Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011 5:00 AM

ROCK HILL, South Carolina, September 28, 20113D Systems Corporation (NYSE: DDD) today announced that the Lotus Renault GP (“LRGP”) F1Team is hosting its global next-generation 3D printers launch event at the Lotus Renault Advanced Digital Manufacturing Centre (ADM) in Enstone, England.

The Lotus Renault ADM Centre provides its Formula 1 team with best-in-class design, wind tunnel testing and full-scale production parts services for its racecars using 3D Systems’ latest SLA® and SLS® production 3D printers. The long-standing technical partnership between LRGP and 3D Systems continues to provide significant tangible customer benefits well beyond motorsports.
 
“We are very grateful to our LRGP partners for making it possible for us to launch our next-gen printers at their state-of-the-art ADM Centre,” said Michele Marchesan, Vice President and General Manager, Global 3D Printers, 3D Systems. “We could not have imagined a better venue. The LRGP F1 World-Champion team truly embodies the endless possibilities of our 3D printers.”
 
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. The company also provides creative content development, design productivity tools and curation services and downloads. Its expertly integrated solutions replace, displace 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, communicate, prototype and produce functional parts, empowering its customers to create with confidence.
 
More information on the company is available at www.3DSystems.com.
 
 
About Lotus Renault GP
Throughout its history, Renault has always counted on Motorsport in its global strategy. With a powerful image and prestige, motorsport, and especially Formula 1™, has strengthened Renault’s international ambitions, while being a great technological asset to develop its products. Present in Formula 1 since 1977, and having won nine Constructors’ World Titles and eight Drivers’ World Titles, Renault Sport F1 will support Renault’s future ambitions by developing and testing tomorrow’s technologies at the track.
 
Group Lotus PLC partnered with Genii Capital in December 2010 which saw the Renault F1 Team renamed as “Lotus Renault GP? from the start of the 2011 racing season onwards. The association heralds the return of a highly successful Formula 1™ association between Lotus and Renault from the 1980s. Lotus’ racing pedigree and heritage coupled with Renault’s technology in Formula 1™ will set the united team on a path to future success.
 
More information is available at www.lotusrenaultgp.com.