ROCK HILL, S.C., Aug. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today plans to exhibit its aerospace and defense 3D content-to-print solutions at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI 2013) Conference and Exposition. The company's portfolio of industrial-grade 3D printers, on-demand parts services and 3D design and engineering software, which enable direct-to-manufacture parts production, will be on display August 12-14, 2013 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington D.C., at booth 1828. 3D Systems' on-demand parts service, Quickparts ® Solutions revolutionized the way product development and manufacturing professionals outsource custom manufactured parts. The QuickQuote ® system delivers instant, custom-generated quotations for production of parts using both 3D printing and traditional manufacturing to meet customer needs. Industrial-grade solutions including the company's best selling ProJet 3510 3D printer will be on display, showing high quality plastic parts and investment casting patterns for functional testing and direct part manufacturing. Users can interact with the company's powerful Geomagic Solutions engineering software, 3D scanning, and inspection tools, and experience the seamless content-to-print workflow 3D Systems provides. "We are working one-on-one with multiple leading Aerospace and defense manufacturers to transform their workflow and supply chain by creating functional plane, UAV and other end-use parts," said Ziad Abou, Vice President and General Manager, On-Demand Parts for 3D Systems. "Our products and services ensure consistent quality, reduce cost, lower part weight and count, and deliver enhanced overall performance to unmanned vehicle performance." About 3D Systems 3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D content-to-print solutions including 3D printers, print materials and on-demand custom parts services for professionals and consumers alike. The company also provides CAD, reverse engineering and inspection software tools and consumer 3D printers, apps and services. Its expertly integrated solutions 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.