updated 3/14/2011 8:49:24 AM ET 2011-03-14T12:49:24

ROCK HILL, S.C., March 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems Corporation (Nasdaq:TDSC), announced today that it has acquired Accelerated Technologies, Inc. ("ATI"), a Texas based provider of custom parts services, as part of the company's continued expansion of its 3Dproparts ™ services. 3D Systems plans to integrate ATI into its growing custom parts services network under its Quickparts ® and 3Dproparts ™ brands.

3D Systems launched its custom parts services in October of 2009. The company has announced plans to continue to expand its 3Dproparts ™ and Quickparts® service offerings domestically and internationally, through organic growth and additional strategic acquisitions.

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 content-to-print solutions including 3D printers, parts and production systems. Its expertly integrated rapid prototyping and manufacturing solutions reduce the time and cost of designing new products and printing real parts directly from digital input. These solutions are used to design, communicate, prototype and produce functional end-use parts; customers create with confidence.

More information on the company is available at www.3DSystems.com , www.printin3D.com , www.quickparts.com , www.3Dproparts.com , www.bitsfrombytes.com , www.dpt-fast.com , www.toptobottomdental.com , blog.3Dsystems.com, or via email at moreinfo@3Dsystems.com.

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CONTACT: Investor Contact: Stacey Witten
         803-326-4010
         E-mail: WittenS@3dsystems.com
         
         Media Contact: Katharina Hayes
         803-326-3941
         Email: HayesK@3dsystems.com

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