Proto Labs Announces Virtual Tour

Proto Labs, Inc. (NYSE: PRLB), a leading online and technology-enabled quick-turn manufacturer, today announced the launch of a new website which offers a virtual tour of its global manufacturing facilities.

The launch of the new website provides everyone the opportunity for an insider’s look at the Protomold Injection Molding service, the Firstcut CNC Machining service and the technology behind Proto Labs quick-turn manufacturing operation. The tour, found at, features both video and photos from Proto Labs manufacturing facilities located in Maple Plain, MN, Telford, England and Tokyo, Japan.

“We’re pleased to release this website for the many customers, applicants and investors who have wanted to tour our facilities and learn more about Proto Labs,” said Brad Cleveland, President and CEO. “This new website allows us to open our doors and showcase to the world what makes Proto Labs the fastest producer of prototype and low volume parts in the world.”

About Proto Labs, Inc.Proto Labs is a leading online and technology-enabled quick-turn manufacturer of custom parts for prototyping and short-run production. Proto Labs provides “Real Parts, Really Fast” to product developers worldwide. Proto Labs utilizes computer numerical control (CNC) machining and injection molding to manufacture custom parts for our customers. For more information, visit

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking StatementsStatements contained in this press release regarding matters that are not historical facts are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the results of Proto Labs to be materially different than those expressed or implied in such statements. Certain of these risk factors and others are described in the “Risk Factors” section of the final prospectus relating to the initial public offering, as filed with the SEC, as well as in Proto Labs’ subsequent reports filed with the SEC. Other unknown or unpredictable factors also could have material adverse effects on Proto Labs’ future results. The forward-looking statements included in this press release are made only as of the date hereof. Proto Labs cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements. Accordingly, you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Finally, Proto Labs expressly disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

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