It's Actually All About You

When you engage with Endeavor 3D you’ll know right off the bat that we’re different. More accessible, more communicative, more focused on collaborating with you to find the right solution for your project. We succeed when you succeed.

You Talk, We Listen

We understand every customer has their own story to tell. Their own history and their own requirements for success. That’s why we place real emphasis on immersing ourselves in your needs and pain points. We work hard to understand all the factors that drive your success because knowing what’s important to you enables us to deliver more meaningful outcomes.

Born From a Proud Past

Our core leadership team has worked together for 20+ years in a fast-paced, standards-driven manufacturing environment. We’ve developed a level of trust, respect, teamwork and friendship that we bring to every customer relationship. We’re like family, and want you to enjoy working with us. We’re confident that you will.

What This Means For You

Building and maintaining a high-performance manufacturing environment is natural to us, as is providing cutting-ege solutions. We have the people, equipment and resources to ensure rapid, innovative production at any scale. This includes everything from custom and integrated software to the latest post-processing technologies available, to smooth, efficient delivery. Couple that with our people-first approach to business relationships, and you have the ideal partner to help transform your product development and production.

65,000
square feet

purpose-built, wholly-owned facility located on 20+ acres

Volume

Bulk dispensing equipment for high volume manufacturing

Technology

Multiple Carbon M2 and L1 printers

Details

Engineered clean room

Access

Direct access to multiple freight lines

Volume

Bulk dispensing equipment for high volume manufacturing

Technology

Multiple Carbon M2 and L1 printers

Details

Engineered clean room

Access

Direct access to multiple freight lines

Meet The Executive Leadership Team

Phil Arnold, CEO

Phil Arnold is the Chief Executive Officer of Endeavor 3D. Until selling his business in 2016 to a public company and exiting in 2017, Phil was the Chairman and CEO of L. M. Scofield Company with headquarters and manufacturing in Los Angeles, Atlanta (Douglasville) and Sheffield, UK.
A classic niche business model, Scofield became the number one brand for architectural concrete building products specified by architects, engineers, landscape architects and interior designers. Product ranges included engineered powder and liquid systems for coloring and improving properties of concrete, polymer and reactive one- and two-part coatings, cast elastomer tools for 3D concrete molding and texturing, and in-house designed and built dispensing equipment including PLC control systems and programming. During peak periods, the Atlanta factory ran 24/5. The UK operation was ISO 9001 certified by BSI.
Phil holds a BS with Honors in Mechanical Engineering from Caltech, a BA in Physics and Political Science from Occidental College, and an MBA from Stanford Business School.

Tim Marchbanks, CTO

Chief Technology Officer Tim Marchbanks manages all plant operations and production technology for Endeavor 3D. When it comes to manufacturing, Tim can build anything.

Tim’s entire working career has been in manufacturing, He is a registered Professional Engineer and Georgia Tech graduate in Mechanical Engineering. His passion as an engineer comes from a life-long obsession with making things:  whether it be woodworking, rebuilding cars, or “fixing the many things that my kids break.

Janet Dickinson, CTO

Janet Dickinson is Endeavor 3D’s IT, networking services and operations management expert. A proven leader and champion of team building, Janet is the glue that holds the team together!

She has worked in all areas within a company and understands the broad scope of any process or project. Working with Endeavor 3D’s leadership team since the age of 19, Janet helps to create an environment that leads people to work together through tough challenges and to celebrate successes.

Cam Villar, CMO

Chief Marketing Officer Cam Villar oversees all marketing strategy, communications, branding + creative for Endeavor 3D. Cam is our creative guru.

A seasoned veteran in the creative and marketing fields, Cam has held positions in ad agencies, interactive agencies, and manufacturing companies. He has served as art director, creative director, marketing director and chief marketing officer on both the agency and the client side.

Phil Arnold, Founder & CEO
What makes you tick?

I’m a “love my work” sort of guy (probably to a fault) and have been lucky to be able to run my own companies and build them over the years. That also means I’ve made my share of mistakes and encountered innumerable problems and learned how to fix them – fast. This is particularly true in my chosen field of manufacturing, where the heartbeat comes from the factory floor and the customer is the boss, and we need to connect the two on-time with the highest quality products while working with diverse team members who are the real stars of the company.  Shift work challenges, sudden changes, and all that Murphy’s Law throws our way becomes part of what we routinely handle – fast.

Over the years I’ve been lucky to have gathered an incredible team of leaders which allowed me to not worry about the day to day. From a base of fundamental mutual trust we add value and perspective to each other as we run the company.  We can speak in shorthand directly and unfiltered, often finishing each other’s sentences. Decisions are usually already made, but if one is needed, we do it – fast. No committees.

Sole ownership allows me the luxury of creating a family-friendly culture with a history of long-term employment, excellent benefits and a special bond among our team members. It’s contagious. Not everyone fits and that’s OK as there is a natural self-selection that ensues. It has allowed us to treasure unique backgrounds and circumstances, and we have been recognized for our community involvement.

How did Endeavor 3D come about?

Five years ago, I sold my prior company with a tie-up lease of my Atlanta area factory. That operation was consolidated as the lease expired leaving me an extraordinary opportunity to hire back our key leadership team and employees and start a new company. We had been involved in cast elastomers for the likes of Disney, polymers, OEM equipment design and fabrication, and fine-particle cementitious products with factories in Los Angeles, Atlanta and the UK, with ISO certification. The growing industry of additive manufacturing was an immediate match. It was a fast and easy decision start Endeavor 3D and I’m lucky to be my own venture capitalist – no committees!

Factoids

Phil holds a BS with Honors in Mechanical Engineering from Caltech, a BA in Physics and Political Science from Occidental College, and an MBA from Stanford Business School. Phil with his prior R&D team has several patents for materials that reduce solar heat gain of paving and buildings mitigating the Urban Heat Island effect in urban environments. He is a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Professional, and an Honorary Member of the American Society of Landscape Architects founded by Frederick Law Olmsted in 1899. He has served as President of the Landscape Architecture Foundation.

Tim Marchbanks, CTO
Describe your role at Endeavor 3D

As the Chief Technology Officer, I lead our Application and Process Engineering professionals as well as our Operations departments including Manufacturing, Quality, Purchasing, Customer Service, and Shipping. Engineering and operations leadership is my profession and passion. My most important responsibility is to enable our fantastic teams by giving them the vision and freedom to best serve our customers.

How long have you been doing it?

With more than 20 years working with our key executives, I have been with Endeavor 3D since its founding.  I have hired and developed a remarkable team of my prior employees, members from the additive industry and individuals bringing new skills and experience to complement our operation. This is a close-knit team, looking out for one another and our customers. We are comfortable digging into the details to find the problems and weaknesses so we can fix them and improve. With the constant introduction of new designs, equipment, materials, software and postprocessing we are learning continuously in our fast paced ever changing industry.

Why do you love what you do?

Developing leaders, empowering people to solve problems, and watching team members flourish as they succeed are parts of my job that I find very rewarding. In addition to working with people, I love making stuff – lots of it. It is in my DNA. My passion as an engineer comes from an obsession with new technologies, overcoming complex challenges and fixing things whether at work or home doing woodworking, rebuilding cars, repairing the many things that my kids break or helping build and program robots.  Endeavor 3D gives me the opportunity to make a lot of things and figure out a lot of stuff with super people! This is really fun.

I believe that manufacturing is a critical component to our economy. At Endeavor, I get a great sense of accomplishment knowing that our local workers are using domestic raw materials and machinery to produce world class parts.  

Factoids

Tim holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech, and is a registered Professional Engineer. Tim has a deep background in mechanical engineering and process design, process logic controls and programming and OEM equipment fabrication and installation. He has worked for Kraft foods, Coca Cola and Playtex in various capacities including design, high-speed, high-capacity manufacturing and startup of factories internationally. He is a Georgia native and has lived in Douglas County for 35 years. He is a committed volunteer in numerous local organizations and an alumnus of Leadership Douglas.

Janet Dickinson, CIO
Describe your role at Endeavor 3D

As CIO, my main responsibility is to provide a sound secure technology plan and to implement the tools that we need to ensure that we can succeed. I work to bring our core values of relationships and reliability to all aspects of our organization. From building an extraordinary group of individuals on our team, to delivering superior service to our customers, I am part of the Executive Team that thrives to lead. By driving constant improvement through process iteration we can always do better.

How long have you been doing it?

I have been building teams and helping individuals reach their professional goals for over 30 years, with over 25 years in Information Technology Management. As new ERP systems, CRM apps, network, and analytics have developed, I have implemented a variety of these into our core disciplines, installing a full suite of technologies for use throughout manufacturing corporations.

Why do you love what you do?

I like to drive goals by encouraging and recognizing pride in personal accomplishments. Positive outcomes are achieved not only by great ideas and hard work, but also by collaboration and dedication. We get astounding results when everyone works together. Everybody wins.

Cam Villar, CMO
Describe your role at Endeavor 3D

I oversee the planning, development and execution of all marketing and branding initiatives for Endeavor 3D. My role includes driving sustainable growth, providing highly personalized customer experiences, and implementing advanced marketing innovation.

How long have you been doing it?

I’ve been in the creative and marketing field for over 28 years. I began as an art director in a New Orleans ad agency, then the CEO and I split off and co-founded one of the first interactive agencies in the US. There I learned interface design and web design and coding. I subsequently worked in a couple more interactive agencies, one of which was focused on internet banking and insurance sites. After eight years I transitioned to the client side and served as creative and marketing director for manufacturer L.M. Scofield Company for 20 years.

Why do you love what you do?

There are two main reasons. As an artist, I love seeing the end result of good creative design within the marketing umbrella. All of the extensions of branding: literature, web design, trade show, advertising… they fuel and satisfy the innate creative in me. Secondly, I love the academic and technological aspects of marketing, and using those tools to train my team to deliver consistency across the customer experience. Empowering them is one of my biggest rewards.

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