Makelab Launches First Local 3D Printing Service in San Francisco

Makelab, a leading New York City on-demand 3D printing service, has opened a new location in San Francisco, becoming the city’s first local on-demand 3D printing service. This expansion aims to revolutionize rapid prototyping and production processes for local businesses, particularly in the technology and hardware sectors.

Makelab’s New York branch is a key player in design, engineering and hardware, producing more than 150,000 parts for more than 15,000 customers in seven years. Their services have supported startups and established companies in the areas of consumer products, robotics, hardware development and medical devices. The company’s commitment to high-quality pieces and deep understanding of customer needs has led to its success in New York, a model it plans to replicate in San Francisco.

Located in the SoMa neighborhood, Makelab SF offers local businesses the benefit of same-day pickup and expedited services, improving the speed of innovation and iteration cycles.

Christina Perla, co-founder and CEO of Makelabhighlights the importance of a local presence to foster strong customer relationships and provide tailored support and information.

Makelab offers a full range of 3D printing services, including SLA, FDM, MJF and VCJ technologies, using over 15 different materials. These capabilities serve key industries such as robotics, hardware development, medical devices and consumer packaged goods (CPG).

Nate Padgett, co-founder of Informal and hardware community organizer in San Franciscopraises Makelab’s presence, anticipating significant benefits for the local technology community.

With locations now in New York and San Francisco, Makelab is strategically positioned to serve the two largest and most dynamic cities in the United States. The San Francisco branch officially opened on May 28. For more information, visit

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