Design FAQs http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8200/more en Medical Prototyping and Low-volume Manufacturing http://machinedesign.com/medical/medical-prototyping-and-low-volume-manufacturing <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Proto Labs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What should I look for in a prototyping or low-volume manufacturer? How do you determine if a company in streamlined for quick-turn production? 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