3D Systems Presents "3D Printing and the Future of Innovation" at HATCH Asheville

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

ROCK HILL, S.C., April 13, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems Corporation (Nasdaq:TDSC) announced today that Rajeev Kulkarni, Vice President of Global Engineering, was selected to deliver a keynote address at HATCH Asheville 2011, which takes place in Asheville, North Carolina, April 14th through April 17th, 2011.

3D Systems led the product development revolution with the invention of SLA, the first additive manufacturing technology. As the company marks 25 years of innovation, it continues to pioneer by democratizing access to affordable 3D printing solutions. 3D Systems' Kulkarni will present "3D Printing and the Future of Innovation" on Saturday, April 16th, 2011 at 2:00 pm. He will provide an in-depth look at the growing importance of 3D printing and additive manufacturing.

HATCH Asheville offers a panel on "Additive Manufacturing in Architecture and Design" with Mr. Kulkarni on Saturday April 16th, 2011 at 1:00 pm in the Innovator's Lounge. 3D Systems is also supporting several HATCHlab 3D printing exhibits featuring its Bits from Bytes portfolio of RapMan™ 3D printer kit s and BfB™ 3000 3D printers, all easy to use, color enabled and starting at under $1,300.

"We are pleased to present the power and potential of 3D printing at HATCH, an exciting forum for creative minds," said Cathy Lewis, Vice President of Global Marketing, 3D Systems. "Our 3D Content-To-Print solutions, including affordable, easy to use 3D Printers, make this an opportune time and venue to empower the next generation of entrepreneurial designers and engineers."

About 3D Systems Corporation

3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D content-to-print solutions including 3D printers, print materials and custom part services. 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.

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