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Our blogs are a mix of tips, fun, announcements, and education on topics that range from rapid manufacturing to the challenges of doing business in China to the hard realities of product development. There is something for everyone so check them out and send us an email if you have any topics you would like to see covered.

Market Research – KING of product development strategy.

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Coming from a product development and property development background I can tell you that KING may not be a strong enough word to describe how much...

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Choose great over good. Hand-finishing is powerful.

Product Development Prototypes

November 15, 2018 As we race towards an automated world there can be a tendency to think that all problems can be solved with technology. A...

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Be FLEXIBLE and close that deal.

Product Development

November 14, 2018 Before you meet with a retail buyer or distributor to present your product there are 1001 things you have already done. You have...

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Speed To Revenue – Think This

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November 13, 2018 Speed to market is a term that is thrown around a lot, I use it a lot, it has staying power because it is...

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Speed To Market Protects IP

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November 13, 2018 You cannot ignore IP protection, let's say that again, you cannot ignore IP protection, but, having IP protection is not enough. The fastest wins...

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SLS 3D Printing Tips Continued

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November 9, 2008 – We wrap up 3D printing week at HLH with a few more SLS design tips. Check out these quick tips below. Also...

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Design Tips – SLS 3D Printing

3D Printing

November 8, 2008 – Now we move into SLS 3D printing design tips as we get near the end of 3D printing week here at HLH....

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More SLA 3D Printing Design Tips :)

3D Printing

November 8, 2008 – More SLA 3D printing design tips as we get into the heart of 3D printing week here at HLH. Check out these...

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SLA 3D Printing Design Tips!

3D Printing

November 7, 2008 - It's 3D printing week here at HLH. All week long we are posting videos, tips, articles...all 3D printing focused, all to help...

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Injection Molding Tips – Part 4

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November 2, 2018 BBQ ribs, they go great with corn, potatoes, vegetables, air, and many other things. Ribs also serve a very valuable role in injection...

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Injection Molding Tips – Part 3

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November 2, 2018 Injection molding is not just for high-volume production. It can also be a great speed to market tool via rapid injection mold tool...

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Injection Molding Tips – Part 2

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October 31, 2018 Injection molding is truly the only manufacturing answer for large volume, mass market appeal plastic products. You just can't hit retail price points...

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Injection Molding Tips – Part 1

Injection Molding

October 31, 2018 Your part design will likely need slight variations depending on the manufacturing process you choose. Each manufacturing process has a set of rules...

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CNC Machining Holes – Design Tip

CNC Machining

October 26, 2018 When it comes to designing parts for manufacturing via CNC machining there are a few rules. Stick to them the end results will...

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Threads design tip for CNC machining

CNC Machining

October 25 Thread features on your parts will come out much better if your design allows you to follow some standard CNC machining guidelines. For the...

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Don’t get cornered – CNC machining tip

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  October 24, 2018 Many parts that are designed for CNC machining will have features such as pockets and cavities that will have corners that need...

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Designing text for CNC machining

CNC Machining

  October 24 When it comes to adding text and logos onto the surface of your part designed for CNC machining there are a few things...

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Watch out for thin walls – CNC machining design TIP

CNC Machining

  October 23, 2018 There are a lot of CNC machining design tips to share with you. One common design issue that we see a lot...

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Post processing of 3D printed parts

3D Printing

James Murphy October 9, 2018 3D printing encompasses several different technologies and many different materials but for most manufacturing applications post processing options can be broken...

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5 Reasons To Choose CNC Machining

3D Printing CNC Machining Injection Molding Prototypes

October 8, 2018 Recently I had a friend (who is developing a product) ask me why I prefer CNC machining to 3D printing? My answer to...

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Typical side effect to HLH’s 3D printing event.

3D Printing Prototypes

Our 3D Printing Event includes both SLA and SLS parts. With all materials available, that we offer. To start saving on your next 3D printing project...

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Babies love 3D printing. Fact.

3D Printing Prototypes

Our 3D Printing Event includes both SLA and SLS parts. With all materials available, that we offer. To start saving on your next 3D printing project...

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Verify, verify, and verify to mitigate risk.

Injection Molding Product Development Prototypes

If you have a plastic part that has mass market appeal then your goal will be to use injection molding as your end manufacturing process. There...

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Know your competition before you know yourself.

Production Prototypes

"Eureka! I have cracked it, this idea of mind is the bomb, the shizzle, the must-have product of the decade. I am simply going to be...

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5 Essential China Business Travel Tips

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I have traveled to China for a 2-day trip, for a 1-month trip, for a 1-year trip (not really classified as a trip) and all lengths...

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Our 3D Print Sale Is Easier Than Planking

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Our 3D Print Sale includes both SLA and SLS parts. With all materials available, that we offer. To start saving on your next 3D printing project...

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To Do Lists Are Great – 3D Print

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Our 3D Print Sale includes both SLA and SLS parts. With all materials available, that we offer. To start saving on your next 3D printing project...

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Fun for Friday. Organic Alarm Clock

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A little fun for Friday at HLH. There are simple alarm clocks and there are digital alarm clocks, but nothing beats my new organic alarm clock....

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The ABC’s of HLH’s 3D Print Sale

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Our 3D Print Sale includes both SLA and SLS parts. With all materials available, that we offer. To start saving on your next 3D printing project...

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SLA & SLS 3D Printing Event

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Our 3D Printing Event includes both SLA and SLS parts. With all materials available, that we offer. To start saving on your next 3D printing project...

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