87 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE MARCH 2020 T he 3-Dimensional Services Group, headquartered in Rochester Hills, Michigan, was founded in 1992 by Douglas L. Peterson. The family-owned firm began as a single manufacturing facility that was strictly focused on prototype development manufacturing, but over the years, the Group has expanded its competencies and operations to include the manufacturing of low-to-medium volume production parts, with capabilities that include virtually all manufacturing processes. These competencies include: CNC machining, traditional and hot stamping, laser cutting and welding, plastic injection molding, robotic MIG and spot welding, waterjet, tubular hydroforming, CNC tube bending, vibration welding, casting and pattern fabrication, reactionary injection molding (RIM), SLA and SLS rapid prototyping, among others. Today, the Group consists of several divisions: 3-Dimensional Services, Urgent Plastic Services, Urgent Design & Manufacturing, Michigan Integrated Technologies, and 3-Dimensional Services Europe. “We’ve grown from a very small, family-run business to a mid-sized family-run business,” says General Manager, Chad Peterson. “Currently, we have three manufacturing locations with over 300,000 square feet of manufacturing space, and we have a fourth facility for material processing and warehousing. We also have a sales and engineering office in Bad Homburg, Germany, to better support European markets and our customer base there. We have just over 400 employees,” The 3-Dimen Services Group PROTOTYPE. PRODUCTION. PROVEN.