- Showcases advanced manufacturing 3D printers and materials - Features full-color, multi-materials, metal, SLS and SLA 3D printing - Company Chief Opportunity Officer to deliver keynote on Manufacturing the Future
ROCK HILL, S.C., April 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today announced that it is bringing its 3DPRINTING 2.0 capabilities to the first ever Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo, Sao Paulo, April 16-17, 2014, at the Sheraton Sao Paulo World Trade Center Hotel.
3DS plans to demonstrate its powerful 3D design-to-manufacturing products that are specifically designed for the production floor and the engineer's desktop. The company invites attendees to sample the output from the first and only professional, full-color, plastic 3D printer, its fab-grade, multi-materials 3D printer, and its latest direct metal 3D printer, all capable of printing fully functional parts and assemblies and available for immediate purchase.Michele Marchesan, Chief Opportunity Officer, 3DS, will deliver a keynote on the afternoon of April 16, 2014, and discuss how 3D printing is transforming and localizing manufacturing, highlighting key trends and sharing advanced manufacturing initiatives. "We brought to Inside 3D Printing Sao Paulo a showcase of our 3D professional design, manufacturing and consumer products to help our Latin-American attendees understand, embrace, and most importantly, position themselves to take advantage of the abundant opportunities ahead," said Cathy Lewis, Chief Marketing Officer, 3DS. "The exponential performance gains we are delivering position our 3DPRINTING 2.0 offering at the heart of the emerging 3D printing growth opportunity in Latin America." 3DS plans to showcase its advanced manufacturing, design and consumer 3D printers, 3D scanners, 3D modelling software and 3D printed products. The following highlights will be on display: Industrial-grade direct metal printing – The ProX ® 300 direct metal printer is the only industrial grade direct metal platform that is specifically designed for the most demanding manufacturing floor conditions, delivering high density, metal printed parts from a large choice of materials and to very accurate precision. The ProX series of printers is now shipping and samples of its output can be seen on display. High performance simultaneous multi-materials composite printing –The ProJet ® 5500X simultaneously prints and fuses together flexible and rigid material composites layer by layer at the pixel level in a variety of colors and shades including opaque, clear, black or white and numerous shades of gray. The ProJet 5500X is now shipping and samples of its output can be seen on display. First and only full-color plastic 3D printer – The ProJet 4500 3D printer is the first and only continuous tone, full-color plastic 3D printer and delivers ready-to-use vibrant, full-color, durable and flexible plastic parts straight out of the printer in high resolution CMY (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow) for a wide range of modeling, functional prototyping and real-use products with superior surface finish. The ProJet 4500 builds with a new class of sustainable VisiJet ® C4 Spectrum materials. The Projet 4500 is now shipping and samples of its output can be seen on display. Integrated scan-to-design and inspection tools and print drivers – The company is showcasing its popular Geomagic ® Capture ®, the industry's first integrated scan-based design and inspection solution. Wireless physical photography – 3DS will demonstrate its Sense 3D scanner for PC and Mac with seamless printing optimization. Ideal for physical photography, the Sense is priced at $399, including software, and can scan anything from six inches to ten feet in dimension. Learn more about 3D Systems' commitment to manufacturing the future today at www.3dsystems.com . About 3D Systems Corporation 3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D printing centric design-to-manufacturing solutions including 3D printers, print materials and cloud sourced on-demand custom parts for professionals and consumers alike in materials including plastics, metals, ceramics and edibles. The company also provides integrated 3D scan-based design, freeform modeling and inspection tools. Its products and services replace and complement traditional methods and reduce the time and cost of designing new products by printing real parts directly from digital input. These solutions are used to rapidly design, create, communicate, prototype or produce real parts, empowering customers to manufacture the future. Today its comprehensive range of 3D printers is the industry's benchmark for production-grade manufacturing in aerospace, automotive, patient specific medical device and a variety of consumer, electronic and fashion accessories.