25 Apr '16, 10pm

Company Profile: Cloud DDM's Lights-Out 3D Printing #3dprinting

When Cloud DDM started their 3D printing service, they wanted to be able to mail parts as quickly as possible back to their customers. Therefore, they chose the location of the company accordingly – and ended up in the same building as the UPS hub in Louisville, Ky. Working in the UPS hub means that Cloud DDM can print parts until midnight and ship them anywhere in the country by 9 am. Cloud DDM produces on-demand 3D printed parts in an automated “lights-out” factory. Founder and CEO Mitch Free spoke at the Kansas City SmartPort’s annual industry briefing in early April, and talked to PD&D about how they speed up production and fit into supply chains, as well as where the 3D printing industry is going. Cloud DDM offers four types of materials: ABS, Polycarbonate, Polycarbonate-ABS, and ULTEM1010, all available using fused deposition modeling (FDM). Free explained that FDM ...

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