Design Consultancy and Rapid Prototyping

You can quickly turn an idea into a reality by working with our design experts, who utilise the latest Computer Aided Design (CAD) and 3D print technology. Using these technologies reduces both production costs and time, to enable a more timely and cost-effective manufacturing process.

PrintCity can link designers with manufacturers, to enable new and established businesses to develop and grow. Through our consultation process, we will establish your specific requirements and discuss the best approach to work together. From a simple print of your file to full design support, PrintCity can bring your ideas to life.

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Get in touch

If you're interested in working with us, or have questions about studying with us please get in contact.

 Telephone: 0161 247 6464

 Email: printcity@mmu.ac.uk

 Twitter: PrintCityMMU

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Other Business Services

Research and Development

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Mould Making

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Consultation and Training

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Small Scale Production

The cost of 3D printing equipment is reducing monthly due to increased competition in the market. Where small-scale production runs were not cost effective a few years ago, they are …