Conveniently located 30 min west of downtown Grand Rapids just off of I-96 in Coopersville. Forerunner 3D printing is your West Michigan source for making your prototype or low volume manufacturing parts a reality using 3D Printing and SLA pattern Investment Casting. Let us help you figure out the best process to get your parts made in days instead of weeks. We offer large frame industrial 3D printing services in a wide range of materials and printer technologies:
About us: Originally started as Select Manufacturing Services in 1992, SMFG was one of the early dedicated 3D Printing bureaus in the United States. In July of 2016 the assets of SMFG were acquired by Paul DeWys from the previous owner as he transitioned into retirement. A new business (Forerunner 3D Printing) was formed around these assets and launched in August of that year as a new business with the same deep 3D Printing knowledge SMFG customers had come to expect, but with a fresh new crew of dedicated employees positioned to continue its operation into the future. Over the intervening years Forerunner 3D Printing has added additional 3D Printing technologies to its service offering as well as a full model making department allowing it to produce highly finished parts and assemblies.
Our goal is to be the go to company in West Michigan for Grand Rapids 3D Printing needs.
Beyond our 3D Printing capabilities Forerunner also offers specialized part design and engineering services specifically for end production on 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing equipment. We also offer laser scanning for reverse engineering and part inspection, both of these services are offered through a partnership with our sister company, DeWys Engineering.