updated 9/23/2010 12:16:17 PM ET 2010-09-23T16:16:17

ROCK HILL, S.C., Sept. 23, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems (Nasdaq:TDSC) announced today that it will showcase its 3D Printers in partnership with AutoDesk, TechShop and CadBlu in the Fabrication Tent in section A at the inaugural World Maker Faire New York, on September 25 – 26, 2010, at the New York Hall of Science.

The original Maker Faire took place in the Bay Area in 2005 attracting a few thousand participants and igniting the 'Do-It-Yourself' revolution. Just five years later the first World Maker Faire in New York expects to host over 100,000 participants interested in creative and affordable 'maker' tools and ideas.

3D Systems, recognized for its pioneering efforts and continued leadership in democratizing access to affordable 3D printers, plans to demonstrate the unlimited potential these desktop factories offer to the 'DIY' movement.  

"We are delighted to partner with AutoDesk, TechShop and CadBlu to deliver the power and promise of 3D printing to 'makers' and 'DIYs'," said Cathy Lewis, vice president of global marketing, 3D Systems.  "Our affordable, easy to use 3D Printers like V-Flash®, along with innovative content creation tools and solutions, offer a clear choice for makers and DIYs to realize their dreams."

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements made in this release that are not statements of historical or current facts are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the company to be materially different from historical results or from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.  In addition to statements that explicitly describe such risks and uncertainties, readers are urged to consider statements in the conditional or future tenses or that include terms such as "believes," "belief," "expects," "estimates," "intends," "anticipates" or "plans" to be uncertain and forward-looking.  Forward-looking statements may include comments as to the company's beliefs and expectations as to future events and trends affecting its business and are necessarily subject to uncertainties, many of which are outside the control of the company. The factors described under the headings "Forward-Looking Statements," "Cautionary Statements and Risk Factors," and "Risk Factors" in the company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as other factors, could cause actual results to differ materially from those reflected or predicted in forward-looking statements.

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 , www.dpt-fast.com , http://blog.3Dsystems.com , or via email at moreinfo@3Dsystems.com.

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About World Maker Faire

A two-day, family-friendly event that celebrates arts, crafts, engineering, food, music, science and technology projects and the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset.

More information is available at www.makerfaire.com .

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