In July last year, we brought you word that UPS has started to offer a 3D printing service to the masses, and taking into consideration that such an effort was in its infancy back then, it made plenty of sense to see the 3D printing service being limited to just several stores and not see a widespread adoption rate. However, it looks like the experiment to deliver in-store 3D printers apparently went on just fine, and UPS has decided that it is time to start expanding the availability of the vaunted 3D printing services.
No longer will 3D printing services be restricted to just half a dozen test markets to close to 100 locations all over the U.S. It must be said, however, that the highly specialized 3D printing hardware will remain concentrated in a relatively small batch of cities, including the Big Apple and Chicago, but the chances are now far better for you to get some 3D printing kicks in. Perfect if you happen to live in New York or the Windy City, and are in need of a last minute gift which is unique and cannot be found anywhere else, although I do not think that a 3D printing engagement ring sans a genuine diamond might cause her to say yes when you pop the question. [Press Release]