We’re reinventing the future of products by making it easier to make things.
We see a future when you download your products from the Internet and make them locally.
Just as the Internet revolutionized the exchange of digital photos, music and movies, Ponoko pioneered the creation and exchange of downloadable products:
2007: Developed the Personal Factory software platform to make downloadable products.
2007: Launched Personal Factory online laser-cutting service in New Zealand.
2009: Launched Personal Factory online laser-cutting service in USA.
2010: Licensed Personal Factory to three independent laser cutting services in Europe.
2010: Added Personal Factory electronics catalog supplied by SparkFun.
2010: Launched Personal Factory online 3D printing service.
2011: Launched Personal Factory online CNC routing service.
2011: Released Personal Factory API & the world’s first directory of ‘product creation apps’.