Hot Pop Factory

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  • Hot Pop Factory
  • 215 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, ON M5T 2C7

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  • Custom Fabrication Shop For Laser Cutting And 3D Printing

    We make your ideas physical reality. Founded by architecture graduates Biying Miao and Matthew Compeau in 2012, Hot Pop Factory provides fast and professional design and fabrication services to businesses, independent designers and students. Applications include wood engraving, metal engraving, branded products, fashion, architectural models, signage, artwork, retail display and parts marking
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      Hot Pop Factory

      215 Spadina Avenue
      Toronto, ON M5T 2C7
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      10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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      10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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      10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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#Repost via @benjohnstondesign  who created the amazing design, laser engraving done by us. This skate board deck was painted white then engraved to reveal the wood texture underneath. 🏂
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Aug 29, 2018
#Repost via @benjohnstondesign who created the amazing design, laser engraving done by us. This skate board deck was painted white then engraved to reveal the wood texture underneath. 🏂
Friends! Do you know a talented content guru and storyteller with some SEO chops? Link to the role description in profile. #contentmarketing #jobs
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Aug 11, 2018
Friends! Do you know a talented content guru and storyteller with some SEO chops? Link to the role description in profile. #contentmarketing #jobs
Are you enjoying your last days of summer? 😎☀🍺 We are! Here's a little maze toy we made for our friends at @beausallnatural for #FullTimeIPA. The branding worked perfectly in the playful maze format! Swipe to see it in action.
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Aug 10, 2018
Are you enjoying your last days of summer? 😎☀🍺 We are! Here's a little maze toy we made for our friends at @beausallnatural for #FullTimeIPA. The branding worked perfectly in the playful maze format! Swipe to see it in action.
Hey you! We're hiring for a full-time Production Assistant. This is an entry-level position for someone who is passionate about design and fabrication. Check out the careers page on hotpopfactory.com for more info. ✨⠀
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Come #makeallthethings with us!
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Jun 05, 2018
Hey you! We're hiring for a full-time Production Assistant. This is an entry-level position for someone who is passionate about design and fabrication. Check out the careers page on hotpopfactory.com for more info. ✨⠀ ⠀ Come #makeallthethings with us!
We love the *literal* fine-grained details of this gyroscope. It’s printed in alumide—nylon filled with aluminum dust—creating *fine* contours that demonstrate just how intricate #3Dprinting can get. ⚙️
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Apr 18, 2018
We love the *literal* fine-grained details of this gyroscope. It’s printed in alumide—nylon filled with aluminum dust—creating *fine* contours that demonstrate just how intricate #3Dprinting can get. ⚙️
Rendered in SLS Nylon, this mini-vacuum chamber prototype is an invaluable sales tool for the coating engineering firm that commissioned it. 
Some products or services are too big or remote to show or demonstrate—#3Dprinting to the rescue!
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Apr 05, 2018
Rendered in SLS Nylon, this mini-vacuum chamber prototype is an invaluable sales tool for the coating engineering firm that commissioned it. Some products or services are too big or remote to show or demonstrate—#3Dprinting to the rescue!
Behold, the Infinity Scope—a kaleidoscope we collaborated with @multiplealdas on. This is it assembled, but it needed to be flat-pack for mailing; where others see constraint, we see opportunity. Read about its design, which artfully combines #lasercutting & #3dprinting on our blog. 🔭✨
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Mar 27, 2018
Behold, the Infinity Scope—a kaleidoscope we collaborated with @multiplealdas on. This is it assembled, but it needed to be flat-pack for mailing; where others see constraint, we see opportunity. Read about its design, which artfully combines #lasercutting & #3dprinting on our blog. 🔭✨
Tonight, to celebrate #internationalwomensday, Biying is representing us at the @designexchange for an event titled ”Doin' It For Themselves.” She’ll tell her story alongside an accomplished roster of female founders and innovators whose ”businesses inspire, promote change, and seek to improve lives on a global scale.”⠀
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#womenempowerment #womenentrepreneurs #entrepreneurship #internationalwomensday2018 #3dprinting #womenintech #womenindesign #IWD2018
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Mar 08, 2018
Tonight, to celebrate #internationalwomensday, Biying is representing us at the @designexchange for an event titled ”Doin' It For Themselves.” She’ll tell her story alongside an accomplished roster of female founders and innovators whose ”businesses inspire, promote change, and seek to improve lives on a global scale.”⠀ .⠀ #womenempowerment #womenentrepreneurs #entrepreneurship #internationalwomensday2018 #3dprinting #womenintech #womenindesign #IWD2018
This is a fun recent collaboration with @aframestudio, creators of fine architectural and interior photography. They *just* published “The Modern A-Frame,” a book of images that “captures the romance” of homes built in the iconic mid-century A-Frame style. To celebrate, we #lasercut a run of these handsome magnets. Learn more about their book by following @modernaframe. 🏠📕⠀Photo courtesy of A Frame Studio.
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#aframestudio #aframe #design #inspiration #marketing #lasercutting #laserengraving #toronto #modernaframe #themodernaframe #architecture
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Mar 02, 2018
This is a fun recent collaboration with @aframestudio, creators of fine architectural and interior photography. They *just* published “The Modern A-Frame,” a book of images that “captures the romance” of homes built in the iconic mid-century A-Frame style. To celebrate, we #lasercut a run of these handsome magnets. Learn more about their book by following @modernaframe. 🏠📕⠀Photo courtesy of A Frame Studio. .⠀ #aframestudio #aframe #design #inspiration #marketing #lasercutting #laserengraving #toronto #modernaframe #themodernaframe #architecture
A selection of Hot Pop Goods✨, the line of brandable wood wares that we launched last year for corporate partners. #makeallthethings 🇨🇦
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#design #marketing #lasercutting #laserengraving #toronto #corporategifts #inspiration #maker
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Feb 15, 2018
A selection of Hot Pop Goods✨, the line of brandable wood wares that we launched last year for corporate partners. #makeallthethings 🇨🇦 .⠀ #design #marketing #lasercutting #laserengraving #toronto #corporategifts #inspiration #maker
Last year, we were honoured to make a small contribution to #canada150 with the design of sesquicentennial lapel pin packaging—they were given to 10,000 esteemed honourees across the country. #makeallthethings 🇨🇦
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#design #marketing #lasercutting #laserengraving #canada #inspiration #maker #tbt
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Feb 08, 2018
Last year, we were honoured to make a small contribution to #canada150 with the design of sesquicentennial lapel pin packaging—they were given to 10,000 esteemed honourees across the country. #makeallthethings 🇨🇦 .⠀ #design #marketing #lasercutting #laserengraving #canada #inspiration #maker #tbt
Calling all industrial designers! We have a opening for a design professional with diverse talent spanning industrial design, visual design and user experience. This full-time role involves working directly with our partners and key clients to develop new products, help refine and employ brand identity, and research innovative applications of digital manufacturing techniques like #3dprinting and #lasercutting.⠀
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Check out the careers page on our website for more info about the position.
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hotpopfactory
Feb 07, 2018
Calling all industrial designers! We have a opening for a design professional with diverse talent spanning industrial design, visual design and user experience. This full-time role involves working directly with our partners and key clients to develop new products, help refine and employ brand identity, and research innovative applications of digital manufacturing techniques like #3dprinting and #lasercutting.⠀ .⠀ Check out the careers page on our website for more info about the position.
A scale #3dprinted model of @romtoronto we produced for Engineering Link and the museum. The model facilitated communication between structural engineers and stakeholders, the ROM also used it for internal projects and communications.  #makeallthethings⠀
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#design #3dprinting #toronto #inspiration #maker #architecture #modelmaking
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Feb 06, 2018
A scale #3dprinted model of @romtoronto we produced for Engineering Link and the museum. The model facilitated communication between structural engineers and stakeholders, the ROM also used it for internal projects and communications. #makeallthethings⠀ .⠀ #design #3dprinting #toronto #inspiration #maker #architecture #modelmaking
Quite the handsome custom luggage tag, no? One of last year’s accomplishments that we are super proud of: the launch of Hot Pop Goods, a collection of brandable wood wares. This range of everday items are affordable, eco-friendly, and perfect personalized gifts and keepsakes. #makeallthethings⠀
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#laserengraving #toronto #corporategifts #inspiration #maker #reclaimed
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hotpopfactory
Feb 01, 2018
Quite the handsome custom luggage tag, no? One of last year’s accomplishments that we are super proud of: the launch of Hot Pop Goods, a collection of brandable wood wares. This range of everday items are affordable, eco-friendly, and perfect personalized gifts and keepsakes. #makeallthethings⠀ .⠀ #laserengraving #toronto #corporategifts #inspiration #maker #reclaimed
Wanna #makeallthethings with us? We are presently looking for a dynamic sales and marketing assistant to join our growing team. The ideal candidate has a passion for relationship building and is a natural at communication. They also have impeccable taste and are highly organized. Is this you? If so, join us! 😎⠀
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Check out the careers page on our website for more info about the position.
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hotpopfactory
Feb 01, 2018
Wanna #makeallthethings with us? We are presently looking for a dynamic sales and marketing assistant to join our growing team. The ideal candidate has a passion for relationship building and is a natural at communication. They also have impeccable taste and are highly organized. Is this you? If so, join us! 😎⠀ .⠀ Check out the careers page on our website for more info about the position.
2018 is indeed ramping up, but thoughts of last year linger as it was a banner year for us. In 2017, we completed over 1,400 projects, launched Hot Pop Goods with the release of a collection of brandable wood wares, and strengthened community relations with a roster of amazing organizations including @luminatofestival, @makerfestival, @ooak_toronto, @thestopcfc, and @todesignoffsite. ⠀
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This and next week we’ll be sharing some #makeallthethings visual highlights from last year—enjoy! Here: definitely one of the more intricate #lasercutting jobs we executed last year, an @xue.liang design for @sebastian.tattoo.
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Jan 30, 2018
2018 is indeed ramping up, but thoughts of last year linger as it was a banner year for us. In 2017, we completed over 1,400 projects, launched Hot Pop Goods with the release of a collection of brandable wood wares, and strengthened community relations with a roster of amazing organizations including @luminatofestival, @makerfestival, @ooak_toronto, @thestopcfc, and @todesignoffsite. ⠀ .⠀ This and next week we’ll be sharing some #makeallthethings visual highlights from last year—enjoy! Here: definitely one of the more intricate #lasercutting jobs we executed last year, an @xue.liang design for @sebastian.tattoo.
#Repost via our friends at @thewalperhotel showing off some sweet schwag for their lucky guests. Featuring a laser engraved wood and leather luggage tag with custom coordinates of the hotel ⚓ #tgif #kitchener #weekenders
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Jan 19, 2018
#Repost via our friends at @thewalperhotel showing off some sweet schwag for their lucky guests. Featuring a laser engraved wood and leather luggage tag with custom coordinates of the hotel ⚓ #tgif #kitchener #weekenders
Happy 2018 everyone! 🎊 We are well rested,  back in action and happy to find a bursting inbox full of awesome project inquiries. Bear with us as we work our way through them. If you have any urgent projects give us a call and we will be sure to take good care of you. #happynewyear #makeallthethings
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hotpopfactory
Jan 02, 2018
Happy 2018 everyone! 🎊 We are well rested, back in action and happy to find a bursting inbox full of awesome project inquiries. Bear with us as we work our way through them. If you have any urgent projects give us a call and we will be sure to take good care of you. #happynewyear #makeallthethings
...the machines have been running for 14 hours a day and we’re *almost* done our holiday production crunch. Customers, today is the last day to pick up your orders before we close for the holidays! Check out the website for full holiday hours. 🎄Now, our visual gift to you: these fab #lasercut and painted wooden ornaments we collaborated with @sweetescapecreative on. Happy Holidays everyone, see you in 2018!
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Dec 22, 2017
...the machines have been running for 14 hours a day and we’re *almost* done our holiday production crunch. Customers, today is the last day to pick up your orders before we close for the holidays! Check out the website for full holiday hours. 🎄Now, our visual gift to you: these fab #lasercut and painted wooden ornaments we collaborated with @sweetescapecreative on. Happy Holidays everyone, see you in 2018!
#tgif !! Our last #ooakx17 flashback: @emilycarriereart striking a pose under some mighty slick #lasercut lettering. 💃⠀
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#design #marketing #signage #lasercutting #toronto #inspiration #maker #ooakdiaries
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Dec 15, 2017
#tgif !! Our last #ooakx17 flashback: @emilycarriereart striking a pose under some mighty slick #lasercut lettering. 💃⠀ .⠀ #design #marketing #signage #lasercutting #toronto #inspiration #maker #ooakdiaries