ROCK HILL, S.C., May 13, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems Corporation (Nasdaq:TDSC) today announced its pending transfer of the listing of its common stock from the NASDAQ Global Select Market ("NASDAQ") to the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE"). The company expects to begin trading on the NYSE on Thursday, May 26, 2011, subject to the satisfactory completion of its listing on the NYSE, under a new ticker symbol "DDD." The company expects to continue to trade under the ticker symbol "TDSC" on NASDAQ until the transfer is completed. The company is planning to ring the opening bell of the NYSE on May 26, 2011, which will be broadcast live on the company's website.
"The New York Stock Exchange is the ideal platform for our continued growth strategy and global expansion plans," said Abe Reichental, President and CEO of 3D Systems. "This move is consistent with our brand equity and reflects our commitment to democratize access to 3D content-to-print solutions for the benefit of professionals, consumers and stockholders alike."
"We're honored that 3D Systems has chosen to list on the New York Stock Exchange," said Scott Cutler, EVP and Co-head of U.S. Listings and Cash Equities, NYSE Euronext. "Since its founding 25 years ago, 3D Systems has been a leading innovator that's evolved into a global technology company. Our strategies are aligned, and we look forward to a successful, lasting partnership with 3D Systems and its shareholders."
In conjunction with its listing transfer to the NYSE, the company plans to hold an analyst and investor meeting on Thursday, May 26, 2011, at 11:30 a.m. EDT at the New York Stock Exchange, 2 Broad St, New York, NY. To register for the event, use the online registration link available under the Investor Relations section of 3D Systems' web site.
For remote participants, a live webcast of the analyst and investor day presentations will be available on 3D Systems' web site under the Investor Relations section at . Participants are encouraged to visit the web site early to register for the webcast.
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About 3D Systems Corporation
3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D content-to-print solutions including 3D printers, print materials, printable content downloads and on-demand custom part services for professionals and consumers alike. Its expertly integrated solutions reduce the time, cost and complexity of designing and manufacturing 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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CONTACT: Investor Contact: Stacey Witten 803-326-4010 E-mail: WittenS@3dsystems.com Media Contact: Katharina Hayes 803-326-3941 Email: HayesK@3dsystems.com