Digital manufacturing for anyone, anywhere

An all-in-one space for your prototyping and production needs. From custom prototypes to production parts, we can partner with you to create anything.
  • Prototyping
    Quick, simple, reliable. Our prototyping services allow you to upload a CAD file and place an order in seconds.
  • Production
    Quality, mass, economical. Our production services allow you to manufacture quality parts and products with our advanced technologies.
  • Bespoke manufacturing
    Custom, partnered, expertise. Our bespoke manufacturing services involve a partnership with our team of experts to make your vision a reality.
Global offerings
World-class additive experience
GKN Forecast 3D is a world-class digital manufacturer of advanced plastic and metal parts. With the recent acquisition of Forecast 3D, we exceed over 260 years of engineering and production expertise. With our global network of industrial 3D printers and innovative digital solutions, our team empowers individuals, teams, and companies all over the world to create quality parts and products.
Services

How we can help

GKN Forecast 3D provides a full spectrum of manufacturing technologies and services. Our team is here to help create the highest quality prototypes and production parts.
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    Technological capabilities

    Our advanced technology toolkit is unlimited. We offer 3D printing, CNC machining and urethane casting manufacturing services.

  • Engineering services

    Our team is here to help. With a global team of experts, we can partner with you on your design, business plan and more.

  • Surface finishing

    Our team is focused on quality. We offer a multitude of surface finishing options from standard to custom, aesthetic finishes.

We appreciate GKN Additive (Forecast 3D) and their forward-thinking approach to manufacturing. It’s why we decided to work with them

Erik Baker
CEO & Co-Founder of STICKYBONES
  • Time to market
  • Cost-effective customization
  • Economical

GKN acquires Forecast 3D

GKN acquired US-based plastic parts provider Forecast 3D in 2019, making it part of the company’s global team. The acquisition allows our team to build our 3D printing capabilities across more industries around the world.

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We’re building a new, easy-to-use personal dashboard

  • Easy file upload and payment system
    You can upload your CAD file and easily order your prototype in seconds.
  • Prototyping and production options
    The simple and intuitive dashboard works for any of your manufacturing needs.
  • Streamlined product management
    You can manage your CAD files, payments, shipping and more in our all-in-one dashboard.
  • Collaborative sharing capabilities
    A central dashboard for your team to use and share progress.
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