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This article showcases our top picks for the best London based 3D Printing companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the 3D Printing industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top London 3D Printing Companies
B&S Steel Ltd
B&S Steel Ltd are reputed suppliers of steel beams, bars, structural steel & RSJ beams in Ascot, Bedford, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cambridge, Chelmsford and Salisbury. Our expert team is committed to provide quality products and satisfactory customer services.
We have been trading in the steel industry for the last several years and we have achieved good reputation in the market. Our company offers the architectural and structural steel fabrications for all types of projects.
We provide our services for both domestic and industrial clients’ at most competitive prices. You can contact us for any help or advice..
Kniterate is an affordable and compact digital knitting machine for your workshop. It turns your digital designs into knitted garments automatically.
They’ve simplified the process of designing and making knitwear. Allowing you to go from an idea for a scarf, a beanie, a sweater or a dress into a design ready to be made within a few minutes.
They love knitwear. It’s light and breathable, adapts to your body and unlike cut-and-sew, there is almost no waste, because the product is knitted to shape.
They started Kniterate because they wanted to democratize clothing manufacturing. They want you to be able to explore knitting’s potential and locally make personalized goods for your customers, your loved ones and of course, for yourself.
Until now this was only possible with industrial knitting machines, which cost upwards of $50,000, take a lot of space and require a technician to operate. They have re-imagined this industrial technology to deliver it to your space..
iMakr.com is an online store selling a wide range of desktop 3D printers and related materials, supplies and services. iMakr also operates the world largest 3D Printing store over 2 floors.
Located at 79 Clerkenwell Road, EC1R 5AR, in Central London, and at 152 Allen Street, New York NY 10002. The stores sells best-in-class 3D Printers, Filaments, Finishing solutions and 3D Printed objects by renowned designers.
The iMakr Store also operates a 3D scan yourself service, as well as training, classes, workshops and demonstrations.. .
Established in 1989, Cadventure prides itself on its exceptional customer service through long term relationships. Cadventure is a provider of best practise BIM, Enterprise and CAD solutions to the AEC industry.
Headquartered in Central London, they provide nationwide coverage in the UK for sales, training and support. Cadventure is uniquely placed in the UK market to offer its customers’ the broadest range of BIM, Information Management and CAD solutions.
Whether you are an architectural practise, engineering, manufacturing or construction company – small or large, they have the solutions to help your business make informed choices and to help improve your business and project execution performance, through: – Scalable and Collaborative Project solutions and products – Flexible, affordable licensing to meet your needs – Leading Consultancy, Implementation and Training services – Innovative 3D Printing and Presentation solutions.. .
Innovate Product Design
They are an International product design firm that helps individuals, entrepreneurs, and startups design and develop their new product idea(s). They help them get their idea from their head or rough sketch into a viable manufactured ready product that they can take to companies, investors, and/or manufacturers depending on which route they choose.
They do not take a percentage of their profits nor do they take any ownership in the idea. They just charge them for the services that they offer such as patent searching, product design and development, prototyping, patenting, manufacturing, and branding..
Oxia Palus is an artificial intelligence art tech startup, resurrecting the world’s lost art. Our mission is to uncover masterpieces lost to the ages using AI.
In September 2019 Oxia Palus featured in MIT Technology Review for reconstructing a lost Picasso, La Femme Perdue and subsequently gained worldwide press coverage. Since then Oxia Palus has presented research at NeurIPS 2019, came 3rd in NVIDIA’s Top 10 AI Developer Stories of 2019 and recently featured in NVIDIA’s GTC 2020 Keynote by NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang.
In May 2020 Oxia Palus joined NVIDIA’s Inception Program. Oxia Palus was founded in London in January 2019 by George Cann and Anthony Bourached..
Rapido3D captures most types of objects i.e: actors for film & tv, sculpted animals, characters, statues, for animation in film & tv, copying, replicating, scaling, modifying, animating etc. Any object that you want to copy or even scale up or down.
Rapido3d specialises in capturing real world objects, that can then be manipulated for various uses.. .
Additive Flow is a computer software company that focuses on developing a software platform for 3D object printing. It features AI-enabled tools to introduce a paradigm shift in how products are conceived.
Based on user-defined targets and physics-driven optimization.. .
3D Printing Industry
3D Printing Industry is a global media company that provides a dedicated resource for anyone interested in 3D printing, a technology field that is growing quickly in relevance and application across industrial and consumer sectors. It reports on and creates original content about the latest developments in 3D printing, technology breakthroughs, the latest applications, and the opinions of industry insiders for its users.
3D Printing Industry’s team of writers delivers reliable news, interviews, and insight about the latest trends in 3D printing across the board, including the pioneering home users, the maker community, and industrialists. It also provides articles, blog posts, and opinions, as well as videos and images across all platforms through its main website and social media sites.
3D Printing Industry was founded in 2012 and is based in Hong Kong.. .
ThingLab from Inition Ltd. are an independent supplier of 3D printers and 3D scanners, providiing full installation, training, consumable supply, tailored warranty & service contracts suiting all requirements.
They also offer 3D scanning and 3D printing bureau services in-house to specialists such as architects, product designers, sculptors, jewellery manufacturers, model makers, universities and advertising/product promotion companies. To find out more, please follow 3D printing or 3D scanning..
At Wevolver we want to empower people and stimulate innovation by enabling anyone, anywhere to develop hardware technology. We believe there is a societal need for innovation as well as that there is an intrinsic human drive to create.
When anyone is able to develop new hardware technology; individuals, communities, and organizations of all kind are empowered to learn, solve challenges, and start new ventures. These increased opportunities generate innovation, and increase social welfare.
That’s why we built our application to be powerful, flexible and intuitive. With our clean design and easy to use interface, you can focus on exploring and building your project.
Wevolver is an inspiring place that’s open, transparent and social.. .
Dibbsto 3D Printers Uk
Dibbsto is an online store containing the most unique tech products you could think of. Dibbsto was created by an enthusiastic team of technophiles based in the UK.
We believe that life could be made way more comfortable and fun with the help of specific technological solutions.. .
Moteefe is an e-commerce platform that allows anyone to sell customized merchandise through social media. Moteefe provides a unique end-to-end e-commerce platform designed for merchants of all sizes – from individual entrepreneurs to larger retailers – to turn their brand and creative designs into globally available merchandise in minutes.
The company was founded in 2014 by Lev, Mathijs, and Olivier while pursuing an MBA at INSEAD.. .
Unmade are changing fashion design and manufacture. By controlling industrial knitting machines in a new way, the startup can make a different garment every time turning these machines into 3D printers for clothes, but using high quality, natural fibres instead.
Launching this winter in Somerset House, Unmade gives customers the chance to remix the work of prominent artists and designers to create their dream jumper that is then made in front of them. Customers can also see their designs on models before sending to knit with Unmade’s unique preview technology.
No-one else has been able to offer custom production in knitwear due to the high programming cost. Unmade’s patent-pending technologies remove this cost and makes one-off production possible at a similar cost to local mass production.
Through Unmade, brands can then offer bespoke, customised or limited edition knitwear to their customers. Using the same machines as major brands such as Burberry or Benetton, Unmade is running factory trials early next year to prove their technologies at an industrial scale.
Unmade’s long-term aim is to create a platform and marketplace through which brands and small designers can offer custom clothing to their customers and taking the mass custom production of knitwear to an industrial level.. .
Cavendish Imaging has been providing a specialist imaging service for Dentists, Maxillofacial Surgeons, Dental Implant Surgeons and Orthodontists, as well as Facial Plastic and ENT Surgeons, for more than 10 years. Their services include Cone Beam CT scanning, 3D Facial Scanning and the production of Medical Anatomical Models.
Their Modelling Service uses the latest technology to produce high resolution Rapid Prototype models from any scan data, in as little as 24 hours. This service is offered to surgeons working all over the UK and internationally, in all specialties.
Their imaging service is particularly focused on imaging of the head and neck and because they are particularly well informed in this speciality, they are able to provide improved results, with low X-ray dose, and increased speed and efficiency. Cavendish Imaging is the only centre in the area to offer all these services..
Gambody is an online marketplace that aims to unite two popular and prosperous niches, gaming and 3D printing. The project was designed to help people create, buy and sell designed masterpieces for breaking out wave of 3D printing technology.
Everybody needs plenty of those miscellaneous things which make our lives better and fill it up with necessary comfort, despite the fact that some of them may actually be useless 😉 Gambody mission is to create the marketplace for any type of product for 3D printing, but the main direction for now is Gaming! The service gives gamers the opportunity to buy and print out their favorite branded game characters and enjoy them in their real life. Designers have a perfect chance to earn money and to create some unbelievable 3D designs, just the way they like it.
Gamebody makes the virtual reality become reality!. .
Within Technologies designs and develops 3D printing software for its clients. The company’s range of software include Autodesk wihthin and Autodesk within medical.
Autodesk within enables its users to verify and optimize lattice and skin elements. Autodesk within medical allows implant designers to create coatings for their implants to aid osseointegration.
Within Technologies was founded in 2008 by Siavash Mahdevi.. .
3D Additive Solutions USWC
Mobayad Enterprise Ltd. (No.
09375292) based in London, Uk owns and operate two start-ups, 3Dprintinghome.co.uk (The market place for the business 3d printing needs) and peopleinvesting.co.uk (Connecting people with affordable investing opportunities).. .
Miproto is changing manufacturing for both businesses and individuals. The website allows anybody to upload their product idea, and have it developed by the same engineers working on the worlds most advanced technologies, into 3D CAD files, 3D printed models, prototypes and even mass manufactured items.
The company brings together the disjointed process into one slick system – reducing times from months to days and weeks. Whilst reducing costs by cutting admin roles and multiple projects managers across facilities.
Miproto provides a platform for product design that connects in house engineers with a global army of 24/7 freelancers, client projects, CAD files, 3D printing machines, CNC factories, mass manufacturing facilities, and even a 2D printer for invoicing! Whilst Student, Joey McConnel, was able to develop his university project component into a manufactured piece, the Design Council used Miproto to design and 3D print 200 awards for the designers involved in the London 2012 Olympics. At the same time, top secret medical devices where being prototyped in the London 3D printers.
These were being designed over night by a selection of client chosen freelance engineers, based in America and Asia.. .
Smart Electronics Ltd.
Smart Electronics is an innovative Electronics design company based in UK. The professional experienced and dedicated team with strong academic education background will bring your R&D ideas alive and support your production.
Our services include: PCB design review and testing; PCB manufacturing; Components search; PCB assembly; Electronics Design and Development; CAD layout; Software design; FPGA design. We are providing high quality solutions, developing your ideas from rough clay to perfect porcelain.
Electronics design is crucial for the success of any new product. We fully recognize and prioritize our clients’ business needs and requirements and make good working partnership with our clients to provide the best quality ongoing service and deliver the best solutions.
If your company is looking for opportunities to develop the new or existing products from conception to completion, or needs a fast, high quality and cost-effective PCB manufacturing service, please, contact Smart Electronics to discuss your business needs.. .
RoboSavvy specializes in sales, distribution, development, and support of robotic and DIY products for research markets worldwide. It hosts an online community for humanoid robot builders and sells essential parts for the creation of robots and gadgets.
The company has a wide range of products, including humanoid robots, 3D printers, DIY electronics and sensors, and much more. RoboSavvy is currently creating an advanced 1m tall research humanoid robot, an affordable 3D printable humanoid robot, designated for a new education program.
The company serves as a retailer of robotics equipment for hobbyists and researchers in Europe, while providing technical support to customers. It has initiated actuatedcharacter.com, a European funded FP7 research university project, which is focused on the development of self-balancing acrobatic bipedal robots.
RoboSavvy’s product selection includes Makerbot, the manufacturer of humanoid robot servos. It was founded in 2004 by [Limor Schweitzer](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/limor-schweitzer) and is based in London, the United Kingdom..
Mood Technology LTD.
Inspired by Nature way constructing, Mood intend to make future constructions more efficient, more sustainable, faster and lighter than they are now, in order to give advantage to designers, developers and consumer industry; giving future generations a Better World. Give to all designers and developers, the ability to go beyond the limit of the shape and the cost now imposed by modern techniques of construction, allowing it to save resources of planet Earth, making the construction of the future Sustainable.
Mood wants to get to be in the next five years among the most sustainable company of the planet. Mood aims to protect environment, health and safety of employees, customers and of communities where it will operate.
Through technology in its possession, it intends to reduce emissions of CO2 by more than 80% of the global construction industry. Mood, wants to preserve and increase resources for future generations.
Mood is fighting for the continuous improvement of its products, processes and services and it gives its contribution by building tools that can be a benefit worldwide.. .
Cool Components supplies interesting, useful electronic components to hobbiests, academics, inventors, installation artists, engineers, software + hardware developers and students. The components supplied range from GPS modules, integrated circuits, prototyping tools, chip programmers and debuggers and robotics kits.
The company is working to increase community with additional how-tos, tutorials and a blog. RSS and Twitter feeds keep customers up to date about new developments..
Prod is a London based Multi-Disciplinary design consultancy combining Graphic Design, User Interface Design, Product Design and Prototyping services. Prod Designs utilise the latest techniques in rapid prototyping including 3d printers, laser cutters and CNC milling machines to create physical solutions to a brief as well as Apps, websites and graphics to produce digital solutions.
The meshing of the digital and physical builds strong identity and communication for a brand.. .
Andiamo is a company driven by two parents who understand the challenges of both families and clinics having experienced life with their son Diamo who had Cerebral Palsy. Our platform uses the power of AI and 3D printing to put the incredible power of these technologies into frontline clinicians hands.
De-risking the orthotist’s and orthotic manufacturer’s entry into 3D Printing taking away the Capital Costs and QC headaches and Enhancing the Patient Experience. Enabling every orthotist and prosthetist to have access to the latest knowledge and tools to deliver the exceptional outcomes they want for their patients..
MakieLab is building social toys & games from the same dataset. They’re taking 3D modelling for games, and 3D printing for manufacture, and building a pipeline to automatically produce both from a set of characters, furniture, or similar game and toy objects.
Their first product is Makies, a new kind of future-smashing toy: customisable, 3D-printed, locally made, and game-enabled. Since Makies first launched in 2012, they’ve released two apps centering around super creative fashion play (Makies Doll Factory and Makies FabLab), launched Makies into Selfridges and Hamleys (London), won some lovely toy awards and shipped Makies to all four corners of the Earth..
3D Ventures is an early-stage startup focused on a range of 3D printers. The company’s product portfolio includes Candy, a printer that enables consumers to decorate cakes, make cookies, print bespoke chocolates, and more.
The product comes with preset designs, making it usable right out of the box. 3D Ventures is headquartered in London, United Kingdom..
Extrude is a 3d printing marketplace and distributed printing. Our Marketplace aggregates free and premium designs from makers all around the world.
Our Distributed 3d printing services match your requirements with the closest printing Hub so to lower cost and speed delivery. We are present both on the web and via mobile apps..
Callprint was established in 1992. Its founders, Terry Rutter, Alan Cheek and Norman Krangel have previously held executive roles in major U.K.
reprographic companies, and with their guidance Callprint has evolved into a well established, customer focused and socially responsible organisation. From the outset Callprint’s main objective was to be a quality led reprographic and print service provider and with this aim in mind, devoted itself solely to the reprographic trade.
A further objective was to be market leaders in the new technologies that were being introduced to the reprographic industry. To achieve this it invested heavily in these developments and is proud to have introduced into the UK new processes and software such as Apprentice (now known as Oce ReproDesk).
24 years later we are still a technology led company, we actively research and develop new processes and systems for the benefit of our customers, attend all trade shows and technology events plus working in partnership with manufacturers in the development of their equipment and software systems Callprint has grown organically and by acquisition to its current turnover in excess, of £16,000,000. With over 200 employees it now has eighteen branch locations plus twelve FM sites of which six are fully equipped and manned Reprographic Centers.
Callprint recognizes that the environment is fundamental to existence. We strive for excellence, leadership, sustainability, and integrity through improvement in our environmental performance and management.
Awareness of our environmental impact is a responsibility of all employees at every level in the company. All personnel have an obligation to apply operating practices and procedures which will ensure protection of the environment.
Forma Eyewear offers its customers with tailor-made eyewear that are manufactured with the use of 3D printers. Forma Eyewear enables fashion designers to promote their designs by partnering with the company.
Forma Eyewear was founded by Balazs Slezak and Richard Nagy in February 2015. It is based in London, England..
To make 3D printing accessible to everyone. Download user generated and unique 3D models on a open commission based marketplace, alongside tools to compare the best 3D printers.
Shop for filament, scanners, parts and accessories. Discuss with the large open community about anything 3D printer related.
Discover the latest up to date news and information about the 3D printing industry. Open up a Pixel Lounge in London, where people from all around can come to discuss 3D printing, drink coffee and watch as their designs come to life on our range of in house 3D printers..
3DVieweronline provides an extremely easy and powerful web platform that supports businesses visualizing 3D models without the need of expensive software or programming skills. The 3D Viewer works together with your existing CAD/3D tools, helping to share your models among your suppliers and customers.
With its beautiful and customizable layout, the 3D Viewer is also the most effective marketing tool, giving you the opportunity to embed realistic renderings of your products in your e-commerce website. APIs are available for a deeper integration in your service, such as for 3D printing companies..
In 2012, we brought 3D printing to the global stage as the first dedicated 3D printing event anywhere in the world. We’ve grown from a small public-facing technology show to a global series of events for industry, businesses, brands and consumers with a reputation for high-quality, high-value events.
Much more than just a trade show, 3D Printshow brings together key players from the entire 3D printing ecosystem. From engineers and product designers through to brands and makers, we explore how 3D printing is used, inviting future customers to interact directly with you on our show floor.
Regardless of your business, 3D Printshow offers you amazing sales opportunities and the chance to network, collaborate and become part of the global 3D printing community, building inter-industry relationships to strengthen your business as it moves forward. In 2015, 3D Printshow is entering a period of rapid expansion.
Creating a platform for the entire 3D printing /Additive Manufacturing industry, our shows will feature industrial AM machines, desktop 3D printers and everything in between.. .
Gravity Sketch is powering enterprise teams that need to think, collaborate, and create in three dimensions. They build intuitive multi-platform tools to radically improve the efficacy and efficiency of developing 3D products.
Their energy is focussed entirely on their customers – removing friction from their archaic workflows, helping enhance and expedite their creative intent, and ultimately, making collaboration in cross-functional teams faster and more cost-effective. It was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in London, England..
Ai Build is a London based company developing Artificial Intelligence and Robotic technologies for large scale additive manufacturing. We believe additive manufacturing is the core technology for achieving a sustainable environment and a highly efficient on-demand economy.
We are a team of creative and enthusiastic people with strong background in the areas of 3D printing, robotics, computer vision, machine learning, computational design and physics. We are partnering with some of the world’s most innovative companies and investors to bring our disruptive Autonomous Large Scale 3D Printing technology into a wide range of industrial applications.
Our purpose is to empower factories of the future to make Manufacturing easy, smart, sustainable and affordable.. .
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