As an innovative 3D printing project, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced plans for a new additive manufacturing lab called 3D Maryland. Lead by Director Jan Baum, the lab would be constructed to help business growth and transform existing companies through innovative technology. To insure the success of the lab members must stay up to date with the development of innovative technology thus providing the most efficient advances to those interested in the advantages offered. This lab will be designed for prototyping by user groups and also provide resources from other Maryland rapid technology resources. As an intern under director Baum’s guidance, this experience offers advancement of ones abilities to use this technology and an expansion of technology knowledge as it is constantly in a state of change.