3D Hubs

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3D Hubs
IndustryManufacturing, 3D printing, CNC machining, Injection moulding
FounderBram de Zwart
Brian Garret
Number of employees

3D Hubs calls itself "the world’s largest network of manufacturing services".[1] The platform offers 3D printing, CNC Machining, and Injection Molding and operates a global network of manufacturing partners.


The company was founded in April 2013 by Bram de Zwart and Brian Garret. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the company opened its second office in New York City in August, 2014.

3D Hubs is a privately held company backed by EQT Ventures, Balderton Capital and Dutch investors DOEN and Zeeburg. The company raised $4.5 million in its Series A round of funding in September, 2014.[2][3] As part of the financial deal, Mark Evans, General Partner at Balderton Capital, joined the two founders on the company board. On July, 2016 the company raised Series B funding led by EQT Ventures, as part of the financial deal, Ted Persson, Design Partner at EQT Ventures joined the board.[4]

Digital Manufacturing Report[edit]

The company releases a quarterly Digital Manufacturing Report covering recent trends in the manufacturing industry. The report includes print quality ratings, 3D printer model popularity, print categories, most used CNC and 3D printing materials, colour choices and demographics. The report is based on data from 6,000 active international suppliers that create over 200,000 parts each quarter.[5]

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  1. ^ "Meet the 3D Hubs team". Retrieved 16 October 2019.
  2. ^ PitchBook Data Inc. (3 Feb 2015). "Is Europe at the heart of 3D printing innovation? Here's why it may be". Hot Topics. Retrieved 10 February 2015.
  3. ^ Biggs, John (2 Sep 2014). "3DHubs Raises $4.5 Million To Make Local 3D Printing Global". TechCrunch. Retrieved 16 October 2014.
  4. ^ O'Hear, Steve. "Mr". Techcrunch. Techcrunch. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Digital Manufacturing Trends Q2-2018". The 3D Hubs Digital Manufacturing Trends launches every quarter, using data from 6,000 active service providers creating 1,000,000 manufactured parts. Retrieved 2018-04-24.

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