Donal Reddington on mass customization, crowdsourcing and digital manufacturing

Archive for October, 2009

Speciality Fabrics Review article on mass customization

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Specialty Fabrics Review is the official publication of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), a not-for-profit trade association with more than 2,000 member companies representing the international specialty fabrics marketplace. The October issue of the magazine contains a detailed article by Janice Kleinschmidt on the increasing use of mass customization in the fabrics sector. (I [...]

CloudFab – matching product designers to digital manufacturing services

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

CloudFab.com is  a new distributed fabrication service that connects buyers who need digital fabrication (3D printing, laser cutting/etching, etc.) to the sellers who have the capacity.  The goal of the project is to provide a central marketplace to connect buyers and sellers in the digital fabrication sector. The ethos (if that is the right word)  [...]