Staples Will Offer In-Store 3D Printing

Staples CEO Ron SargentStaples CEO Ron Sargent

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Staples, the ubiquitous office supply store and print shop, will expand to offer in-store 3D printing services, reports The Register.The service will be called “Staples Easy 3D.” Customers will upload a 3D object file from their home computers, then pick up the completed object at a store or arrange to have it shipped.

So now Staples isn’t just about photocopies and Christmas cards. It will be about physical objects in the real world, only further bringing 3D printing into the mainstream.

One question: will Staples let you use its service to print guns?

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