ROCK HILL, S.C., Sept. 21, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems (Nasdaq:TDSC) announced today that Rajeev Kulkarni, vice president of global engineering, was selected to deliver a keynote address at HATCHfest 2010, at the Emerson Center for the Arts and Culture in Bozeman, Montana. HATCHfest takes place September 23rd through September 26th, 2010.
3D Systems led the product development revolution with the invention of SLA,the first additive manufacturing technology, over two decades ago and continues to pioneer, shape and expand adoption by democratizing access to affordable 3D printing solutions. 3D Systems ' Kulkarni will present '3D Printing and the Future of Innovation' on Saturday, September 25, 2010 at 2:00 pm to provide a look at the growing importance of 3D printing and additive manufacturing.
"We are delighted that Rajeev was asked to present the power and potential of 3D printing at HATCHfest, one of the most exciting forums today for creative minds," said Cathy Lewis, vice president of global marketing, 3D Systems. "The recent availability of affordable, easy to use 3D Printers like our V-Flash, together with our content creation, capture and print focus makes this an opportune time and venue to empower the next generation of entrepreneurial designers and engineers," concluded Lewis.
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3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D Printing, Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing systems and parts 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.
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HATCH is a year round, non-profit organization, designed to develop and foster the growth of creative minds in various industries through mentorship, exposure, and networking.
Since its inception in 2004, HATCH has successfully developed an environment, from HATCHfest to HATCHlabs that strikes the enthusiasm and stimulation of young artists' creativity throughout the world, by connecting new filmmakers, musicians, photographers, designers, architects, writers and fine artists with award-winning veterans in the entertainment industry. The inspiration of one affects the lives of millions.
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