Origin in the News

Swabs being removed from an Origin printer
May 14, 2020
via Forbes
How 3D Printing Test Swabs Will Help Fulfill America's Shortage — COVID-19 testing is of the utmost importance but there is a major shortage of testing swabs. The 3D printing industry has come together to tackle this problem head-on. HP, Origin, Carbon, Desktop Metal and more are working to ramp up swab production.
Logo for the Journal of Clinical Microbiology
May 11, 2020
via Journal of Clinical Microbiology
Open Development and Clinical Validation Of Multiple 3D-Printed Nasopharyngeal Collection Swabs — Rapid Resolution of a Critical COVID-19 Testing Bottleneck
Venture capital-backed Atoms is making consumer face masks as stylish as its shoes.
May 2, 2020
via Business Insider
Startups are making nasal swabs, clinical testing booths, and fever detection systems to fight the pandemic — Here are the 11 coolest pivots in tech since the coronavirus outbreak
Gloved hand holding 3d printed NP Swab
April 24, 2020
via FastCompany
The race to 3D-print 4 million COVID-19 test swabs a week — 3D printing companies hope to help produce tens of millions of swabs for the American public. It’s a race against time.
Chris Prucha, CEO of Origin
April 23, 2020
via NBC Bay Area
3D Printing Companies Shift to Produce Swabs for Coronavirus Testing — Tech companies are stepping up to help in the shortage of swabs needed to test for COVID-19.
Several 3d printed covid-19 testing swabs
April 23, 2020
Press Release
Stratasys and Origin Partner to Bring Millions of 3D-Printed Nasopharyngeal Swabs to Healthcare Providers for COVID-19 Testing — Stratasys and Origin are partnering to deliver millions of 3D-printed nasal swabs to healthcare providers and testing centers.
Trays of 3d printed covid-19 testing swabs
April 22, 2020
via The Washington Post
When these Boston doctors ran out of virus-testing swabs, they mobilized an army of 3-D printers — How one hospital and some manufacturers with 3-D printing capabilities came up with new designs and new supplies of swabs for coronavirus testing.
David Louie from ABC7News on 3d printed test swabs
April 22, 2020
via ABC7News
3D printed swabs help solve COVID-19 testing kit shortage — San Francisco company Origin makes high-level 3D printers for automotive and footwear industries and for the federal government.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reporting on 3d printed test swabs
April 21, 2020
via CNBC
3D printing companies help boost production of coronavirus testing swabs — CNBC’s Josh Lipton reports on how coronavirus testing could be ramped up with the help of 3D printing testing swabs.
A closeup of a few of Origin's NPO1 swabs
April 20, 2020
via BIDMC
BIDMC-led clinical trial identifies four novel 3D-printed swabs for use in COVID-19 testing — Large-scale production could reduce one obstacle to widespread COVID-19 testing.
Origin's COVID-19 Swabs in their packaging.
April 13, 2020
via Crunchbase
From Making 3D Printers To Manufacturing COVID-19 Test Swabs, A Startup Pivots — Over the last two weeks, San Francisco-based Origin has quickly shifted its resources from being a 3D printer manufacturer to becoming a medical device manufacturer, and has started production to address the massive shortage of COVID-19 test kits.
Origin's NP Swab O1
April 13, 2020
Press Release
Origin 3D-Printed COVID-19 Test Swabs Clinical Trial and Validation Completed with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center — Company Ramps Production of Millions of Test Swabs in the Coming Weeks
A COVID-19 Testing swab.
April 9, 2020
via Fabbaloo
The Collaboration We Need: Consortium Propels 3D Printed COVID-19 Test Swabs — Validated manufacturers around the country are now poised to rapidly produce up to 4 million 3D printed swabs per week, starting today.
A COVID-19 Testing swab.
March 31, 2020
via BIDMC
BIDMC physician-scientists spearhead effort to address nationwide COVID-19 testing swab shortage — 3D-printable COVID-19 testing swabs could help address nationwide shortage in a multidisciplinary effort spearheaded by BIDMC physicians.
An Origin One printer with a completed part
March 27, 2020
via Medical Design & Outsourcing
Software is enabling medical 3D printing innovation: Here’s how — The 3D printers themselves get a lot of attention, but for 3D-printing to become ubiquitous in the medtech space, software will have to play a key role.
3D printed robot parts
February 14, 2020
via Digital Trends
This 3D-printed four-legged robot is ready to take on Spot — at a lower price — The finished pieces are comparable in quality to their CNC machined predecessors, although they can be printed for just one-quarter the cost.
Origin founder Christopher Prucha holding a sample 3d printed part
February 7, 2020
via Additive Manufacturing Media
The Promise of Full Polymerization in Resin 3D Printing — Through hardware, software and material partnerships, the company is changing what is possible inside a photopolymerization printer.
A 3d printed part
January 15, 2020
via Additive Manufacturing Media
Production 3D Printing With Roots in Materials Development: The Origin Story — Production-oriented polymer AM machine uses the same platform with the same range of controls originally conceived for material development.
Origin founder Christopher Prucha
December 16, 2019
via Fotis Georgiadis
The Future Is Now: "Now we can 3D print materials that were traditionally unprintable" With Chris Prucha, CEO of Origin — We want openness to win because it will increase material diversity and increase innovation in the ecosystem.
3D parts undergoing fire resistance testing
November 22, 2019
via Fabbaloo
First Fire Safe 3D Printable Resin Produced — 3D printer manufacturer Origin announced a new Loctite resin that meets aerospace fire safety standards.
Henkel
November 15, 2019
via TCT Magazine
Henkel and Origin unveil fire-resistant 3D printing photopolymer ahead of Formnext — "The development of our new fire-resistant material is a real breakthrough innovation."
Henkel
November 15, 2019
Press Release
Henkel launches first photoreactive 3D printing material meeting aerospace fire, smoke and toxicity safety standards — Open technology breakthrough in collaboration with Origin
Origin Company Co-Founders, Christopher Prucha and Joel Ong
November 12, 2019
Press Release
Origin Named to 2019 CNBC Upstart 100 List — CNBC Recognizes Origin as a Promising New Startup
Three Origin One 3D Printers on a Brick Background
October 17, 2019
via TCT Magazine
Origin Starts Shipping Origin One 3D Printer — "Shipping our first production printer, Origin One, is a huge milestone for the company."
Close-up of part on an Origin One print tray
October 17, 2019
via 3dprint.com
Origin to Begin Shipping New Industrial 3D Printer, the Origin One
Three Origin One Printers on a Brick Background
October 17, 2019
Press Release
Origin Announces its 3D Printer, Origin One, is Now Shipping — Company’s Growing Momentum Spurs New Customers, the Appointment of a COO and New Office Space
Origin One 3D Printed Camera Housings
October 15, 2019
Case Study
How Origin Was able to Produce 100 Parts in 24 hours at a Fraction of the Cost of Traditional Manufacturing
Plastics Machinery Magazine
August 1, 2019
via Plastics Machinery Magazine
Origin Seeks Fast, Collaborative Process
The Tech Blog Writer Podcast
July 11, 2019
via The Tech Blog Writer Podcast
[Audio] Meet Origin - 3D Printing For Mass Production
Origin One
May 28, 2019
via TCT Magazine
Inside Origin One: innovation, collaboration and thermo polymerisation — "We’re relying on an ecosystem to build this."
Henkel Case Study
May 27, 2019
via Henkel
Healthcare Systems Manufacturer Reduces Per-part Cost 10x by Harnessing New Open Additive Ecosystem
May 21, 2019
via RAPID + TCT Conference
[Video] Unlocking Mass Additive Manufacturing with Origin’s Chris Prucha
May 20, 2019
via BASF Press Release
BASF 3D Printing Solutions and Origin collaborate with footwear manufacturer ECCO
Origin One
May 20, 2019
Press Release
Origin to Unveil “Origin One” at RAPID; New Manufacturing-Grade 3D Printing System Enables Additive Mass Production — Leading footwear manufacturer ECCO is using Origin One’s programmable photopolymerization process and Open Material Network to cut production costs and get to market faster
May 15, 2019
via DSM Press Release
DSM and Origin announce partnership to enable new materials for Origin’s open additive manufacturing platform
Sample Part Printed in Somos PerFORM HW with Origin's P3 Technology
May 15, 2019
via TCT Magazine
DSM joins Origin open materials network and introduces Somos PerFORM HW material
Henkel Case Study
May 14, 2019
via Henkel
Additive Breakthroughs Enable Consumer-Grade Finishes That Rival Injection Molding
May 2, 2019
via TCT Magazine
RAPID + TCT Exhibitor Highlights — Visitors to RAPID + TCT can expect industry firsts...
February 27, 2019
via Fabbaloo
The Importance Of Materials Partnerships
Big Ideas Conference
February 11, 2019
via 3D Printing Industry
Big Ideas in Additive Manufacturing, Insights from am Experts at Ford, Origin and RadTech
Robotic Cups
February 6, 2019
via 3D Printing Industry
Henkel joins Origin’s Open Additive Manufacturing Platform to develop materials for mass production
February 4, 2019
via Henkel Press Release
Henkel and Origin to partner for additive manufacturing at scale
February 4, 2019
via TCT Magazine
Origin announces Henkel as second Open Material Network partner — "We believe our open network approach with Henkel and other strategic partners will fundamentally reshape manufacturing and global supply chains."
Finger Splint
February 4, 2019
Press Release
Henkel Joins Origin’s Open Material Network to Enable New Chemistries for Additive Mass Production
December 31, 2018
via Engineering.com
3D Printing Predictions for 2019 — New Materials
Sneak Peek of Origin 3D Printing Process
December 13, 2018
via Engineering.com
Exclusive — Origin Discusses Its Unique Mass 3D Printing Process
November 8, 2018
via TCT Magazine
Origin launches Open Additive Manufacturing platform and announces BASF partnership — BASF will unveil new photopolymer materials at Formnext formulated on the Origin platform.
November 8, 2018
via Chemical & Engineering News
New 3-D printing company gets help from BASF — The firm, Origin, raised $10 million in its series A round
Sample of a New BASF Material with Origin Textures
November 8, 2018
Press Release
Origin Comes Out of Stealth and Introduces Open Additive Manufacturing — A Completely New Approach to Additive Manufacturing
Origin Co-Founders Chris Prucha and Joel Ong
November 8, 2018
via Mike Maples, Jr.
Origin — Making 3D Printing ready for Mass Production
November 8, 2018
via DCM Ventures
Announcing our Investment in Origin