Proto Labs

Proto Labs is world’s fastest source for custom prototypes and low-volume production. We offer product designers and engineers three distinct quick-turn manufacturing services that can mold, machine and build parts within days. Our additive processes utilize the latest technologies to provide precision accuracy to prototypes, from small parts with complex geometries to large, highly detailed patterns. We have a range of high-performance materials that are ideal for concept models and form, fit and function testing.
We stock metal, liquid silicone rubber, and hundreds of engineering-grade thermoplastic resins for injection molding, a variety of metals and plastics for machining, and high-performance materials for our additive processes. Our interactive, web-based business offers designers and engineers plastic and metal parts from a 3D CAD file in as little as one business day. How do we do it? We have hundreds of presses and machines across three continents producing parts during every hour of every day.

Maple Plain, US
Size (employees)
1,700 (est)+10%
Proto Labs was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Maple Plain, US

Proto Labs Office Locations

Proto Labs has offices in Maple Plain, Raleigh, Plymouth, Rosemount and in 9 other locations
Maple Plain, US (HQ)
5540 Pioneer Creek Dr
Novara, IT
11 Via Guglielmo Marconi
Le Bourget Du Lac, FR
Avenue Du Lac Du Bourget
Feldkirchen, DE
10 Kapellenstraße
Eschenlohe, DE
6 Blauänger
Mosbach, DE
24 Alte Neckarelzer Str.
Rusko, FI
17 Aholantie
Stockholm, SE
12 Borgarfjordsgatan
Telford And Wrekin, GB
Halesfield 8
Rosemount, US
15197 Boulder Ave
Plymouth, US
2600 Niagara Ln N
Raleigh, US
100 9310 Focal Pt

Proto Labs Metrics

Proto Labs Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$298.1 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$166.9 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$42.7 m

Market capitalization (28-Apr-2017)

$1.5 b

Closing share price (28-Apr-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$68.8 m
Proto Labs's current market capitalization is $1.5 b.
Proto Labs's revenue was reported to be $298.1 m in FY, 2016 which is a 13% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$163.1 m$209.6 m$264.1 m$298.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$61.4 m$81.2 m$109.7 m$131.1 m

Gross profit

$101.7 m$128.4 m$154.4 m$166.9 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$50.4 m$67.9 m$87.3 m$105.2 m


$51.3 m$60.5 m$67.1 m$61.8 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

$51.6 m$60.5 m$67.9 m$64.2 m

Income tax expense

$16.3 m$18.9 m$21.3 m$21.5 m

Net Income

$35.3 m$41.6 m$46.5 m$42.7 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$43 m$43.3 m$47.7 m$68.8 m

Accounts Receivable


$3.6 m$3.4 m$5.2 m$5.7 m

Current Assets

$109.8 m$108.3 m$138 m$157.8 m


$56.1 m$91.6 m$125.5 m$139.5 m


$28.9 m$28.9 m$28.9 m

Total Assets

$230.2 m$287.5 m$361 m$414.2 m

Accounts Payable

$6.5 m$7.9 m$13.6 m$11.3 m

Current Liabilities

$13.7 m$18.8 m$26.3 m$23.4 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$166.9 m$181 m$198.8 m$213.9 m

Retained Earnings

$45.8 m$87.5 m$134 m$176.7 m

Total Equity

$211.6 m$265.5 m$327.6 m$379.8 m

Financial Leverage

1.1 x1.1 x1.1 x1.1 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$35.3 m$41.6 m$46.5 m$42.7 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$7.6 m$11.1 m$14.1 m$17.5 m

Accounts Receivable

($2.5 m)($5.3 m)($11 m)$900 k


($579 k)($896 k)($2.1 m)$136 k

Accounts Payable

$1.7 m$1.4 m$5.8 m($1.1 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

$48.4 m$57.2 m$58.6 m$75 m

Purchases of PP&E

($18.8 m)($43.5 m)($44.4 m)($33.6 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($58.5 m)($63.5 m)($63.6 m)($60.8 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

$16.1 m$7 m$10.2 m$7.8 m

Interest Paid

$35 k$19 k$5 k$1 k

Income Taxes Paid

$6.6 m$11.5 m$20.3 m$9.8 m

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