Press Room Posts Tagged as Rapid Prototyping

3D Printing: Just What the Doctor Ordered

Published 10/14/2014

For years we have seen 3D printing turn out a multitude of products; jewelry, jet engine parts, remote controls, sneakers. There are some that say this space-age technology also dances on the perimeter of creating items that can end a life, such as firearms. But the future of 3D printing isn’t about how it has...

Bringing the promise of 3-D printing to R.I.

Published 09/12/2014

FASTER AND CHEAPER: With the growing embrace of 3-D printing in the manufacturing and academic worlds, R&D Technologies is experiencing strong growth. Here Justin and Andrew Coutu, president and CEO of the company respectively, show off many objects produced with the technology. By Lori Stabile PBN Staff Writer Posted 9/15/14 These aren’t your average printers. They can create 3-D prototypes...

"3D Printing: 5 Reasons to Use it in Product Development"

Published 08/15/2014

Inside Business: The Hampton Roads MagazineBy: Chris RichterPosted: August 15, 2014  No matter what we are building, whether it be a spaceship or a paper-clip, we are all looking to make something faster, better and cheaper. Anyone who has tried to accomplish all three of these simple goals realizes the challenge of meeting these criteria. With the...

"Regulators Need to Catch Up with 3-D Printing Technology "

Published 07/29/2014

3-D printing can create medical devices that can save and improve lives, but regulators are holding up progress.  Article by Justin Coutu Ever since Garrett Peterson was born, his parents have had to watch him suddenly stop breathing. Garrett was born with a trachea so weak that the littlest things make it collapse, cutting off his ability...

"Competition is King"

Published 07/28/2014

Competition is King Justin Coutu, the president of R&D Technologies, a Rhode Island supplier of 3D printers that distributes the devices in Massachusetts, said the technology is catching on with everyone "from Hasbro to Pratt & Whitney." He said 3D printed prototypes in particular can be a key for manufacturers that want to protect their designs, and...