ROCK HILL, South Carolina, August 16, 2010 – 3D Systems (NASDAQ: TDSC), today announced that it has signed an agreement with Dassault Systèmes to become a Technology Partner in its Immersive Virtuality Network. Under this agreement both companies will jointly support and promote complementary 3D content creation, capture and print products, services and solutions.
As the world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Dassault Systèmes continues to innovate, shape and lead the use of 3D media to maximize the effectiveness of product design and development. 3D Systems, the recognized Additive Manufacturing pioneer and leader, is revolutionizing the product development process by offering the broadest portfolio of 3D Printers, 3D Manufacturing Centers and 3Dproparts™ solutions available today.
"This global relationship with Dassault Systèmes leverages both organizations’ core strengths, building on our joint vision to democratize access and accelerate adoption of 3D content creation, capture and print solutions," said Abe Reichental, president and chief executive officer, 3D Systems.
Under the terms of the agreement both companies have access to each other’s systems and technologies for the purpose of market development and expansion.
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About 3D Systems Corporation
3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D Printers, 3D Manufacturing Centers and 3Dproparts™ 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.mqast.com, http://blog.3Dsystems.com, or via email at moreinfo@3Dsystems.com.
About Dassault Systèmes
The Dassault Systèmes (DS) vision is to enable everyone—from designers to consumers and their communities—to create, share, and experience in 3D. As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, the company’s software and services allow businesses of any size in any industry around the globe to digitally define and simulate products, as well as the processes and resources required to manufacture, maintain, and recycle them while sustaining our environment. DS applications provide new opportunities to use 3D representation for online lifelike experiences in order to enhance real-life living spaces and everyday products.
More information on the company is available at www.3DS.com.