In 1989 Frank Green sets up the UK's first SLA service Bureau dealing with Rapid Prototyping resin models for many high tech companies in the UK and from Europe.
This new technology seen on a TV programme called "Tommorows World" and several design engineering magazines come to Sileby, a small village just north of Leicester which completely changed many individuals lives.
With SLA 1 operating with MS-DOS, 386 Slicing PC, 3D CAD was CADDS 4X, data transferred with 1/2 inch Magnetic Tape drive. Most Data was wireframe with some surfaces. Several months passed before Solid Modellers were used.
The picture below is Oak Business Centre but back in February 1990 (when Jan Andrzejewski joined as StereoLithgrapher) it was Greenoak Knitwear. Where the blue car is shown was the original entrance to Lasercad Precision Models Ltd.People who can help to complete this part of history would come from companies like Rolls Royce (Turbine Blade), Rover (Front Grill), Mr Bird, Schlegel (Car Door Seals), Ron Jamison (Plane Model), Dowty (Manifold), The wax impeller model, Rolls Royce, Bristol, Lucas, Rank, PDG & Iberomoldes.