A digital manufacturing consultancy
What is 3Degrees
3Degrees is a consulting company focused on delivering practical solutions and smart strategies to help organizations maximize their investments in advanced manufacturing technologies such as 3D Printing.
3Degrees Core Principles
We believe that 3D Printing has the potential to transform companies that value the ability to innovate quickly, effectively and efficiently.
We work with you to identify potential opportunities in the market or within your organization to create new businesses or to modernize your manufacturing infrastructure by leveraging 3D Printing technologies.
We have years of experience working with various 3D Printing technologies. Our company provides trusted and in-depth expertise to devise smart solutions that are customized to your needs and business objectives.
We view ourselves as partners to all of our clients. This means that we will work side-by-side with you to test novel applications, try or develop new materials and train key members of your organization. Together, we will maximize the ability of 3D Printing to deliver ROI.
We work with a number of companies around the world
and in many industries to enable them to stay ahead of the curve.
Help product-focused companies identify, build and expand their use of the technology in specific applications
and business scenarios
We have worked with chemical and materials companies interested in entering the 3D Printing supply chain
We train designers, engineers and business leaders at both an introductory and advanced level on this powerful technology
Work with hardware and software designers to create 3D Printing focused systems and products
Mike Vasquez, PhD
FOUNDER & CEO
Mike is a 3D Printing expert and is a trusted advisor to some of the top companies in the industry. He has worked side-by-side with machine manufacturers, material producers and end users in the sector. Mike consults on identifying novel applications, testing new materials and developing frameworks to maximize manufacturing efficiency and boost ROI. He completed his PhD in Additive Manufacturing at Loughborough University and received both his bachelors and master's degrees from MIT in Materials Science and Engineering.
William Heise, PhD
Business and Marketing Consultant
Bill brings almost 30 years of experience in engineering to client engagements, having spent most of his career with Eastman Chemical. As part of his most recent role in Eastman's corporate innovation group, he was responsible for the development and execution of Eastman's additive manufacturing strategy. He also spent three years in the Netherlands as Eastman's technology director for the European region. Bill received his PhD in chemical engineering from Auburn University and his bachelors in chemical engineering from the University of Dayton.
Hannah is in her third undergraduate year at MIT studying Mechanical Engineering. She has completed multiple design projects at MIT, most notably a prototype for Toy Product Design, and a 60 degree hill climber for Design and Manufacturing. Additionally, Hannah has conducted research at MIT in bioengineering.
Dr. Vasquez is a globally recognized speaker in the 3D Printing industry. Recent engagements include:
Best Practice E-Book
The 3Degrees Best Practice Guide is written for designers, engineers, business and product leaders. This book will provide you with the tools necessary to build, sustain and grow a flourishing 3D Printing operation for your company. It will help you approach this technology in a thoughtful and strategic way by giving you the knowledge to not only get your money back from your investment but to make 3D Printing a profit center for your organization.
Dr. Vasquez has been published in several top-tier academic papers relating to 3D Printing, including a review article for Nature Materials (the top recognized materials journal in the world), Journal of Additive Manufacturing and Polymer Engineering & Science.
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