3D Systems Named One of 50 Smartest Companies by MIT Technology Review

ROCK HILL, South Carolina, June 24, 2015 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it was named to MIT Technology Review’s list of 50 Smartest Companies in the magazine’s 2015 ranking. The prestigious annual list recognizes and celebrates companies that combine “truly innovative technology and a business model that is both practical and ambitious, with the result that [the company] has set the agenda in its field over the past 12 months.”

3DS was recognized for its pioneering work on the world’s first 3D printing flexible assembly line. This groundbreaking nonstop printing platform deposits an unprecedented 4 billion drops of material every minute in photo-quality color, resulting in production speeds 50 times faster than existing 3D jetting technologies. The print engine is configured to readily integrate with various off-the-shelf automated machining, insertion and finishing operations, based on customer’s requirements, opening up countless new product and production possibilities in industries ranging from automotive to footwear and toys to consumer electronics.

“Everyday, the passionate men and women at 3D Systems are pioneering new, exciting and impactful applications of 3D technology that let everybody transform great ideas into real outcomes,” said Avi Reichental, President and CEO, 3DS. “Purpose-driven innovation is the cornerstone of our brand value and the growth engine of our business and we are honored to be recognized for our ambition and impact among so many distinguished peers.”

The distinction is the second in recent months from a major magazine recognizing the Company’s strength in innovation. 3DS was also recently ranked #18 on Forbes’ World’s Most Innovative Growth Companies for 2015.

Learn more about 3DS’ commitment to manufacturing the future today at www.3dsystems.com.