ROCK HILL, S.C., Sept. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today the enhancement of its patented Quickquote ® capabilities to deliver instant quoting of parts directly from native CAD data with increased accuracy for custom manufactured parts. Quickparts is 3D Systems premier on-demand parts service that delivers the industry standard in quick-turn custom manufacturing. Quickparts provides precise and instant parts quoting the covers the most diverse portfolio of materials and is powered by 3D Systems advanced manufacturing platform. QuickQuote produces a unique quote for the process and quantity specified instantly, delivering the industry's most competitive pricing, immediately, worldwide. Customers can now upload common CAD files in addition to ready-to-print STL files through the QuickQuote system for pricing of custom designed parts for production using Quickparts range of advanced manufacturing solutions. QuickQuote now supports native CAD data from CATIA ®, SolidWorks ®, Pro/ENGINEER ®, as well as industry-standard formats such as Parasolid ®, ACIS ®, IGES, STEP and STL. "We are delighted to enhance the capabilities of our patented QuickQuote instant pricing systems for the benefit of our worldwide users," said Ziad Abou, Vice President and General Manager, Quickparts for 3D Systems. "Quickparts provides unprecedented access to our latest advanced manufacturing technologies for small businesses, independent entrepreneurs and professional artists while providing established manufacturers with overflow services and an affordable option to try new materials and processes." See a full list of supported formats and learn how Quickparts can integrate seamlessly with your business to improve your design-to-manufacturing workflow at www.Quickparts.com . 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.