dFab Net is a not-for-profit organization which aims to promote information technology, research and innovation in manufacturing for its members and their customers. Our objectives are to:
The following key stakeholders are already officially represented: Autodesk, Cut My Timber, IDEAbuilder, Kreysler & Associates, Matsys, Robert McNeel & Associates, Topocast, California College of the Arts, University of Texas Schools, and Institute for Computational Design at the University of Stuttgart. We invite other interested and relevant parties to participate by becoming a member.
Our mission is to interconnect the digital fabrication community.
The Digital Fabrication Network (dFab Net) is an international network comprised of digital fabricators; hardware and software suppliers; and professional designers, academics, and researchers. It is a member-driven platform bridging the gaps within the digital fabrication community.
As an expansive medium, digital fabrication spans from the Arts to the Sciences. dFab Net seeks to enable a thriving and broad based network of people who work with, develop and drive the tools and methods used in digital fabrication.
For our community, dFab Net strives to improve the workflow process from design to digital fabrication of objects.
For our members, dFab Net provides a reliable path towards improved productivity, digital craftsmanship, and greater cooperation between designers, manufacturers, and suppliers of goods and services.
For the customers of our members, dFab Net will serve as a source of reliable, accurate and useful information on how to employ digital manufacturing techniques successfully and economically.