waterjet cutting

Creating Prototype Parts More Efficiently with Waterjet Cutting Machinery

Now more than ever, the prototyping industry is leveraging the power of technology—and it’s no surprise, given the myriad new technologies that have surfaced in recent years. One of the most innovative pieces of equipment to impact the world of prototyping is waterjet cutting machinery, which is capable of cutting virtually any material at 60,000…

Reducing Product Development Costs through Prototyping

Bringing a product idea to life—and to the consumer market—can be a time-consuming and costly endeavor. After all, a given product might undergo any number of revisions during the development stage, with each new iteration adding to the total time and money invested. Moreover, because a large proportion of traditional manufacturing now takes place overseas,…

10 Things You Need To Know About Prototype Design

An increasing number of entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses are taking advantage of the growing U.S. economy—and the resulting rise of consumer spending rates—by bringing new products to the market. As a consequence, today the prototype design and development industry is thriving to an unprecedented degree. For this reason, we have put together a list…

The Advantages of Having Your Prototype Developed in the U.S.

In recent years, a growing number of products that were originally conceived in the United States have come to be manufactured abroad. The development of many such products has likewise been outsourced to foreign prototyping companies. Many foreign prototyping companies are partnered with overseas manufacturers to offer clients a seemingly streamlined approach to transforming a…

Budgeting for Prototype Development

Budgeting for Prototype Development A vital stage in the development of many new products, prototyping enables companies to ascertain how a concept translates into reality, providing a convenient means of verifying product functionality and experimenting with design before entering the manufacturing stage. Perhaps the most common question encountered by those in the prototyping business is,…

Secret Asset for Launching and Marketing a New Product

  Connect with your local SBDC Center.  It’s Free and Valuable! The SBDC (Small Business Development Center) is a Hub every Entrepreneur needs to know about.  Powered online through the SBA, you can find your local connection here:  https://www.sba.gov/tools/local-assistance/sbdc. It’s easy to click on your state and find a local branch. Here’s why you should connect:…

Why 3D Printing is so important.

The big hurdle in prototyping and 3D Printing specifically is the technology limitation of trying to create a prototype with exact properties as a production unit. Prototyping is not used for building a final unit, but rather, building a unit quickly, with a process such as 3D printing to prove out the final unit before…