In this Company Spotlight, we had the opportunity to connect with Tyler Pope from 3D Printing Ally in Eden Prairie, MN. Read on to learn more about what their business story looks like and why they share our belief of speed to value.
Tell us about 3D Printing Ally. What is it that your company does?
We produce 3D printed parts as a service for companies of all sizes and individuals.
How did 3D Printing Ally get started?
A group of us got together around June of 2013, purchased one machine, and have grown from there.
Who does your staff consist of?
We have a team of four in Eden Prairie.
What is the culture of 3D Printing Ally like?
We hire more on how someone will blend with the rest of the team than experience. Training someone to do a job is a lot easier than training them to fit in.
What makes 3D Printing Ally unique, especially for your area?
We focus on providing our customers with a high-value service. For us, what provides this high value is superior quality and speed.
What is the long-term goal for 3D Printing Ally?
Keep growing and providing great parts to as many local customers as possible.
How did you get started at 3D Printing Ally?
I was one of the founding partners in 2013.
How did you hear about Dispatch?
Ryan from your company reached out and it helped that he is a fellow Kansas City transplant.
What was your process for sending and receiving inventory prior to Dispatch?
We used other, traditional courier services but really liked the interface and response time of Dispatch
Any special instance where Dispatch came through in a pinch or went above and beyond what you expected?
More than once, we set up a shipment and the driver showed up within 5 minutes. It seemed like they were waiting in the parking lot.