Potomac Innovation in Micro Digital Fabrication Featured on Maryland Public Television

Innovation has become a buzzword, often used simply as a marketing communications tool, but here at Potomac, we’re immersed in innovation on a daily basis. Since our founding in 1982 by Dr. C. Paul Christensen, Potomac has been on the cutting edge – pun intended – of micro digital fabrication starting with laser micromachining utilizing…

  • Potomac Photonics
  • June 17, 2014

Potomac 3D Systems Workshop to Feature How to Integrate 3D Printing onto the Factory Floor

June 4, 14; Baltimore, MD Digital Fabrication industry leader Potomac Photonics, Inc. will present a workshop in the 3D Systems 3D Printing 2.0 series on June 20 from 2 to 4 p.m.  Although there is no charge to attend, space is limited so please click here to register online. The program is an overview of…

  • Potomac Photonics
  • June 9, 2014

Potomac Expands 3D Printing Service Capabilities to Include Technical Support for 3D Systems 3D Printers

May 23, 2014, Baltimore, MD: 3D Systems Corporation authorized reseller, Potomac Photonics, Inc. announces expansion of their 3D Printing product offerings. In addition to supplying professional, production, and educational 3D Printers manufactured by the industry leader, the Digital Fabrication company is expanding their maintenance and service contracts in support of 3D Systems machines. With a…

  • Potomac Photonics
  • May 27, 2014

Industry Visionaries Lead Opening of New Digital Fabrication Center at bwtech@UMBC

To celebrate the opening of our new Digital Fabrication Center at bwtech@UMBC, on May 6 Potomac organized a grand opening event that included a Digital Fabrication Summit with industry visionaries, a Ribbon Cutting, and a Tour of our state-of-the-art technologies including 3D Printing Maryland equipment. Potomac CEO Mike Adelstein, who is leading the company into…

  • Potomac Photonics
  • May 9, 2014
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Digital fabrication company brings advanced manufacturing to UMBC

Potomac Photonics, which makes the tiny objects, also manufactures small microfluidic chips that can detect concussions for a contract with the U.S. Army. Potomac is the first advanced manufacturing company to join BWTech at UMBC.

  • Potomac Photonics
  • May 1, 2014

Helping NASA’s CRESST Center at UMBC Explore the Far Reaches of the Universe

An exciting aspect of Potomac’s new location at bwtech@UMBC Research & Technology Park is the close collaboration the University of Maryland, Baltimore County [UMBC in the park’s name] has with NASA. UMBC is actually ranked 13th among universities receiving research funding from the Space Agency, and is home to several research centers that are a…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • April 29, 2014

Digital Manufacturing Firm Potomac Photonics Moves to Baltimore County

Towson, Maryland – (April 22, 2014)  Potomac Photonics, a digital manufacturing firm specializing in micro technologies for the bio tech and medical device industries, has moved to Baltimore County. The company’s headquarters, research and development, and digital fabrication production facilities are now in a 9,000-square-foot space at the bwtech@UMBC Research and Technology Park. “Potomac Photonics…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • April 24, 2014

Potomac Photonics Manufactures Weapons in the Fight Against Cancer

Potomac Photonics continues to be on the front line in the fight against cancer by providing a broad range of manufacturing technologies necessary to build new weapons in the fight against cancer.  In the last 12 months, Potomac has partnered with multiple companies and universities to help them develop and manufacture parts that are being…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • March 27, 2014

Manufacturing the Future Seminars with 3D Printing 2.0 at Potomac Photonics

March 7, 2014; Baltimore, MD:  Potomac Photonics, a leading digital fabrication service provider, announces a series of complimentary 3D Printing 2.0 seminars at our new facility located at bwtech@UMBC Research and Development Park in Baltimore. The seminars will demonstrate how new 3D Printers from 3D Systems are extending the capabilities of what many are calling…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • March 8, 2014

Technology Update: Potomac – UMBC Rapid Fabrication of Microfludic Devices

Potomac – UMBC Collaboration to develop novel manufacturing techniques for microfluidic devices shows early, promising results. Microfluidics is the science of designing, manufacturing, and developing devices and processes that deal with extremely small volumes of fluid for many types of applications, including sensing, drug discovery, alternative energy, and point-of-care diagnostics. Testing and analysis processes, that…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • March 4, 2014

A Digital Fabrication Valentine Micro marking a Marriage Proposal on a Microscope Slide

Like a lot of men, Brad K. of Omaha, NE. wanted to propose to his intended, Elizabeth in a unique and unforgettable way.  He thought about all the proposals he researched online but none seemed specific to Elizabeth.  Then Brad says, “It hit me–the perfect way to propose without her seeing it coming.”  And so…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • February 15, 2014

Technology Showcase: Integrating 3D Printing & Laser Micromachining to Manufacture Microfluidic Devices

Sometimes at Potomac the real power comes when we can combine technologies to solve our customers’ tough manufacturing challenges.  In recent years, we’ve added high resolution 3D Printing to our factory toolkit of fabrication machines like laser cutting and marking, micro-CNC machining, and micro hole drilling.  Alone, each of these machines is a powerful tool,…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • February 5, 2014