List recognizes “hot growth companies worth watching.”

Wednesday, Feb 9, 2000 4:00 AM

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., February 9, 2000 - dbusiness.com, an online business news and information source covering 14 metropolitan U.S. markets, announced today that Geomagic, Inc. has been named to its North Carolina list of Top 50 Companies. According to the dbusiness.com news release, “The db 50 honors those companies that have defined new standards, attracted significant venture capital investment, forged the most influential business models, and developed products and services that will change business.”

“Being selected to the list is confirmation that our vision of 3D for e-business is getting people's attention,” said Geomagic CEO Jon Fjeld. “To make the list after one year in North Carolina lets us know we're on the right track.”

The company was founded in 1996 in Illinois and moved to Research Triangle Park, N.C. in 1999. Since then, Geomagic has become a technology leader in three-dimensional (3D) computer imaging for design and manufacturing. The company is currently developing solutions based on their patented technology that will bring 3D to Internet-based communication and e-commerce for business-to-business and business-to-consumer markets.

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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