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ROCK HILL, S.C., April 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today announced its next generation Quickparts ® e-commerce experience for fast-turn prototyping, offering metal and plastic prototypes with delivery in as little as one day. By uploading a CAD file for immediate quote or expert consultation, customers access a direct path to production with the highest quality output in the industry. Quickparts fast-turn prototyping is part of 3D Systems' comprehensive set of one stop shop On Demand Manufacturing services which also includes advanced prototyping, low volume production, and appearance models. Customers want an intuitive, convenient and easy to use experience for uploading a file, estimating the cost and purchasing of 3D printed prototypes and small run production parts fast. "3D Systems new Quickparts e-commerce site provides a quality solution for getting prototypes and small run production parts fast," says Eric Tryson, Mechanical Designer at Dorman Products. "The user experience is straightforward with clearly defined options that make it easy to upload and price a model in a variety of processes, materials, colors and finishes." "Many of our customers need instantaneous help with design challenges, materials, and processes, while others need a simple way to validate their design," said Phil Schultz, Senior Vice President, On Demand Solutions, 3D Systems. "This new customer experience allows our customers to quickly and easily bring their designs to life by creating and building parts from prototyping to production." The new e-commerce site is available now in the U.S. and will roll out in other countries later this year. More information about 3D Systems' On Demand Manufacturing business can be found here. Forward-Looking StatementsCertain statements made in this release that are not statements of historical or current facts are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the company to be materially different from historical results or from any future results or projections expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. In many cases, forward looking statements can be identified by terms such as "believes," "belief," "expects," "may," "will," "estimates," "intends," "anticipates" or "plans" or the negative of these terms or other comparable terminology. Forward-looking statements are based upon management's beliefs, assumptions and current expectations and may include comments as to the company's beliefs and expectations as to future events and trends affecting its business and are necessarily subject to uncertainties, many of which are outside the control of the company. The factors described under the headings "Forward-Looking Statements" and "Risk Factors" in the company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as other factors, could cause actual results to differ materially from those reflected or predicted in forward-looking statements. Although management believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, forward-looking statements are not, and should not be relied upon as a guarantee of future performance or results, nor will they necessarily prove to be accurate indications of the times at which such performance or results will be achieved. The forward-looking statements included are made only as the date of the statement. 3D Systems undertakes no obligation to update or review any forward-looking statements made by management or on its behalf, whether as a result of future developments, subsequent events or circumstances or otherwise. About 3D Systems 3D Systems provides comprehensive 3D products and services, including 3D printers, print materials, on-demand manufacturing services and digital design tools. Its ecosystem supports advanced applications from the product design shop to the factory floor to the operating room. 3D Systems' precision healthcare capabilities include simulation, Virtual Surgical Planning, and printing of medical and dental devices as well as patient-specific surgical instruments. As the originator of 3D printing and a shaper of future 3D solutions, 3D Systems has spent its 30-year history enabling professionals and companies to optimize their designs, transform their workflows, bring innovative products to market and drive new business models. More information on the company is available at www.3dsystems.com.