3D Systems Signs Leading U.S. CAD/CAM Solutions Partner

• MLC CAD Systems adds 3DS' portfolio of 3D printing technology to enhance its CAD/CAM solutions offering

• Extends 3D Systems' printer coverage to MLC's extensive manufacturing and design client base

ROCK HILL, S.C. – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today the addition of its newest partner, MLC CAD Systems, the leading provider of CAD/CAM solutions with offices throughout the United States southeast and southwest. MLC is adding 3DS' portfolio of 3D printers to its existing design and manufacturing tools, creating a comprehensive digital thread for MLC's clients.

Based in Austin, Texas, MLC CAD Systems has been a trusted CAD/CAM provider for the last 30+ years, offering clients the most innovative tools to speed up the design process, enhance quality and manufacture efficiently. To enhance their extensive portfolio of CAD/CAM solutions, MLC will now offer the full range of 3DS professional and production 3D printers, including Direct Metal Printing on the ProX™ 300, large-format SLA on the ProX™ 950, and end-use SLS part production on the ProX™ 500.

"We are excited to partner with 3D Systems to add 3D printing technology to our portfolio of CAD and CAM solutions," said Dennis Hill, President, MLC CAD Systems. "By combining our expertise in design, engineering, and manufacturing, as one of the largest CAD and CAM resellers in the southern United States, with 3D Systems' complementary technology, we can now offer industry-leading additive manufacturing technologies to our art-to-part design and subtractive manufacturing technology solutions. Our customers can select state-of-the-art manufacturing technology for their program."

"MLC exemplifies our mission: to empower customers with superior technology to help them manufacture better products, get to market faster and reduce costs," said Michele Marchesan, Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer, Professional Products, 3DS. "This partnership will provide MLC customers better access to industry-leading 3D solutions, and ultimately allow them to implement the streamlined, money-saving workflows that our technology enables."

For more information on MLC CAD Systems, go to www.mlc-cad.com

Learn more about 3DS' commitment to manufacturing the future today at www.3dsystems.com.

About MLC CAD Systems

Founded in 1982, MLC CAD Systems is a value-added-reseller of industry-leading solutions for conceptualization, design, analysis, validation, manufacturing, data publishing, data management and collaboration. The company's experienced team of industry professionals offer real-world, hands-on expertise in implementing a wide variety of solutions, including the full suite of Mastercam software products, SOLIDWORKS software products, and 3D Systems' 3D printing technologies. In addition to software and hardware, MLC CAD Systems provides Mastercam training, SOLIDWORKS training, Mastercam support and maintenance, SOLIDWORKS support and subscription services, 3D Systems 3D printer support and repair, and installation/implementation/customization services for Mastercam, SOLIDWORKS and 3D Systems 3D printers.

With offices in Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio, TX; Oklahoma City, Stillwater and Tulsa, OK; New Orleans, LA; Birmingham and Huntsville, AL; Jackson, MS; Atlanta, GA; Orlando, Miami and Tampa, FL; Phoenix, AZ; Chattanooga and Nashville, TN; and Saltillo, MX; MLC CAD Systems is one of the largest and most well-respected companies in CAD, CAM, CAE, PDM, PLM, and 3D-printing industries.

For more information about MLC CAD Systems and to learn more about myMLCservices.com support offerings, please visit our website www.mlc-cad.com or call 800-364-1652.

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 pioneered virtual surgical simulation (VSS™) and virtual surgical planning (VSP®), and its leading 3D healthcare products and services help doctors achieve better patient outcomes.

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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