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Join our partner network
Hubs and Protolabs have teamed up to become the world's largest supplier of on-demand parts. We work with a global network of manufacturing partners (MPs) to deliver custom parts to customers all over the world, and we are always looking to bring on new partners to expand our capabilities and capacity.
Jobs range in value from $100 to $500,000
Choose how many jobs you accept based on your capacity
CNC machining, 3D printing, sheet metal fabrication and injection molding
It only takes 10 minutes to fill out your application
Competitive discounts on materials and tooling
Why become a manufacturing partner?
Hubs gives you the opportunity to take on new, high value (>€10,000) orders every week. As a manufacturing partner, you only have to focus on producing custom parts. We handle the negotiations and hassle.
Becoming a manufacturing partner is totally free. The platform is easy to use and very flexible, adapting to your workflow and capacity. You’ll have a dedicated contact at Hubs to help you get set up, answer any questions and develop your business.
We provide all partners with access to Protolabs' competitive discounts on materials and tooling, and we handle all customer communication and payment processing.
Some of our vetted manufacturing partners
What our manufacturing partners are saying
"The Hubs platform is user friendly and has an easy workflow. Having the ability to see a job, accept it and start immediately saves us a lot of time. We spend much less time on quote requests."
"Hubs offers competitive prices, a wide range of capabilities and a vast pool of available jobs. The flexibility to only accept orders when we have capacity is great for our machine utilization and our business."
"Working with Hubs is unique and rewarding. It is a truly symbiotic partnership that extends far beyond a traditional supplier relationship. With open communication and feedback, we have been able to innovate and grow together."
How Relic increased their yearly revenue by 20%
When this CNC machine shop wanted to fill downtime between jobs, orders from Hubs became a major source of income.
Requirements to become a manufacturing partner
You run an established and registered business and you're capable of integrating digital solutions into your workflow
You follow QA/QC procedures with supporting documentation
Your factory is located in one of these regions: USA, Mexico, European Union, India, China
Technology specific requirements
You operate professional milling / turning machines (preference for 5-axis and multi-axis turning) and can handle lead times between one and four weeks
You operate at least one qualified additive manufacturing machine
You operate at least one fiber laser cutter and one press brake.
You do either mold manufacturing and/or injection in-house (not only mold management)
ISO:9001, ISO:13485, AS:9100, ATF16949 or any other industry-specific certifications
Internal post-processing / surface treatment capabilities
Ability to fulfill an order in several days
Hubs is a Protolabs company
In 2021, Hubs was acquired by Protolabs – the leader in digital manufacturing since 1999. Protolabs is well-known name in the industry, and we’re leveraging their sizeable customer base to bring business your way as we integrate. The Protolabs platform leads customers directly to Hubs and their sales team promotes specialist manufacturing services, like yours, to customers. This gives you access to more manufacturing projects and higher-volume orders.
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