ROCK HILL, South Carolina, October 14, 2010 – 3D Systems (NASDAQ: TDSC) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with netfabb GmbH to resell netfabb’s entire product portfolio of Studio and Cloud Solutions software with its 3D Production Systems, 3Dproparts™ and 3D Printers world-wide.
“The ability to deliver innovative and affordable content creation tools to our users underscores our commitment to democratize access to 3D Printers and our other additive manufacturing solutions,” said Cathy Lewis, vice president global marketing, 3D Systems.
Under this agreement, 3D Systems plans to resell all versions of netfabb Studio, netfabb Engine and netfabb Cloud Solution; and both companies plan to participate in co-promotional activities and to collaborate for the purpose of market development and product enhancement.
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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.dpt-fast.com, www.mqast.com, www.bitsfrombytes.com, blog.3Dsystems.com, or via email at moreinfo@3Dsystems.com.
About netfabb GmbH
netfabb GmbH, founded in 2009, is a spin-off software company dedicated to offering innovative software solutions tailored for the 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing industries. Manufacturing technologies have improved tremendously over the past years, while common software tools still remain monolithic and single part-based. In 2008, the netfabb team, trained by 15 years of experience in rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing, teamed up to develop new ideas and to create a software suite for the next generation of Additive Manufacturing.
More information on the company is available at www.netfabb.com.