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New Equipment being Installed

new printing equipment being installed

Our new flatbed printer has arrived in time for Christmas. Faster, better quality with newer technology. Prints on wood, stone, plastic just about any substrate up to 4′ x 8′.

How to Breathe Fresh New Life Into Your Workplace

Crystal Group company timeline wall graphic

Breathe Fresh New Life Into Your Workplace The workplace. It’s the visible engine of your business. It’s where you tell customers who you are, what you do and what you can do for them. Nothing says blah and instills apprehension into customers’ minds like a stale workplace. For workers, drab workplaces can hurt office productivity […]

Latest 3D print

Large decorative piece that took over four days of printing. The client loved the way it turned out.

New Equipment at Rapids

We just installed 2 new printers to increase our capabilities. Innovative color digital presses that deliver superb image quality, oversize print options, and diverse media choices. The 5th Color Station lets you go beyond CMYK to produce unique, compelling materials with vivid 2,400 dpi x 4,800 dpi laser resolution and photo-like images, supported by precise […]

3D Printing Helps Customer In Need

A customer called us with a problem. There was a big show they were displaying their products at and a shipment of parts they needed got lost. They sent us the CAD files and we had them printed by the next day so they could take them to the show. Good example of what Additive […]

Introducing Blacksmith For Additive Manufacturing

scan blacksmith

Produce the Right Part Every Time Blacksmith makes manufacturing machines ‘aware’ by connecting machines that make parts and inspection equipment with a powerful Artificial Intelligence (AI) solution. Blacksmith automatically adjusts programming to ensure every part is produced as designed. WATERTOWN, MA – May 20, 2019 – Markforged, the leading provider of metal and carbon fiber 3D […]

The Latest Metal Parts We’ve Produced

3D printed parts

A couple of tube type pieces that will be welded and long tools with unusual custom shapes. These would be difficult and expensive to make any other way other than Additive Manufacturing.

Tradeshow Display Graphics

Tradeshow display graphics

Want your booth to be the talk of your next trade show? A trade show is a prime-time opportunity to develop new customers, market your new products and services and take your business and sales to the next level. Rapids Reproductions offers a wide variety of graphics, displays and exhibits to make your booth Grand […]

Interior Graphics

Wall Graphic at Rapids Reproductions

An example of the type of Interior Graphics we can do. Our logo put up on a wall in our Davenport office. Also known as Environmental Graphics, it’s a way to transform your environment to your brand. From the first impression of the reception area to individual work areas and common spaces, we can help […]

Part Production at Rapids

3D printed parts

Had to print 100 of these end-use parts in less than a week. Had 4 of our Markforged printers running 24/7. Our other 2 printers were also running other jobs. Low volume production additive manufacturing is here.

Printed Parts

3D printed pulleys

Latest end-use parts from our 3D printers. A set of pulleys made from our composite Nylon/Chopped Carbon Fiber material. Strong on its own but can also be reinforced with continuous fibers to make a part as strong as Aluminum.

Unique 3D Printing Project

Happy to have been able to print these Awards going to Navy Pilots. We painted the fins and the customer applied the decals and provided the etched glass.

End Use Parts 3D Printed with Inserts


A recent customer had a need for threaded inserts in the parts we printed for them. The process we used is called “heat staking” where the insert is heated and pressed into the holes. It really worked well and the customer was happy with them.