American Precision Prototyping Purchases Viper(TM) Pro SLA® System from 3D Systems
Leading Tulsa, Okla., Preferred Service Provider adds advanced Stereolithography capabilities to its fleet
Rock Hill, South Carolina, Jan. 8, 2008 - 3D Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: TDSC), a leading provider of 3-D Modeling, Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing solutions, announced today that American Precision Prototyping (APP) of Tulsa, Oklahoma, has added a Viper(TM) Pro SLA® System to its fleet of 3D Systems' large-part manufacturing systems.
This state-of-the-art system enables customers to consistently and economically mass customize and produce high-quality, end-use parts, patterns, wind tunnel models, functional prototypes, fixtures and tools. Delivering strong parts with unprecedented surface smoothness, feature and edge definition and tolerances, the Viper(TM) Pro SLA® System is the world's leading precision Rapid Prototyping system, with accuracy rivaling that of CNC-machined plastic parts.
"We are very excited to have the Viper(TM) Pro SLA® System at APP," said Jason Dickman, APP's president. "This system, with its speed, accuracy, superior surface finish and expanded build envelope, is an excellent example of Rapid Manufacturing equipment design at its finest. This addition to our ever-expanding portfolio of SLA® and SLS® systems from 3D Systems is truly a benefit to APP and our customers. In an industry where speed and quality are the main forces that drive customers to service bureaus, I believe the Viper(TM) Pro System will enable us to stay ahead of our competition, continue to offer our customers the highest quality parts that we have become known for and enable us to deliver them faster than our competition."
APP, a 3D Systems' Preferred Service Provider, provides fast, high-quality Rapid Prototype and Rapid Manufactured parts, instant online quotes and innovative manufacturing solutions. This industry-leading service bureau runs multiple SLA® Systems using 3D Systems' Accura® Materials as well as SLS® Systems using DuraForm® Materials from 3D Systems.
"We are very pleased that another leading industry player is adding our latest technology to its fleet," said Abe Reichental, 3D Systems' president and chief executive officer. "Recognizing that demand for high quality end-use parts drives the growth of our industry, we are delighted to team up with experienced, qualified and authorized providers like APP to deliver to the marketplace truly differentiated and branded Pro Parts."
About 3D Systems
3D Systems is a leading provider of 3-D Modeling, Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing solutions. Its systems and materials reduce the time and cost of designing products and facilitate direct and indirect manufacturing by creating actual parts directly from digital input. These solutions are used for design communication and prototyping as well as for production of functional end-use parts: Transform your products.
More information on the company is available at www.3dsystems.com, or via e-mail at email@example.com.
About American Precision Prototyping, LLC
American Precision Prototyping, LLC, (APP), a privately held services company, is the premier rapid prototyping and manufacturing facility in the Midwest. APP sets itself apart from other rapid prototyping and manufacturing facilities by offering free, instant online quoting 24/7, complete project solutions from design to production utilizing the latest equipment and materials in house, providing unsurpassed customer service, and offering their customers a 100% quality guarantee.
Instant Quotes, Quality Parts.
More information on the company is available at www.approto.com.