ROCK HILL, South Carolina –March 21, 2013– 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it received the coveted Financial Times and ArcelorMittal ‘Boldness in Business’ Award recognizing companies, entrepreneurs and individuals who, through bold decisions, drive change, inspire innovation and deliver outstanding economic performance.
3D Systems invented the first 3D printing technology almost 30 years ago, changing the way people develop and manufacture their products. Through continuous innovation, 3D Systems’ content-to-print solutions transformed entire industries. According to the award sponsors, winning companies stand out by making the boldest decisions to change their business model, delivering sustainable and scalable economic and social impact.
“On behalf of our entire team, I am deeply honored and proud to receive this distinguished award,” said Avi Reichental, President and CEO of 3D Systems. “Boldness in Business is synonymous with our unwavering commitment to democratize access to powerful and affordable design to manufacturing tools for the benefit of all humankind.”
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 CAD, reverse engineering and inspection software tools 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 create and make with confidence.