March 22, 2013 at 09:52 AM EDT
3D Systems Expands Coverage Within Turkey
Teams With Al-mera to Offer 3D Printer Jewelry Production

ROCK HILL, S.C., March 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today a new reseller agreement with Al-mera, a leader in jewelry solutions, based in Istanbul, Turkey. Through the exclusive partnership with Al-mera 3D Systems plans to increase its coverage and focus on delivering 3D printing production solutions to the growing Turkish jewelry marketplace.  

The cornerstone of the agreement is 3D Systems' proven ProJet® 3510 CPX and CPXPlus 3Dprinters.  With the ProJet, Al-mera plans to target traditional jewelry casting, offering 100% wax micro-detail patterns with superior surface quality, extreme fine detail and exceptional precision. This advanced manufacturing solution enables rapid workflow, mass customization and improved efficiencies and productivity for jewelry manufacturers.

"We are excited to welcome a proven, highly successful partner like Al-mera to 3D Systems," said Michele Marchesan, Vice President and General Manager 3D printers for 3D Systems. "This agreement allows us to cover the rapidly growing jewelry marketplace with a knowledgeable reseller and offer state of the art technology to automate the time honored casting processes of jewelry manufacturing across the region."

Visit 3DSystems.com to learn which ProJet 3D Printer is right for your application.

About 3D Systems

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.

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More information on the company is available at www.3DSystems.com

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