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Michael Catterlin
TechShop, Inc.
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TechShop Named as One of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies by Inc. Magazine for Fourth Straight Year
TechShop ranks No. 2,879 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 List
SAN JOSE, Calif. , August 22, 2016 --

TechShop, Inc., the world’s first and largest network of open access, do-it-yourself workshops and fabrication studios, announced this week that it has been named by Inc. Magazine as one of America's fastest growing private companies for the fourth year in a row. TechShop Inc. is ranked No. 2,879 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 list.

"TechShop is honored to be included in the 2016 Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest growing companies," said TechShop CEO Dan Woods. "As a leader within the Maker Movement, we are thrilled to have demonstrated consistent, sustained growth over the last four years."

"Only a tiny fraction of the nation's companies have demonstrated such remarkably consistent high growth," said Inc. Magazine President and Editor-in-Chief Eric Schurenberg. "This achievement truly puts [TechShop] in rarefied company."

With locations across the United States and an international footprint, TechShop supports the growing community of makers and innovators in America and aroundthe globe by providing tools, equipment, software, and instruction in large, open workshop spaces. TechShop members have use of flexible computer-aided manufacturing systems to build their skill sets and produce tangible, custom products. Combining low unit costs of mass production processes with individual flexibility enables a tremendous increase in a variety and customization without a corresponding increase in costs. This approach results in a strategic advantage and economic value.  

"TechShop is a platform from which countless startups and small businesses have launched," said Woods. "We are proud to count among our alumni both huge success stories such as Square and also small boutique outfits that are putting the creative class to work for themselves."

About TechShop, Inc.
Founded in October 2006, TechShop is a membership-based, do-it-yourself (DIY) workshop and fabrication studio that provides access to a vibrant community of creative makers and millions of dollars' worth of facilities, equipment, tools and software in each location. Based in San Jose, Calif., with locations globally, TechShop offers classes, workshops, instruction and training for people of all ages and skill levels to build whatever they can dream.For information on memberships and course listings, visit, email or call 855-TECHSHOP. You can follow TechShop on Twitter at @TechShop and on Facebook as TechShop Incorporated.

TechShop currently offers a number of investment opportunities. For more information, or to RSVP for one of our upcoming live webinars, visit

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