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Photo Release -- 3D Systems Introduces Fabricate(TM) 3D Printing Directly Onto Textiles for Cube 3D Printer

  • A new 3DIY application that reinvents textile design, pattern-making and fashion with 3D printing: watch video
  • FabricateTM app makes stylish innovation and personalization accessible to fashion designers, boutiques, shops and the fashionable everywhere
  • Immediately available for Cube 3 desktop 3D printers on Cubify.com

ROCK HILL, S.C., Sept. 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today the immediate availability of FabricateTM, a new fashion application that reinvents textile design and pattern-making with 3D printing using the company's flagship Cube® desktop 3D printer.

Fabricate(TM) app makes stylish innovation and personalization accessible to fashion designers, boutiques, shops and the fashionable everywhere


Fabricate reinvents textile design, pattern-making and fashion with 3D printing


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Fabricate is the first application of its kind for the fashion industry bringing customization through matching and mixing colorful filaments with fabrics for both the professional and home users. 3D Systems .textile files in different patterns and shapes are printed on special fabric which can be sewn onto clothing and accessories for a customized, modernist look revealing new layers of expression. Watch a video on 3D Tech-StyleTM printing and a tutorial on how to start your first project here.

"Fabricate is a celebration of 3D technology and fashion fusion, a completely new way of accessorizing that is accessible to everyone," said Annie Shaw Creative Director, 3DS. "3D Tech-Style printing lets fashion happen easily, enabling the creation of truly stunning attire. I can't wait to see how people use this technology to push the boundaries of fashion."

Fabricate comes in three different printed .textile designs that are exclusively available on Cubify.com representing three unique sewing projects. Each month 3DS plans to release a new set of .textile designs and projects, as well as unveil exciting collaborations with fashion designers that are mixing 3D technology with tradition.

Fabricate packs and projects are available for immediate purchase on Cubify.com. The Fabricate Starter Pack includes a Cube 3D printer with cartridges, textile squares and a set of six downloadable Fabricate .textile designs for $1,199, and Fabricate Design Packs include a cartridge, textile squares and six Fabricate .textile designs for $149.

Learn more about 3DS' commitment to manufacturing the future today at www.3dsystems.com and the company's consumer offerings at www.cubify.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 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 (VSSTM) and virtual surgical planning (VSP®) as part of its portfolio of leading 3D healthcare products and services.

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.

CONTACT: Investor Contact: Stacey Witten Email: investor.relations@3dsystems.com Media Contact: Wendy Pinckney Email: Press@3dsystems.com

Source:3D Systems Corporation