ROCK HILL, South Carolina, August 4, 2014 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today an extension of its highly successful worldwide seminar series designed to inform, educate, train and inspire local businesses, entrepreneurs, designers and other professionals worldwide on the new paradigm of 3D printing-powered design-to-manufacturing technology. The seminars, which have currently reached over 7,000 attendees, include demonstrations from the company’s 2014 product line spanning more than 20 new printers, design solutions and advanced materials, all of which are at the core of 3DS’ 3DPRINTING 2.0 initiative.
This expanded seminar series will consist of approximately 300 total events between July and October 2014 at 3DS reseller locations throughout the globe from North America and Europe to the Middle East and Asia. It will give attendees a firsthand look how 3DS’ newest technologies can benefit the full spectrum of high-end manufacturers down to prosumers.
3DPRINTING 2.0 represents the exponential advancement in speed, capacity and performance materials that the company’s new roster of products brings to its entire 3D content-to-print platform for companies large and small, independent entrepreneurs, prosumers and consumers alike.
This seminar series will give clients a close look at the diversity and power of 3DPRINTING 2.0 as resellers demonstrate many of 3DS’ new products, spanning industrial-grade to desktop 3D printers, advanced materials including manufacturing-grade metals, ceramics and full-color plastics, and new scan-to-design and inspection tools for the engineer’s and designer’s desktop. Participants will see:
New developments in ColorJet 3D printing with full-color plastic
Expanded capabilities with multi-material composite parts in a single print
Fab-grade performance from the ProX™ 950, the latest SLA 3D printer for high-volume manufacturing
Production-grade SLS capabilities and part quality on par with injection molding from the ProX 500
Enhanced, low-cost jewelry and dental casting pattern capabilities with the ProJet® 1200
Sub-$5,000, multi-material prosumer 3D printers
Sessions detailing how to evaluate the range of technology and choose the right 3D printer for any application
“This seminar series not only represents our commitment to providing the most complete set of 3D printers and expanding our portfolio, but it also exemplifies our dedication to our clients and to helping them find the right mix of cost and 3D printing capabilities that will drive their business into a successful future,” said Michele Marchesan, Chief Opportunity Officer, 3DS.
3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D printing centric design-to-manufacturing solutions including 3D printers, print materials and cloud sourced on-demand custom parts for professionals and consumers alike in materials including plastics, metals, ceramics and edibles. The company also provides integrated 3D scan-based design, freeform modeling and inspection tools and an integrated 3D planning and printing digital thread for personalized surgery and patient specific medical devices. Its products and services replace and complement traditional methods and reduce the time and cost of designing new products by printing real parts directly from digital input. These solutions are used to rapidly design, create, communicate, prototype or produce functional parts and assemblies, empowering customers to manufacture the future.