Become a Manufacturing Partner
Looking to offer your 3D Printing, CNC Cutting, Sheet metal, CNC Machining, and/or Injection Molding services to a local and global customer network on the Prototype Hubs marketplace? Here are a few things you need to know before signing up as a trusted Prototype Hubs Marketplace Manufacturing Partner.
Supported Manufacturing Partner Countries
Since Prototype Hubs uses a combination of Stripe and Wise as our automated merchant transaction providers, we are limited to making pay outs to Manufacturing Partners in specific countries that Stripe and Wise support. The current Manufacturing Partner supported countries are:
- Czech Republic
- Hong Kong
- New Zealand
- United Kingdom
- United States
If you do not see your country listed above, please reach out to us. Prototype Hubs will continue to update the supported Manufacturing Partner country list as Stripe and Wise continue to add new supported countries. Please visit this link here for more details on supported Stripe countries or this link here for more details on supported Wise countries.
Manufacturing Partner Production Test
During the sign up process, all non-ISO certified Manufacturing Partners will be required to complete a small Prototype Hubs production test part before being able to offer their manufacturing services on the Prototype Hubs platform. If your company is ISO certified, you will not be required to produce a production test part.
3D Printing Manufacturing Partner
To access the 3D Printing production test part, you can download it here or you can download the production test file and supporting documentation from the Manufacturing Partner production test page after logging in to your account. Although we do not require you to physically ship us the completed part, you will be required to upload 6 high resolution photos of the finished test part through your dashboard during the sign up process.
CNC Machining Manufacturing Partner
To download and access the CNC Machining production test part(s), please refer to the Manufacturing Partner production test page after logging in to your manufacturer account. You will be required to ship your production test part(s) for quality inspection to:
Prototype Hubs Ltd.
PO BOX 5305
Lacombe, Alberta, Canada
A full set of instructions detailing the material, surface finish, and tolerances for the production test part can be found by logging in to your Manufacturing Partner account and accessing the production test page.
CNC Cutting & Sheet Metal Manufacturing Partner
To access the CNC Cutting production test part, you can download it here or you can download the production test file from the Manufacturing Partner production test page after logging in to your account. Although we do not require you to physically ship us the completed part, you will be required to upload 3 high resolution photos of the finished test part through your dashboard during the sign up process. For the different CNC Cutting methods we require:
- CNC Plasma Cutting – any material equal to or greater than 0.25″ (in) or 6 mm.
- CNC Laser Cutting – any material equal to or greater than 0.125′ (in) or 3 mm.
- CNC Waterjet Cutting – any material equal to or greater than 0.5″ (in) or 12 mm.
Prototype Hubs offers 2 Manufacturer accounts:
Marketplace Manufacturing Partner – Free
Manufacture OS™ – Quarterly, Yearly, or Commission Based Plans
Prototype Hubs provides Manufacture OS™ in quarterly, annual, or commission based plans. To begin using Manufacture OS™, first register as a free Manufacturing Partner. Once you have registered as a free Manufacturing Partner on the Prototype Hubs site, then you can book a demo or request to speak with one of our sales representatives.
For Manufacture OS™ pricing, please see our Pricing Page.
This article was last updated on March 22, 2023.