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Shapeways is redefining product creation. Shapeways enables businesses to bring their ideas from inception to post production and fulfillment with its end to end solution offerings in 3D printing manufacturing. Founded in 2007, Shapeways is headquartered in New York City and has factories in Long Island City, the Netherlands, and a network of innovative partners around the world. Shapeways has a network of over 1 million businesses and has printed over 10 million products.
Unlike desktop printers or makerspaces, the Shapeways platform offers services from its own factories and global supply chain network. Printing in over 50 materials and finishes, Shapeways provides 3D printing manufacturing solutions to businesses of all sizes across a multitude of industries. Businesses in medical, robotics, drones, education, consumer products, to name a few, have all benefited from direct access to the most innovative technology and industrial-quality materials.
Shapeways began as a spin-out of the lifestyle incubator of Royal Philips Electronics, and investors include Union Square Ventures, Lux Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, INKEF Capital, Index Ventures, Hewlett Packard Ventures, and Presidio Ventures.