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Connie Zheng
North of Nine Communications for TechShop
(415) 268-4821

TechShop Gives Price Break to Active Duty Military Personnel
Offers membership discount to men and women serving all branches of the United States Military
San Jose, Calif. , February 12, 2014 --

TechShop, a membership-based, do-it-yourself workshop and fabrication studio with locations nationwide, today announced it will offer discount pricing to active duty military personnel. Active duty military personnel can now join the TechShop community for as low as $85 per month. This discount is equal to the one TechShop already offers to students.

From hobbyists and artists to engineers and entrepreneurs, makers from all backgrounds and skill sets have come to TechShop to pursue their passions and build their dreams,” said TechShop CEO Mark Hatch, a former Green Beret. “We are thrilled to offer an accessible and affordable, nationwide program to the men and women serving our country.”

In Spring 2014, TechShop will be opening its eighth location in the Crystal City neighborhood of Arlington, VA. Virginia is home to one of the largest populations of active duty military personnel in the United States.

Active duty military personnel may join TechShop at the discounted rate using the promo code activeduty. Personal identification and proof of active duty are required.

World-Class Creative Workspace and Prototyping Studio
TechShop members have access to a world-class workshop with machines, tools, training, inspiration and support they need to pursue their passions, develop new skills and launch new businesses. Each location includes:

  • More than $1 million worth of machines, tools and equipment 
  • Hundreds of classes each month for members and non-members 
  • Friendly, knowledgeable and highly-trained staff 
  • A community of innovative makers, artists and entrepreneurs 
  • Group event spaces and workshops
About TechShop, Inc.
Founded in October 2006, TechShop is a membership-based, do-it-yourself (DIY) workshop and fabrication studio providing access to a vibrant community of creative people and more than $1 million worth of high quality machines, tools and software. TechShop offers classes, workshops, instruction and meet-ups for people of all ages and skill levels. TechShop is based in San Jose, Calif., with locations nationwide.

For information and course listings, visit, email or call 855-TECHSHOP. You can follow TechShop on Twitter at "@TechShop." TechShop is also on Facebook as "TechShop Incorporated."

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