Introducing the latest Cubify design app: Cubify Bugdroids, which lets you customize your own AndroidTM figurine. Your phone is as unique as you are… your Bugdroid should be too! The app lets you drag and drop everything from 3D hats and horns to zipper and checkerboard textures to easily personalize your figurine. We’ll 3D print it on our vibrant full-color ZPrinters, and ship it safely to your door. Customize your Bugdroid here!

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Fortune magazine has named 3D Systems the 5th fastest growing company in tech, top 6 in profit and growth, and 12th overall out of 100 companies listed. We as a company have worked extremely hard to achieve this and we are honored to be recognized. Fortune Magazine wrote that ‘3D Systems has seen increased demand for its printers across several industries, as the technology “promises to revolutionize manufacturing.” Last year alone, we saw a 242% increase in the number of units sold. Abe Reichental, President and CEO of 3D Systems, said “We are honoured to have made this prestigious list along with some of the largest and most celebrated companies in the world. It has been a true team effort by 3D Systems employees, partners and supporters to deliver the results that earned this awesome recognition.” To read more about this in our press release, please click here.

3D Systems is participating in TCT Live 2012, which is available for everyone involved in the concept, design, specification and manufacturing process to learn about the latest in 3D Printing. 3D Systems has a wide assortment of printers, from the ProJet 3500 to its ZPrinters. 3D Systems will be at TCT today and tomorrow at the National Exhibition Centre, booth N12. To see more pictures from TCT, please visit our Facebook page here.

3D Systems is participating in INDEX 2012, which is the international interiors and design event located in the Middle East! Freshfiber and our regional distributor PRO TECHnology will be in attendance in Dubai today through the 27th at the Dubai World Trade Centre. We will debut our 3D printed lighting collection designed by Freedom of Creation. Come visit us in UAE in Hall 5, stand SD201!

Here at 3D Systems, we are a dog friendly office and happy to have our furry friends join us at work! This is one of our newest members of the 3D Family, Mishka the Husky! Mishka was a rescue dog that came all the way from Alabama. I’m sure that the weather up here in Massachusetts is a much better climate for a Husky to live!

3D Systems, one of the fastest growing companies of 2012, can create almost anything with their 3D printers. By printing out certain parts that can be put together to create a racecar, 3D Systems put together this awesome video of their creation. The racecar, operated by remote control and equipped with a video camera, can be seen driving around the warehouse and parking lot at our Clevedon, UK office! Check out the video above and let us know what you think of it!

Last week 3D Systems showcased the 3D content to print portfolio at the International Manufacturing Technology show in Chicago, IL. IMTS is the largest and longest running manufacturing technology trade show in the United States and is recognized as one of the world's preeminent stages for introducing and selling manufacturing equipment and technology. Over 100,000 students and professionals attended this year’s trade show – making this the most successful manufacturing event in over a decade!

3D Systems participated in 2 different sections of this show – the Emerging Technology Center and the Student Skills Center. The Emerging Technology Center showcased state of the art and disruptive technologies that will impact manufacturing in the years to come. We participated in the ‘Additive Manufacturing’ part of the ETC with both our ProJet 3500 and our ZPrinter 450. If you are not familiar, the ProJet 3500 prints in high definition and is great for models, real parts, and wax castings while the ZPrinter line is the only full color 3D printers available AND at an affordable price. Students from the Chicago area also got a chance to play around with our newest 3D modeling software, Cubify Invent, in the Student Skills Center area of the IMTS Show. Our teammates gave live demos and walked students through this easy to use software. Also on hand were a few of our 3DTouch printers which are an affordable tool for desktop 3D printing in the workshop or classroom. Additionally we featured our newest consumer focused 3D printer for the home, the Cube . As is typical for tradeshows with 3D Systems, both students and professionals were more than excited about all of our product offerings. IMTS was truly a successful show for us! Check out more pictures from the event here.

This week 3D Systems showed a wide range of medical solutions at the American Association of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) 94th annual meeting in San Diego California. Highlighted at the show were ZPrinter® models for patient education and communication. Jaw models are printed to show how an implant treatment will be performed. Models can be printed in just a couple of hours and for around $20. This helps the patient understand this complex procedure and make a more informed decision. For more information please contact Lee Dockstader at Lee.Dockstader@3DSystems.com

With the release of the iPhone 5, we thought it was appropriate to release our iPhone 5 cases.  FreshFiber is known for their beautiful  and innovated design which will ensure protection to your phone. FreshFiber cases can be personalized with your name as if your name was melted into the case.  Check out the FreshFiber iPhone 5 catalog and start designing your 3D printed case. Cases are available on freshfiber.com and cubify.com.