Nate Evans

Fictiv Co-Founder. Passionate about design and photography. Often in the woods. 

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The Economic Impact of Digital Manufacturing Systems

In the wake of severe supply chain disruption caused by COVID-19, OEMs are looking for new manufacturing solutions for a more resilient future. In fact, 87% of the manufacturing leaders surveyed in Fictiv’s 2020 State of Manufacturing Report said their companies are now initiating digital transformation initiatives. Similarly, 99% said their companies are focused on […]


A Heads Up for Chinese New Year

‍Chinese New Year represents the largest annual human migration on the planet. On January 25th 2020, the year of the Pig will have drawn to a close and the year of the Rat will begin. The official holiday this year is January 25th to 30th, and tens of millions of people will travel home from […]


Introducing 3-Day CNC Machining on the Fictiv Platform

If you’ve used CNC machining to fabricate parts, you’re familiar with the lengthy back-and-forth email chains, complicated drawings, and long lead times waiting for machines to free up—it’s a lot to manage. The process to get parts CNC machined on time and to spec can be frustrating, time-consuming, and unpredictable. That’s about to change. Today, […]


2016 State of Hardware Report

Introduction The hardware industry is growing at an exhilarating pace. More companies are developing innovative products, we have better tools for prototyping and manufacturing, and access to these tools—and the knowledge around how to use them—is becoming more universally available. But we still have a ways to go before hardware development can be truly accessible […]


Fictiv and Moddler Partner to Democratize Hardware Development

For as long as we can remember, we’ve been fascinated by the way things are made. Since childhood, we have been tinkering with toys and electronic gadgets, taking them apart so we could understand them and learn how to create those same items ourselves. Along the way, one of the things we learned was the […]