GLW Technologies owner Nick Shepherd is building a 3D printed drone at GLW Technologies’ facility in Janesville. The company’s design of a versatile drone frame that can accommodate a variety of accessories won a Defense innovation price of Tech Log in last year.
Natalie Yahr | The Capital Times
In this new feature, local economy reporter Natalie Yahr gets “In Your Business” with local entrepreneurs, finding out how they got to where they are and what drives them now.
Nick Shepherd started inventing early. In fourth grade, the Milwaukee native posed for a newspaper photo with a cardboard mockup he created of a self-contained lawn mower.
But as the young inventor continued to design, the cardboard didn’t cut him. He wanted to start building with plastic, the material of choice for manufacturing, but soon found that he would need to purchase a mold for injection…