3D Printers

3D Systems Redefines Fab-Grade Performance with New ProX™ 950 SLA 3D Printer

ROCK HILL, South Carolina and Frankfurt, Germany – December 3, 2013 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today announced the immediate availability of its ProX™ 950 Stereolithography (SLA®) 3D printer, the largest-format, highest-speed, greatest accuracy and greenest 3D printer available today. The ProX 950 is equipped with 3DS’ newest PolyRay™ print head technology that can manufacture real parts at up to 10 times the speed of other 3D printers drawing on the widest choice of proven high-performance engineered materials that are qualified for the most demanding aerospace, medical device and industrial use-cases.

“I am both excited and awed by the exponential performance gains that our new ProX 950 delivers,” said Chuck Hull, the inventor of the first 3D printer and the custodian of the industry’s gold standard SLA technology at 3DS.

3D Systems Ushers In 3DPRINTING 2.0 with a Dozen New Products at EuroMold 2013

ROCK HILL, South Carolina and Frankfurt, Germany – December 3, 2013 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today announced 3DPRINTING 2.0 anchored by multiple groundbreaking new 3D printing and scanning products that it is showcasing at EuroMold 2013 in Frankfurt, Germany, December 3 – 6, 2013 at the Frankfurt Messe. 3DS is exhibiting its new lineup of professional products at stand E68 and its extensive consumer products at stand B79, both located in hall 11.

Throughout this week the company is revealing a dozen new products that catapult its entire portfolio of design-to-manufacturing solutions forward, substantially advancing the 3D printing landscape.

3D Systems First to Deliver ProJet® 4500 Full-color Plastic 3D Printer

ROCK HILL, South Carolina and Frankfurt, Germany – December 2, 2013 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today announced the immediate availability of its ProJet® 4500 3D printer, the first and only continuous-tone, full-color plastic 3D printer available on the market. This category-defining 3D printer delivers ready-to-use vibrant, full-color durable plastic parts straight out of the printer for a wide range of modeling, functional prototyping and real-use products.

The ProJet 4500 builds on 3DS’ powerful ColorJet Printing (CJP) technology platform and comes with a new class of sustainable VisiJet® C4 Spectrum materials. This revolutionary printer delivers strong semi-rigid parts, pixel-by-pixel, straight out of the printer, in high-resolution, pantone-like color with a superior surface finish. Safe for office, easy-to-use, sustainable to operate and fast to print on, the ProJet 4500 is economical and comes with fully integrated material recycling for greater yield and better total material usage.

3D Systems Charges Ahead with ProJet 5500X Multi-Material Composites 3D Printer

ROCK HILL, South Carolina and Frankfurt, Germany – December 2, 2013 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today announced the immediate availability of its ProJet® 5500X, a ground-breaking engineered composite materials 3D printer that delivers the highest quality, most accurate and toughest multi-material composites based on its latest MultiJet Printing (MJP) technology. The ProJet 5500X simultaneously prints and fuses together flexible and rigid material composites, layer-by-layer at the pixel level, in a variety of colors and shades including opaque, clear, black or white and numerous shades of gray. 3DS’ printed multi-material composites result in stunningly realistic, functional, large and small prototypes and products for a wide range of manufacturers, designers and engineers.

“Having unlimited options of engineered material properties within a single print is every designer’s dream that when combined with the largest print volume in its class and true-to-CAD precision and fine detail makes the ProJet 5500X the clear choice,” said Buddy Byrum, Vice President of Product and Channel Management, 3D Systems. “Designers and manufacturers alike are sure to discover new degrees of freedom and the reality of quick-turn production of functional multi-material assemblies, overmolded parts, rubber components, long-lasting living hinges and high-temp parts, all in one printer, all in a single print.”

3D Systems and Motorola Partner on Modular, Custom Smartphone

ROCK HILL, South Carolina –November 22, 2013 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) has entered into a multi-year development agreement with Motorola Mobility LLC, A Google Company, to create a continuous high-speed 3D printing production platform and fulfilment system in support of Motorola’s Project Ara. Project Ara aims to develop highly-custom, modular smartphones that afford users the opportunity to make functional and aesthetic choices about their device.

“With Project Ara, we asked the question, ‘How do we bring the benefits of customization and an open hardware ecosystem to 6 billion people?’ That is our driving application. It requires technical advances in areas such as material strength and printing with conductive inks for antennas. And those advances must support production-level speeds and volumes, which is a natural partnership with 3D Systems,” said Regina Dugan, Senior Vice President and head of Motorola’s Advanced Technology & Projects group.

3D Systems And NOOKA Launch 3D Printed Watch Collection On Cubify

ROCK HILL, South Carolina –November 21, 2013 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today announced that it has partnered with fashion brand NOOKA® to deliver a special edition 3D printed Zub 40 watch collection, exclusively on Cubify®. An ideal holiday gift for the fashion-forward and tech enthusiast alike, the collection combines NOOKA’s original and timeless Zub 40 timepieces with fashionable and interchangeable 3D printed bands. The NOOKA collection is immediately available on Cubify, 3DS’ online consumer destination where everyone can join the 3D lifestyle, and brands can deliver customizable products and accessories, made uniquely for you.

“3D Systems creates products that inspire sustainable, customized manufacturing on-demand, and moreover, a new visual form language not possible via traditional production techniques,” said Matthew Waldman, Founder of NOOKA. “We are incredibly excited to collaborate with 3D Systems to bring our products further into the future with 3D printing.”

3D Systems Brings Its Latest 3D Design-To-Manufacturing Products to China’s DMP 2013

ROCK HILL, South Carolina – November 15, 2013 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today announced that it is bringing its consumer and professional 3D printing products and services to China’s DMP 2013 being held November 13-16, 2013 in Dongguan, Guangdong Province, China. Focusing on the hybridization of traditional and advanced manufacturing technologies, the event is expected to host some 80,000 visitors and spotlight 3D printing as part of China’s strategic growth initiatives. 3D Systems is located in Hall 3, Stand 3C607.

3D Systems is exhibiting its latest consumer and professional 3D printers, direct scan-to-design and inspection tools, and its powerful Quickparts® services providing global quick-turn cloud-printing access to over 100 materials from the latest advanced manufacturing technologies for all your design to manufacturing needs. Attendees are invited to experience hands-on demonstrations of the award winning Cube® and CubeX™ 3D printers, and experience the ease of creating in 3D through Cubify®, 3D Systems’ consumer platform.

ProJet™ Transforms Ideas into Products!

With a penchant towards risk taking and a keen sense of humor, Teenage Engineering works with global brands  like IKEA, Ericsson and Absolut to develop market leading communications strategies. Along with keeping the team engaged and financing their interest in product development, these efforts often generate great ideas for  new products. As a result TE began to acquire technology to facilitate their emerging product development process. 
 
From CNC machining and laser cutters TE graduated to building concept models and functional prototypes through outsourcing to local service bureaus with Stereolithography and Selective Laser Sintering Systems. While the quality was exceptional the cost and the time required to a finished concept model prompted them to evaluate 3D printers. 
 
So earlier this year, in the midst of completing their first commercial product TE was introduced to 3D Systems.  They attended a demonstration of the ProJet™ HD 3000 Professional 3D Printer and were immediately impressed with the extremely fine feature detail and accuracy of the high definition parts. They decided that the cost savings of an in office 3D Printer and the ability to iterate, producing a revised model in a matter of hours, 
far outweighed the initial investment. 
 
Teenage Engineering has been very successful with the use of sound in the communications efforts so it is only fitting that their first commercial product is based on sound; an exciting portable, multi-function synthesizer. Teenage Engineering is clearly, in the groove. And we suggest you stay tuned because with the help of their ProJet™ 3000 they plan for many new products to come. 

3D Systems Launches Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Customization App

ROCK HILL, South Carolina –November 7, 2013 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it has entered a multi-year licensing deal with Sony Pictures Consumer Products to create customized mobile phone cases for iPhone and Galaxy smartphones based on Sony Pictures Animation’s hit comedy Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, in theaters now. Fans of the popular movie can customize 3D printed phone cases with their favorite characters, quotes and more.

3D Systems’ Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2 app offers fans a unique opportunity to personalize and create movie merchandise from scratch. Custom phone covers can be made for Apple’s iPhone 4 and 5 series, including the iPhone 5c, and the Samsung Galaxy S4. Customization options include choosing 3D add-ons of the movie’s foodimals like Living Pickles, Barry the Berry and Shrimpanzees, as well as favorite characters like Flint Lockwood and Sam Sparks. Cases can be further customized with funny quotes or names and color choices include red, yellow, white, blue and pink. The Cloudy phone cases are 3D printed using Cubify’s Everlast material, shipped within two weeks from 3DS’ cloud printing services and cost $39.99.

3D Systems and Sindoh Ink Agreement to Distribute Consumer 3D Printers in South Korea

ROCK HILL, South Carolina –November 5, 2013 – 3D Systems  (NYSE:DDD) announced today that Sindoh, the largest Korean 2D printer manufacturer, agreed to distribute its Cube® and CubeX™ consumer 3D printers in South Korea. Sindoh is the leading Korean office solutions provider with over 500 reseller channels and decades of proven sales and service expertise.

“From our investigation of the exciting prosumer and consumer 3D opportunity, we concluded that the Cube is the easiest to use and most intuitive to operate,” Sindoh’s Public Relations Director, Cheol-woo Lee said. “We are honored to work with 3D Systems, and our entire Sindoh team is thrilled to represent such a great family of products.”  Sindoh was further attracted to the Cube and CubeX due to their affordability and the Cube’s certification for home use and safe printability, making these printers appealing companions for offices, classrooms and homes.

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