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June 2016

Fast Radius Becomes Member of America Makes

ATLANTA - June 23, 2016 - PRLog — Fast Radius, global leader in on-demand parts manufacturing, announced its membership with America Makes, the nation's leading and collaborative partner in additive manufacturing and 3D printing technology research, discovery, creation, and innovation. America Makes leverages the country's most brilliant technical minds from all sectors to create an epicenter of advanced innovation in additive manufacturing and 3D printing. 

"Becoming a member of America Makes is a logical step for our company," said Fast Radius co-founder, Mitch Free. "We are committed to advancing additive manufacturing technology, and being a member of America Makes places us in an echelon of other thought leaders from across the country who are as passionate as we are about the future of manufacturing. It's exciting to be a part of this next wave of innovation. The resources America Makes provides its members will enable us to continue growing rapidly." 

Among the many advantages of America Makes membership, Mitch Free cites the ability to collaborate with fellow members as a conduit for knowledge-sharing. America Makes' Deputy Director Kevin Creehan, Ph.D., will work closely with Fast Radius to ensure the alignment of deliverables to industry applications, and implementation of technology, intellectual property and information dissemination processes. 

"The world of manufacturing is rapidly changing before our eyes," said Creehan. "Fast Radius has set the pace for what is to come in advanced on-demand manufacturing. I look forward to collaborating with their team." 

About Fast Radius 

Fast Radius is a global on-demand manufacturer of complex parts, using additive manufacturing, CNC machining, injection molding and industrial quality control processes. The company delivers fast quotes and fast production to designers, engineers and supply chain leaders, to speed up product cycles and eliminate expensive physical inventory. Fast Radius provides virtually unlimited capacity, with advanced manufacturing facilities in Atlanta, GA, Louisville, KY and select manufacturing partners throughout the world. Quotes and orders can be placed at http://www.fastradius.com

Thousands of designers, engineers and supply chain management companies, including UPS and SAP, have chosen Fast Radius On-Demand Production Platform™ to deliver on the future of on-demand distributed manufacturing. 

About America Makes 

America Makes is the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute. As the national accelerator for additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing (3DP), America Makes is the nation's leading and collaborative partner in AM and 3DP technology research, discovery, creation, and innovation. Structured as a public-private partnership with member organizations from industry, academia, government, non-government agencies, and workforce and economic development resources, we are working together to innovate and accelerate AM and 3DP to increase our nation's global manufacturing competitiveness. Based in Youngstown, Ohio, America Makes is the flagship Institute for the National Network of Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) infrastructure and is driven by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM). For more information about America Makes, visit http://americamakes.us.