ROCK HILL, South Carolina, February 23, 2010 – 3D Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: TDSC), a leading provider of 3D Printing, Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing parts and system solutions, announced today the immediate availability of an integrated 3Shape software solution on its ProJet™ DP 3000 dental production systems. 3D Systems has worked closely with 3Shape to develop, test and document the process required to design and print production dental components, including optimizations to insure that 3Shape designed components print reliably and accurately using additive manufacturing methods and techniques. 3Shape plans to showcase this design and production tool for partial frameworks at LMT Lab Days in Chicago.
“Our customers are delighted with the expert integration between the ProJet™ DP 3000 Production System and our latest 3Shape Dental System™” stated Rune Fisker, VP Product Strategy, 3Shape. “We are very pleased to offer our dental lab customers access to complimentary solutions from the 3Shape Dental System™.” said Lee Dockstader, VP Business Development, 3D Systems Corporation.
All of 3D Systems Dental CAD/CAM Systems have been incorporated into 3Shape’s CAMBridge manufacturing automation software. “3D Systems has qualified SLA Systems for working and orthodontic models, ProJet™ 3D Printers for models and wax-ups and direct metal applications. We are committed to continued collaboration with companies like 3Shape who offer cutting edge solutions to the dental industry,” concluded Dockstader.
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About 3D Systems Corporation
3D Systems is a leading provider of 3-D 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
About 3Shape A/S
3Shape A/S is a Danish company specializing in the development and marketing of 3D scanners and CAD/CAM software solutions. These are used for the creation, processing, analysis and management of high-quality 3D data. Implementing 3Shape´s solutions brings significant benefits in terms of quality, productivity and creativity to complex manufacturing processes, where the handling of physical objects is critical. With more than 50 full-time developers dedicated to dental solutions, we have unmatched development and innovative power, thereby making the vision of a complete digital lab a reality.
Thousands of dental restorations are produced every day by customers using 3Shape’s 3D scanners, CAD modeling software and production management systems in more than 50 countries. 3Shape is a privately-held Danish company, whose headquarters are in Copenhagen, with development teams in Denmark as well as the Ukraine. In early 2009, we opened Sales and Support Offices in New Jersey, USA and Shanghai, China.