DesktopFactory Wins Award

By on November 17th, 2007 in blog

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They won the award even before the product is released! Yes, DesktopFactory’s famous-but-not-yet seen inexpensive 3D printer has won Popular Science’s Best of What’s New Award for 2007 in the “Home Tech” category. Fabbaloo has covered the Desktop Factory 125ci 3D printer before, again, and will no doubt again when it finally hits the store shelves. According to DesktopFactory, “The Desktop Factory 125ci is currently in beta with initial shipments planned for 2008.”

Along with the 125ci, other Home Tech PopSci awardees were:

  • Cub Cadet I1050 Zero Turn Tractor
  • Festool DF500 Domino Joiner
  • Inspired Technologies Frog Tape
  • Oliso Frisper (Vacuum bagger)
  • Black & Decker VPX Cut Saw
  • ThermaThru Doors Tru-Defense (Hurricane proof windows)
  • A123 Systems Nano Phosphate Lithium Ion Batteries
  • Naturemill Automatic Composter
  • Benjamin Moore Aura (No stink paint)

Via BusinessWire and


By Kerry Stevenson

Kerry Stevenson, aka "General Fabb" has written over 8,000 stories on 3D printing at Fabbaloo since he launched the venture in 2007, with an intention to promote and grow the incredible technology of 3D printing across the world. So far, it seems to be working!