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PROTOTYP3 [pro-to-type] specializes in utilizing advanced 3D creation technology to design, innovate, and manufacture products for everyday consumers, businesses, and government entities. 

From on-demand tooling to advanced photo-real visualization, we create custom workflows tailored to our client's needs. We’ve pioneered technological solutions that allow us to rapidly execute projects at any scale across industries in both digital and physical domains.

Founded in 2020 as a multi-specialist team, we are dedicated to delivering customized solutions that meet the unique needs of our ever-evolving future.

ETHOS

Everything is a prototype.
Good design requires constant evolution. Our approach to the design process is an iterative one, driven by clear intent. We recognize that even the most refined product / brand has potential to evolve.

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VISION

Create a global network of closed-loop, on-demand advanced manufacturing labs. Print & recycle products at the closest possible point to our customers.

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MISSION

Design and manufacture high quality, functional products, that are made on-demand in the USA.

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THE                                       CREW

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IAN
BACKSTROM

Co-Founder + CEO

I have always been driven to discover the world and question it while reflecting heavily on my own consciousness and actions. I am enthralled by the process of creation, not attached to the outcome.

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MJ
MAYO

Co-Founder + COO

As a designer and entrepreneur, I seek to bridge the gap between man, machine and matter. Utilizing emerging technology and recycled resources to alter the perception of our future environments.

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ADAM
PELLEY

Director of Industrial Design +
Advanced Manufacturing

Obsessed with understanding how things work. Dedicated to inspiring cultural & social change. Committed to empowering people through well-informed design.

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GREG
REESMAN

Director of Media + Technology

Driven to push the boundaries of technology today and improve the manufacturing process of tomorrow through reliable design, experimentation, and effective collaboration. Curious about people, technology, and showcasing the evolving relationship between them.

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JEFF
FOOTE, PE

Director of Engineering

As a large format additive manufacturing innovator Jeff has 15 plus years of progressive engineering experience in the areas of machine design, structural analysis, topology optimization, and mechanical testing. He holds a masters degree in mechanical engineering, focused on the study of computational fracture mechanics.

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THE             LAB

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