The Factory NYC featured by Entrepreneur Magazine

This year we were featured by Entrepreneur magazine for innovations in 3D Manufacturing.

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Photo of owners Louie Hinnen and Paul Outlaw at The Factory NYC
Photo of owners Louie Hinnen and Paul Outlaw at The Factory NYC

This year we were featured by Entrepreneur magazine for innovations in 3D Manufacturing. Their video team, led by Sam Bunuel, came and interviewed us and shot footage around the shop for a piece sponsored by Comcast Business. We’ve excerpted the story below, and here is the video:

“We make a lot of stuff here,” laughs Louie Hinnen, when asked to explain his business The Factory NYC. Co-founded by Louie and his art school buddy Paul Outlaw, The Factory NYC is a design shop that specializes in event fabrication, photography sets, pop-up shops, custom props, and much more.

The Factory NYC opened in 2013 and within a few years, the business went from barely squeaking by to exponential revenue growth and it hasn’t slowed down since. “The biggest challenge we had was just starting,” says Louie. The partners scraped together enough money to get a couple of months on a lease and purchase the bare minimum amount of equipment and supplies they needed. And with the support of family and a little bravado, they quit steady day jobs and jumped in. And as they reinvested profits right back into the company, they flourished.

“Equipment investment is a huge part of how we do things,” says Paul, “And now we recognize the power of 3-D printing and digital fabrication to make our work more efficient and better.”

Read the full write-up at Entrepreneur Magazine.