3D Printed Sleeves Keep Product Launch on Track

Betsy Bonnema Featured, Product Development, Digital Manufacturing

“Designing and producing 3D printed sleeves for our client’s perforator wheels was 1/7th the capital investment and many weeks faster than custom machining new wheels.”   Project Brief Our client manufactures plastic tubing and was scaling the launch of a new product which was being produced on existing equipment. As they were testing their downstream manufacturing setup, they discovered that …

Aeroponic Basket Design Advances Organic Strategy & Increases Productivity

Luke Geiger Featured, Product Development, Digital Manufacturing

“Through rapid iteration and testing we far surpassed our original design goals for organic by also increasing yields and growth speeds.”   Project Brief Lettuce Abound is a Minnesota company and pioneer in organic farming. Recently, they began using aeroponics as part of a forward-looking expansion strategy. They came to DI Labs for a custom-designed aeroponic basket that would hold …