ROCK HILL, S.C., Nov. 29, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems (Nasdaq:TDSC) announced today the immediate availability of RapChick, a new 3D Printer Kit from Bits From Bytes designed for its female constituents in response to their growing importance within the 3D Printing democratization movement. RapChick joins BfB's best seller RapMan and will be on display at the 2010 Euromold Exhibition and Conference December 1 – 4th, Hall 11, locations D46 and E26.
The new RapChick 3D Printer Kit was designed by Ian Adkins, founder of BfB, especially for female users in response to the growing numbers of women engineers and creators within our community. The RapChick features pink accents and unique branding that will appeal to this rapidly expanding, underserved audience. RapChick retails for under $1,300 and can be ordered online at or through the network of authorized Bits From Bytes resellers.
"We are extremely pleased to announce this compelling new 3D Printer Kit in time for the Euromold Exhibition," said Andy McLaren, director global sales and marketing for Bits From Bytes. "RapChick joins our successful RapMan Kits and BfB 3000 printers. As part of 3D Systems we continue to demonstrate our commitment to democratize access to affordable 3D printing solutions."
About 3D Systems Corporation
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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