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Shawn Frey

Shawn Frey is a Canadian journalist specializing in 3D printing technology. After studying periodical writing at York University in Toronto, Ontario he moved to Berlin, Germany where he began working in the additive manufacturing industry - first for Formlabs Inc. and then BigRep GmbH before finding his way to All3DP where he is now an Editor.

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