Who is Tethon 3D?

Revolutionizing ceramic 3d printing to make the impossible, possible.

A Legacy of Innovation, Global Impact, and Visionary Leadership
Welcome to Tethon 3D, a powerhouse in additive manufacturing founded by the visionary duo, Dr. James Linder and Karen Linder. Here, the future of 3D printing is not just envisioned but crafted through a legacy of innovation and an unwavering commitment to excellence. With a rich history, Tethon 3D has become a driving force in the industry, providing tailored solutions to over 1,700 customers in over 40 countries.

Visionaries Behind the Brand
Dr. James Linder and Karen Linder, the dynamic founders of Tethon 3D, brought together their expertise and passion to create a company that stands at the forefront of additive manufacturing. With backgrounds in technology, innovation, and a shared vision for pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, they laid the foundation for a company that continues to lead in material science and 3D printing solutions.

A Global Impact
Tethon 3D’s reach extends far beyond its headquarters. With over 1,700 customers worldwide, our materials and solutions have left an indelible mark on the global additive manufacturing landscape. From North America to Europe, Asia, and beyond, our commitment to quality and innovation has resonated with creators and industry leaders alike.

Unmatched Expertise
At the core of Tethon 3D is a team of material scientists, engineers, and professionals who bring unmatched expertise to every project. With a dedication to staying at the forefront of technological advancements, our team collaborates seamlessly to develop materials that meet the evolving needs of our diverse clientele.

Custom Solutions for a Diverse Clientele
Tethon 3D understands that each project is unique, and that’s why we offer customized solutions tailored to the specific needs of our clients. Whether it’s developing specialty ceramic materials for government projects or providing materials for various additive manufacturing platforms, we take pride in being a reliable partner in innovation.

Our Commitment to Quality
Quality is not just a standard at Tethon 3D; it’s a commitment that runs through every aspect of our operations. Our materials undergo rigorous testing and refinement, ensuring that each product meets and exceeds the highest industry standards.

Join the Tethon 3D Community
As we continue to shape the future of additive manufacturing, Tethon 3D invites you to join our global community of innovators. Whether you’re a seasoned industry professional or a newcomer exploring the possibilities of 3D printing, we are here to collaborate, create, and elevate your projects. Contact us today and be a part of the Tethon 3D journey towards a future where possibilities are limitless, and innovation knows no bounds.

Tethon 3D materials and 3D printing processes are covered by US Patents and other intellectual property.

Tethon 3D was founded in Omaha, Nebraska in 2014 and is privately held. The company is a member of the American Ceramic Society and America Makes.

Trent Allen


Karen Linder

Co-Founder, Executive Chair

Jim Linder M.D.

Co-Founder, Board Member

Max Kaeter

3D Modeling Engineer

Jeremy Anderson

Mechanical Engineer

Jordan Points

Applications Engineer

Case Studies

Tethon 3D collaborates with the most exciting people in the world.

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Independent Scholarly Publications

NASA’s Project NEEMO


Join our team to share our passion.

Thank you for your interest in working for Tethon 3D. We’re looking for great people to join our team and help us revolutionize ceramic additive manufacturing.

Right now, we’re hiring:

Materials Scientist (1)

Applications Engineer (2)

Client Support (2)

Sales and Marketing (2)

Corporate Business Development (1)

Grant Writer (1)

If you’d like to work with us, please let us know which position interests you and contact us at careers@tethon3d.com