- Latest Consumer and Manufacturing Solutions On Display, Including Edibles and Metals - Experience Education Redefined with the Bright Minds UK Programme Featuring the Cube 3D Printer - UK First Look at Newest Addition to the 3DMe App: Manchester Unite

ROCK HILL, South Carolina –September 23, 2013 – 3D Systems  (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it will bring its consumer and professional 3D content-to-print experience to the TCT Show + Personalize in Birmingham, UK, from September 25-26, 2013, in Hall 3A, Booth D36.

For the first time at a live show, 3D Systems will demo its newly added direct metal 3D printers from its recent acquisition of Phenix Systems, along with its latest line up of consumer and professional 3D printers, engineering and design software from Geomagic, and on-demand parts service from Quickparts. Attendees can browse the Cube Café, check out the award winning Cube® and CubeX™ 3D printers, see the newest full color 3D printers in action, sample edible 3D printed sugar and examine precision metal parts. Visitors will be exposed to popular consumer applications like printable fashion, jewelry and home design, as well as creative, gamified 3D apps like the brand new UK-exclusive Manchester United 3DMe™ that lets fans become their own 3D printed player. App developers and arts and entertainment brands are invited to join the 3D printing revolution and learn how they can monetize their intellectual property and creativity on Cubify, 3D Systems’ hosting, publishing and production platform.

3D Systems is excited to partner with TCT and Black Country Atelier for the Bright Minds UK Programme and to introduce local teachers and students to the power of 3D printing in the classroom with the Cube. Dozens of Cube 3D printers will be set up in a workshop environment for 500 teachers and students to experiment with a redefined education experience that will spark the innovative and creative spirits of students at any level, all powered by 3D printing.

“The TCT Show has long been a gathering place for the leaders in 3D printing to showcase their cutting edge technology and we’re honored to not only showcase our latest consumer and manufacturing additions, like 3D printed edibles and metals, but to also expand our education initiatives through the live workshop experience,” said Cathy Lewis, Chief Marketing Officer of 3D Systems. “The UK has been at the forefront of consumer and educational adoption of 3D printing, which makes TCT a prime event to explore what’s next in 3D printing.”

Avi Reichental, 3D Systems’ President and CEO, will deliver a keynote address, “Manufacturing the Future”, on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at 10:10 am. 
Learn more about 3D Systems’ content-to-print offerings at 3DSystems.com.


About 3D Systems Corporation

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 with materials ranging from thermoplastics, metals, ceramics and edible sugar. The company also provides software design tools including CAD, reverse engineering and inspection 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.

More information on the company is available at www.3DSystems.com.

About TCT Show + Personalize

TCT Show + Personalize is the UK’s definitive and leading Additive Manufacturing, 3D printing and product development technology show for every level of interest from hackerspace to aerospace.

The eighteenth edition of this exciting event will take place in Birmingham, UK in September 2013. The exhibition floor features the entire spectrum of 3D printing and additive manufacturing equipment as well as all the supporting technologies and software for scanning, digitising and inspection and for design and manufacturing.

Learn more at http://www.tctshow.com.