The Rapid Prototyping Education & Application Network connects with rapid prototyping providers across the state of Missouri and beyond. We strive to provide technologically up to date information regarding applications and research regarding these technologies and more.

News resources

Many news resources exist that cover 3D printing and rapid prototyping. Below are some excellent sources to show some of the innovative work that is being done around the world regarding rapid prototyping.

In-state rapid prototyping resources

Several locations in the state of Missouri exist as providers of information regarding rapid prototyping. Although the Rapid Prototyping Education and Application Network resides on the University of Missouri campus it may be beneficial for you to contact these educational and business institution regarding your questions. (Please see the disclaimer regarding links to other businesses in the About us section.)

 *Notes on machine acronyms


Company or school name Location Machines * Contact Name or email Phone
University of Missouri- Columbia Columbia 1 SLS, 3 FDM, 1 Polyjet, 1 SLA, 1 Binder Jetting  Carl Fuemmeler 573-884-5030
Drury University Springfield 2 FDM David Beach 417-873-7055
Metropolitan Community College Business &Technology Kansas City 2 FDM 1 Polyjet,          2 Binder Jetting William Allyn 816-604-5647
Missouri State University (JVIC) Springfield 1 Polyjet  Jonathan Keeth 417-459-5232
Missouri University of Science and Technology Rolla 1 SLS, 2 FDM, 2 Metal Metals (Frank Lieu) 573-341-4216
Moberly Area Technical Center Moberly FDM Mark Hawkins 660-269-2690
R&D Design Lee’s Summit 4 SLA, 1 FDM  Matt 816-434-4194
R2 Fact Product Development Kansas City 1 FDM  855-994-8822
Synaptic Rapid Prototypes O’Fallon 1 FDM  Rick Bowen 314-541-8887

 *Notes on machine acronyms

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Business development resources

The University of Missouri Business Development Program (BDP) helps transform Missouri businesses from concept through start-up, growth and expansion. Program counselors are located statewide providing education and individualized assistance on a variety of business management issues.