Innovate WNY: PostProcess

Great story on Bright Buffalo Niagara 2016 presenter, PostProcess!

by WGRZ Channel 2 News

The design and printing aspects of additive manufacturing usually occupy the headlines of news stories, but there's another element to 3D printing that has been overlooked to by entire industry,
The post processing of printed parts.
A Buffalo-based startup is the only company in the world right now creating the tools and workflow to truly finish a 3D printed part.
“We’re a homegrown company with homegrown responsibilities, roots and workforce,” said Post Process founder Daniel Hutchinson.

Here’s the problem with 3D printed parts, many require some sort of support to maintain its structure during printing, but the removing those supports can be tedious and make it cumbersome for manufacturers to print large volumes of parts...