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.