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Protocase, Inc. Returns as URC Sponsor for 2017

posted Nov 21, 2016, 8:32 PM by Kevin Sloan
 is proud to be back as a major sponsor of The Mars Society’s world-renowned University Rover Challenge!
More than 8,000 engineers and designers in science and innovation around the world depend on Protocase for custom-manufacturing electronic enclosures, sheet metal parts, machined parts and components in two to three days, with no minimum orders.
Instead of using critical design time and effort taking off-the-shelf enclosures, parts and components and modifying them fit your Mars Rover design, you can harness our state-of-the-art manufacturing to have exactly what you need custom-fabricated from sheet metal.
URC 2017 Protocase Sponsorship
The Protocase Sponsorship will be similar to the sponsorship offered in 2016:
  • Each URC team will receive $2,000 (USD) credit towards custom parts manufactured by Protocase for its Mars rover.
  • Note: This $2,000 (USD) credit will NOT count towards a team's $15,000 rover budget limit (the URC Director has made the first $2,000 in sponsorship from Protocase an exception from the budget limit as outlined by Section 1.i.ii of the URC2017 Rules).
  • All teams will receive 50% discount on all custom parts manufactured beyond the $2,000 (USD) credit.
Check out our feature video, The Journey of the University Rover Challenge, which highlights the experience of teams who have worked with Protocase.

Learn more about our custom sheet metal fabrication.

How to Work With Us
Once a team is registered for the 2017 University Rover Challenge, a Protocase account manager will reach out to the team leader to make introductions and confirm contact information.
We will be holding a webinar in the coming weeks for all registered teams. This is an important step, as it will feature an overview of our manufacturing processes and important design guidelines for sheet metal fabrication. You can ask questions, as well.
Details on our webinar will be shared with all registered teams by URC staff within a few weeks.
We look forward to working with you all!