3D Systems Showcases Powerful Digital Thread for Manufacturing, Healthcare and More at Japan’s DMS Expo
- Booth includes latest Direct Metal Printers, vibrant ColorJet technology, multi-material composite printing, desktop printers, design and manufacturing software, and more
- Presentations to detail time-saving use case for injection molding, Direct Metal Printing, and workflows enhanced by 3DS’ digital thread
ROCK HILL, South Carolina, June 22, 2015 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it will feature its versatile personal and professional 3D printers as well as its extensive digital design tools at the Design Engineering & Manufacturing Expo (DMS) in Tokyo, Japan, June 24 – 26, 2015. Located in the Tokyo Big Site Convention Center, booth E 2-36, 3DS will showcase its workflow-enhancing 3D digital thread, which allows clients in industries such as manufacturing, healthcare and architecture to move seamlessly between scanning, designing and 3D printing to compress design windows and shorten supply chains.
Together with its partners and resellers, 3D Systems will display the ProX™ 200 Direct Metal Printer (DMP), which creates fully functional, end-use metal parts. In addition, visitors to the booth can see vibrant full-color printing on the ProJet® x60 series and ProJet® 4500 as well as multi-material composite printing on the ProJet® 5500X. Desktop printing and prototyping will also be on exhibit with the ProJet® 1200 micro-SLA 3D printer and the user-friendly Cube® and CubePro®.
For the design and scanning component of the digital thread, attendees can get a first-hand look at reverse-engineering software Geomagic Design™ X, digital sculpting platforms Geomagic® Sculpt™ and Geomagic® Freeform®, and CAD/CAM solutions from CimatronE® and GibbsCAM®. Integrated Geomagic Capture® scanning and software systems will also be on display for demonstrations.
“With our ever-growing suite of 3D digital design and fabrication tools, 3D Systems gives customers the power to fluidly design from physical objects, 3D print prototypes, perform automated quality inspections and manufacture functional parts all in one ecosystem,” said Cathy Lewis, Chief Marketing Officer, 3DS. “DMS is a perfect forum for emphasizing the power, customization, versatility, and time and cost benefits of our digital thread.”
During the Expo, experts from the company will showcase success stories made possible by 3DS products, including a real-life user case study on how to utilize 3D printing for injection molding as well as the latest applications in Direct Metal Printing. In addition, 3DS customers will demonstrate a range of use cases for 3D printing in the fields of medicine, architecture and education.
Visitors at DMS can visit 3DS at booth East 2-36 at the Tokyo Big Sight Convention Center, Tokyo, Japan, June 24 – 26, 2015.
Learn more about 3DS’ commitment to manufacturing the future today at www.3dsystems.com.
About 3D Systems
3D Systems provides the most advanced and comprehensive 3D digital design and fabrication solutions available today, including 3D printers, print materials and cloud-sourced custom parts. Its powerful ecosystem transforms entire industries by empowering professionals and consumers everywhere to bring their ideas to life using its vast material selection, including plastics, metals, ceramics and edibles. 3DS’ leading personalized medicine capabilities save lives and include end-to-end simulation, training and planning, and printing of surgical instruments and devices for personalized surgery and patient specific medical and dental devices. Its democratized 3D digital design, fabrication and inspection products provide seamless interoperability and incorporate the latest immersive computing technologies. 3DS’ products and services disrupt traditional methods, deliver improved results and empower its customers to manufacture the future now.
Leadership Through Innovation and Technology
- 3DS invented 3D printing with its Stereolithography (SLA) printer and was the first to commercialize it in 1989.
- 3DS invented Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) printing and was the first to commercialize it in 1992.
- 3DS invented the ColorJet Printing (CJP) class of 3D printers and was the first to commercialize 3D powder-based systems in 1994.
- 3DS invented MultiJet Printing (MJP) printers and was the first to commercialize it in 1996.
- 3DS Medical Modeling pioneered virtual surgical planning (VSP) and its services are world-leading, helping many thousands of patients on an annual basis.
Today its comprehensive range of 3D printers is the industry’s benchmark for production-grade manufacturing in aerospace, automotive, patient specific medical device and a variety of consumer, electronic and fashion accessories.
More information on the company is available at www.3dsystems.com.
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