Tuesday, July 17, 2012

3D Systems' Dental Printer Makes the 3Shape Grade

      Integrated Trios(R) Intraoral Scanner and ProJet(TM) 3D
    Printer Deliver Accurate, Fast and Affordable Plaster-Like
                           Dental Models

ROCK HILL, S.C., July 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems
Corporation (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it successfully completed
the integration of its new ProJet(TM) MP 3500 Dental 3D Printers with
3Shape's Dental System(TM) and CAMbridge for direct, high speed,
precision model production from the 3Shape Trios(R) intraoral scanner.

Sun Dental Labs successfully deployed this integrated solution to
produce up to 24 quad cases in 5 1/2 hours. Chuck Stapleton, Vice
President of Digital Manufacturing at Sun, said, "The ProJet(TM) MP
produces full quad cases of plaster-like models for about $5 and
enables Sun to produce any type of restoration from our customer's
stone model scanner or intra-oral scanner. The combined impact of this
solution's precision, affordability and plaster-like characteristics
compel us to step up our transition to a full digital work flow."

"We are very pleased to offer our dental lab customers a proven,
integrated solution that combines the latest products from two leading
providers into a powerful and affordable manufacturing tool," said Lee
Dockstader, VP Business Development, 3D Systems Corporation. For
complete product information on the ProJet(TM) 3500 MP and DP dental
printers visit toptobottomdental.com.

About 3D Systems Corporation

3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D content-to-print solutions
including 3D printers, print materials and on-demand custom parts
services for professionals and consumers alike. The company also
provides creative content development, design productivity tools and
curation services and downloads. Its expertly integrated solutions
replace, displace 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,
communicate, prototype and produce functional parts, empowering its
customers to create with confidence.

More information on the company is available at www.3DSystems.com.

To experience our entire range of 3D content-to-print products and
services please visit www.printin3D.com, www.production3dprinters.com,
www.3Dproparts.com, www.zcorp.com, www.toptobottomdental.com,
www.quickparts.com, www.alibre.com, www.bitsfrombytes.com,
www.bespokeinnovations.com, www.botmill.com, www.cubify.com,
www.myrobotnation.com, www.freshfiber.com, www.The3dStudio.com,
www.freedomofcreation.com, www.sycode.com, www.paramountind.com,
blog.3dsystems.com, or via email at moreinfo@3Dsystems.com.

The 3D Systems Corporation logo is available at
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=4537

About 3Shape

3Shape is a Danish company specializing in the development and
marketing of 3D scanners and CAD/CAM software solutions designed for
the creation, processing, analysis and management of high-quality 3D
data for applications in complex manufacturing processes. 3Shape
envisions the age of the "full digital dental lab," and its more than
130 developers provide superior innovation power toward reaching this
goal. 3Shape's flexible solutions empower dental professionals through
automation of real workflows, and its systems are applied in thousands
of labs in more than 85 countries worldwide, putting 3Shape
technologies at the peak of the market in relation to units produced
per day by dental technicians. 3Shape boosts its first-line distributor
support network with a second-line support force of over 30 in-house
experts in 5 support and service centers strategically placed around
the globe. 3Shape is a privately-held company headquartered in
Copenhagen, with the market's largest team dedicated to scanner and
software development for the dental segment based in Denmark and
Ukraine, a production facility in Poland, and Sales and Support Offices
in New Jersey, USA and Asia. For further information regarding 3Shape,
please refer to www.3shapedental.com.

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