3D Systems Expands National Education Reach with Thermo Fisher Scientific

ROCK HILL, South Carolina, May 19, 2015 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today it has entered into a reseller agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), a leader in science research, technology and healthcare solutions for laboratories, and science and technology education.

Under the new agreement, Thermo Fisher Scientific will immediately begin to offer 3DS’ popular line of Cube® and CubePro® 3D printers, SenseTM 3D scanners, TouchTM haptic stylus and education-friendly CAD software. The combination of products provides a comprehensive educational solution for educators new to 3D design and printing as well as advanced programs from K-12 to university level.

“As a leader in providing STEM educators with the tools they need to teach the next generation of scientists and engineers we are excited to have partnered with such an innovative team and to work together towards the advancement of STEM learning here in the United States,” said Robert Marshall, Product Manager, Fisher Science Education, Thermo Fisher Scientific.

3DS’ expanding footprint in education builds on its MAKE.DIGITAL initiative to make 3D design and printing easy, accessible and impactful for K-12 educators, and to empower students with tomorrow’s skills today. Thermo Fisher Scientific is the newest education partner in an initiative that includes premier curriculum providers, trainings and extra-curricular programs and leagues.

“We are thrilled and honored to work with a science, technology and education provider of the caliber and reach of Thermo Fisher Scientific, to scale access to our education solutions nationwide,” said Peter Theran, Vice President, Global Consumer Products, 3DS. “Thermo Fisher Scientific brings expertise in the needs of the STEM classroom, preparing students for tomorrow’s careers in science, healthcare, technology and innovation.”

Learn more about 3DS’ commitment to manufacturing the future today at www.3dsystems.com and see how 3DS is catalyzing innovation and technology learning through its MAKE.DIGITAL initiative.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and approximately 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.