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Ponoko is an online service for manufacturing and has helped to pioneer the creation and exchange of downloadable product designs. Company milestones include:

  • 2007: Developed the Personal Factory software platform to create and make downloadable products.
  • 2007: Launched Personal Factory online laser-cutting service.
  • 2010: Licensed Personal Factory to three independent laser cutting services in Europe.
  • 2010: Added Personal Factory electronics catalog supplied by SparkFun.
  • 2010: Launched Personal Factory online 3D printing service.
  • 2011: Launched Personal Factory online CNC routing service.
  • 2011: Released Personal Factory API and the world’s first online directory of ‘product creation apps’.
  • 2012: Announced 4 apps for the maker movement built with the Personal Factory API


How They Can Help:

  • Buy, sell and make custom goods – with or without design skills.
  • Zero minimum orders. Instant online pricing with a 365-day free replacement policy.
  • You can sell your products and products plans from your own Showroom.

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How it Works:

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