ROCK HILL, S.C., May 17, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems Corporation (Nasdaq:TDSC) announced today that it will partner with Alibre to deliver complete 3D content-to-print solutions that integrate its leading personal 3D printers with Alibre's affordable CAD/CAM software. Alibre plans to demonstrate these 'industry-first' bundles at the Bay Area Maker Faire, May 21st – 22nd, 2011, in the Expo Hall, at the San Mateo County Fair Grounds, San Mateo, CA.
Integrated bundles start at $1,500 and include Alibre Design Personal Edition™ software and 3D Systems' Rapman™ color capable 3D printer kit. Available for $4,999 is the Alibre Design Professional Edition™ software and 3D Systems' BFB 3000™ multi-color 3D printer with up to three print heads. Both bundles offer seamless import and export capabilities and direct printer interface. To order your personal or professional bundle today, visit .
"Together with Alibre we are personalizing design and manufacturing," said Abe Reichental, President and Chief Executive Officer of 3D Systems. "The combined affordability and user friendliness of these 3D content-to-print bundles offer a clear and compelling choice for 'makers' and DIY's to design and print their most complex creations instantly."
About 3D Systems Corporation
3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D content-to-print solutions including 3D printers, print materials, creative printable content development, curation and downloads and on-demand custom parts services for professionals and consumers alike. 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 empowering our customers to create with confidence.
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Alibre offers the industry's most affordable complete engineering solutions. Alibre is transforming the design landscape by providing affordable full parametric CAD solutions to anyone that needs it. Based in Richardson, Texas, USA, Alibre serves tens of thousands of businesses and individuals in over 50 countries and in over 15 languages.
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