HK 3D to sell 3DS' entire product portfolio in UK and Ireland

ROCK HILL, South Carolina, May 5, 2015 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today it has entered into a reseller agreement with HK 3D, a leading supplier of 3D printers and additive manufacturing in the UK and Ireland.

Watch a video to learn more about HK 3D and its new partnership with 3DS. 

Under the new agreement, HK 3D will immediately begin to offer 3DS' full line of 3D printers, materials, perceptual devices and design tools to its customers as part of its integrated 3D printing services. HK 3D is part of HK Holdings, a group of companies at the forefront of advanced manufacturing techniques, including 3D printing, laser marking and electro discharge machining (EDM) technologies.

HK 3D will distribute all of 3DS' printing products in order to broaden its customer offerings and support the full range of applications in 3D digital fabrication. This includes 3DS' ColorJet, MultiJet, Selective Laser Sintering, Stereolithography and Direct Metal 3D printers, as well as its consumer and desktop printers. HK 3D will also offer 3DS' scanning and software solutions to round out its portfolio and meet its customers' growing needs for end-to-end engineering applications and support. 

"We are thrilled to partner with 3D Systems and to offer their entire portfolio of 3D digital design and fabrication solutions," said Steven Wilcox, Managing Director, HK Holdings. "This gives all of our customers access to the broadest range of 3D tools and technologies on the market, and will help our customers meet the most demanding applications, particularly those in aerospace, automotive and healthcare."

"We are excited and honored to work with a world-class 3D printing provider of the caliber of HK 3D and to help their customers benefit from the full range of 3DS' product portfolio," said Michele Marchesan, Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer, Professional Products, 3DS. "HK 3D brings deep understanding of customer requirements within our industry and a robust support network, and will multiplex our coverage throughout the UK and Ireland."

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

  • 3DS는 1989년에 세계 최초로 광조형(SLA) 프린터를 사용하는 3D 프린팅을 발명하고 상용화했습니다.
  • 3DS는 1992년에 세계 최초로 선택 레이저 소결(SLS) 프린팅을 발명하고 상용화했습니다.
  • 3DS는 1994년에 세계 최초로 3D 프린터 CJP(컬러젯 프린팅) 클래스를 발명하고 3D 파우더 기반 시스템을 상용화했습니다.
  • 3DS는 1996년에 세계 최초로 MJP(멀티젯 프린팅) 프린터를 발명하고 상용화했습니다.
  • 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.

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