ROCK HILL, South Carolina, October 13, 2010 – 3D Systems (NASDAQ: TDSC), announced today that as part of its overall customer care enhancement initiative, the company sourced Magics and e-Stage software tools from Materialise N.V. for its entire 3Dproparts™ network. The company plans to invest in additional tools and capabilities to further enhance its 3Dproparts™ customer experience and productivity.
“We are pleased to work with Materialise N.V., a proven supplier of software solutions for rapid prototyping and manufacturing,” said Cathy Lewis, vice president, global marketing for 3D Systems.
3D Systems intends to expand its 3Dproparts™ service offerings domestically and internationally through organic growth, the deployment of new technologies and strategic acquisitions.
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About 3D Systems Corporation
3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D Printing, Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing systems and parts solutions. Its expertly integrated solutions reduce the time and cost of designing products and facilitate direct and indirect manufacturing by creating actual parts directly from digital input. These solutions are used for design communication and prototyping as well as for production of functional end-use parts: our customers create with confidence.
More information on the company is available at www.3DSystems.com, www.printin3D.com, www.toptobottomdental.com, www.3Dproparts.com, www.bitsfrombytes.com, www.mqast.com, www.dtp-fast.com, blog.3dsystems.com, or via email at moreinfo@3Dsystems.com.
About Materialise N.V.
With its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium and branches all over the world, the Materialise Group is best known for its activities in the field of rapid industrial and medical prototyping. Apart from having the largest capacity of rapid prototyping equipment in Europe, Materialise enjoys a worldwide reputation as provider of innovative software solutions. As such, Materialise has acquired the position of market leader for 3D printing and Digital CAD software in addition to being a major player in medical and dental image processing and surgery simulation.
More information on the company is available at www.materialise.com.