of shopping, entrepreneurial endeavors, as well as innovating, ‘making,’ and sharing.
With e-commerce and 3D printing combined, it’s a strong force for encouraging all of those interested in the technology to try their hand at making, sharing, and selling. 3D printing communities and marketplaces generally offer a menu of 3D printing services and choices, most with unique qualities drawing a specific base of 3D printing enthusiasts.
vasesPoland-based Printify is all about bringing people together in a comprehensive way. They are an online 3D printing service working with all levels of 3D printing enthusiasts, aiming to break any barriers there might be in connecting designers and engineers with 3D printing service providers, no matter where they may be, and no matter whether they need to sell products, buy them — or just have their products 3D printed. They will soon be offering training courses in their marketplace as well. … (Read more)