Minnesota firm using 3-D printing to customize cremation urns


By Julio Ojeda-Zapata, Pioneer Press

“Urns for storing ashes of the deceased, intended to look classy, sometimes can be tacky — even creepy. One company hawks 3D-printed busts of the dearly departed, or famous people like Barack Obama.  Then there is Foreverence, an Eden Prairie startup that is attempting to aim a bit higher.

Foreverence is offering custom 3D-printed urns shaped like objects that were important to the deceased — a sportscar, say, or a guitar — and made out of a ceramic material that is intended to look and feel more appealing than the more-common 3D-printed plastic.”

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