Rapid Prototype and Manufacturing, LLC (rp+m) was founded with CEO Matt Hlavin at the helm in 2011. Matt continues to shape rp+m’s strategy for growth due to the growing demand of rapid prototyping and manufacturing.  Rapid Prototype and Manufacturing, LLC (rp+m) was born from Thogus Products, a custom plastic injection molder as a bolt on solution to clients’ product development process by having premier access to 3D printers. In 2010, Hlavin took on the role of president for the plastic industry’s leading organization, MAPP (Manufacturers Association for Plastic Processors).  In 2011, Hlavin was named Entrepreneur Of The Year in Lorain County, Ohio.  Hlavin earned his Bachelor’s degree from Cleveland State University, and today is on the board of his alma mater.  He also has become highly involved in the Young Presidents’ Organization.

Other Interests:


+cars  +coaching kids sports  +human development



Matt Hlavin




33490 Pin Oak Parkway, Avon Lake, Ohio 44012     Phone: 440.930.2015     E-Mail: info@rpplusm.com