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Omaha company revolutionizing 3D printing

Omaha company revolutionizing 3D printing

Written by David

November 9, 2018

OMAHA, Neb. — An Omaha company is revolutionizing the 3D printing industry and saving the environment while they do it. The company’s reach is worldwide and beyond, spanning from the ocean floor to outer space. The business sits in a building off 72nd and Pacific streets. The work is done in a large, bright white room that’s mostly quiet, except for the subtle whirring of printers. Karen Linder and Jim Linder started Tethon 3D four years ago. One of their first projects was underwater. “The reef system that the oysters live in has been continually destroyed year after year,” Karen Linder, president and CEO of Tethon, said. In fact, 85 percent of the world’s reefs are functionally extinct, according to marine biologists. That’s why Blue W labs in New England reached out to Tethon, asking for a reef prototype. Tethon printed the product, shipped them off and they ended […]


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