Result of Business Growth, Expanded Training Facilities

Monday, Mar 27, 2006 4:00 AM

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 27, 2006- Geomagic (www.geomagic.com), a worldwide software and services firm headquartered in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, announces the relocation of its corporate headquarters to accommodate growth fueled by increased customer demand for Geomagic solutions and services.

The move, to be completed March 27, marks another milestone for Geomagic, as the company responds to customers by strengthening its organization and expanding facilities worldwide.

An integral part of the new facility is an enhanced Geomagic Training Center, equipped with state-of-the-art workstations, 3D scanning hardware and the latest Geomagic digital reconstruction and computer-aided inspection software available. The center will be used for customer training sessions and Geomagic-hosted technology conferences.

The facility's dedicated technology laboratory will enable Geomagic to make use of advanced scanning technology in a secure research and development environment that is also available for consulting, implementation and other digital shape sampling and processing services for customers.

The new offices are located on the third floor of the Cape Fear Building of the Progress Center at 3200 Chapel Hill-Nelson Road (Hwy. 54), Cape Fear Building, Suite 300, Research Triangle Park, N.C. USA 27709. The company's telephone numbers and mailing address remain the same.

“The need for this new facility highlights our aggressive growth path, made possible through the hard work and dedication of our staff and industry partners,” says Ping Fu, chairman, president and CEO of Geomagic. “I am grateful for all they have contributed.”

A formal open house is planned for this summer, to be combined with the Geomagic 10th Anniversary celebration.

About Geomagic

Geomagic (www.geomagic.com) is a global company dedicated to advancing and applying 3D technology for the benefit of humanity. Geomagic’s scanning and design software solutions are used to capture and model 3D content from physical objects, organically sculpt complex shapes, and prepare products for manufacturing. In addition, the company produces powerful 3D metrology and inspection software that verifies dimensional quality by comparing as-built products to master designs. Geomagic’s Sensable Phantom haptic devices simulate the sense of touch in a digital environment. 

Geomagic’s software and hardware are utilized by world-class customers in a variety of industries, including aerospace, automotive, medical, consumer products, toys, collectibles, coindesign, jewelry, fine art, heritage restoration, research, education, mold making, entertainment, training and surgical simulation. In fact, some of the world’s leading companies and research organizationsuse Geomagic software, including Ford, BMW,Boeing, Harley DavidsonTimberland, Mattel/Fisher Price, Lego, Pratt & WhitneyNASA, Schneider Electronic, 3M, Danaher and Invisalign. Geomagic is based in Research Triangle Park, N.C., USA, with an office in Boston, subsidiaries in Europe and Asia, and channel partners worldwide.

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