Leading the Future of Performance Products With Customized Manufacturing
Learn how Formlabs armed New Balance with the completely new 3D printing material and production system they needed to launch TripleCell, a new platform that’s poised to deliver the true on-demand performance customization that today’s consumers crave.
A New Production System for a New Kind of Product
Following a robust R&D program iterating through hundreds of exploratory material formulations to create Rebound Resin, Formlabs worked closely with New Balance to develop a production system to bring TripleCell to life and fully realize the benefits of the new 3D printing material.Download the Case Study
The Formlabs consulting team collaborated closely with New Balance from beginning to end to create a seamless production workflow, from custom software features to on-site support, dedicated supply chain, and more:
- Material development
- Production workflow
- On-site support
A Foundation for the Future of Limitless, On-Demand Customization
TripleCell technology is now scaling exclusively within New Balance factories in the US. Next year, New Balance plans to scale up production to over 10,000 pairs per year of TripleCell products. Moving forward, TripleCell provides the foundation for leveraging unique athlete data and performance insights to create custom footwear in limitless combinations and produce it on demand, reducing development timelines and condensing delivery from concept to consumer.
Make Manufacturing Your Secret Ingredient
Collaborate with Formlabs on exploring and implementing new applications for 3D printing. Contact our consulting team to learn more.
“TripleCell is really on the leading edge of bringing New Balance domestic manufacturing into the digital age.”
Katy O’Brien, Engineering Manager, New Balance Manufacturing Innovation