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3D Systems Brings 3D Printing Customization to CEATEC JAPAN

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-- FreshFiber 3D Printed Art For Smartphones & Tablets
-- In-Store Customized & Personalized Apple iPhone 5 Cases
-- Cube Debut: The First 3D Printer Designed For The Consumer

ROCK HILL, S.C., Oct. 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) announced today that its FreshFiber products will be on display together with Pleiades Systems Designs at CEATEC JAPAN 2012, October 2 - 6, 2012 at the Makuhari Messe, Hall 5, stand B80, in Tokyo, Japan.

The company will debut its one-of-a-kind, 3D printed smart phone and tablet case collection to 200,000 CEATEC attendees, leading with a stunning range of 3D printed accessories that decorate and protect consumer electronics devices. The new, blockbuster iPhone® 5 case designs will be available and can be personalized right there onsite. The company will also present its Cube® printer, the world's first easy to use, 'plug in and print' 3D printer, designed exclusively for the consumer.

"We are excited to be part of this important electronics and mobility event to showcase our latest works of 3D printed art," said Christian Dijkhof, Managing Director, FreshFiber, 3D Systems. "The CEATEC exhibition is the perfect venue to demonstrate the amazing potential that 3D printed personalized accessories have to offer. Our goal is simple – to deliver the power of 3D content-to-print to our global audience in fun and impactful ways."

FreshFiber art for consumer electronics and the Cube 3D printer are available for purchase today on Cubify.com, 3D Systems' marketplace for all things 3D.

© 2012, 3D Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 3D Systems, the 3DS logo and Cubify are registered trademarks, and FreshFiber is a trademark, of 3D Systems, Inc. iPhone is a registered trademark of Apple Inc.

About 3D Systems Corporation

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 software and plugins, and affordable consumer create-and-make 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.

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

To experience our entire range of 3D content-to-print products and services please visit www.printin3D.com, www.production3dprinters.com, www.3Dproparts.com, www.zcorp.com, www.toptobottomdental.com, www.quickparts.com, www.alibre.com, www.bitsfrombytes.com, www.bespokeinnovations.com, www.botmill.com, www.cubify.com, www.myrobotnation.com, www.freshfiber.com, www.The3dStudio.com, www.freedomofcreation.com, www.sycode.com, www.paramountind.com, blog.3dsystems.com, or via email at moreinfo@3Dsystems.com.

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About Pleiades Systems Designs, Inc.

Established in 1996, Pleiades System Designs, Inc. has been contributing to society by introducing superior products from overseas. The company philosophy is to offer better quality of life through great products designed to consider human factors, offer innovative features, and deliver valuable products that meet with any satisfaction.

More information is available at www.pleiadesdesigns.co.jp

About CEATEC JAPAN 2012

The theme of CEATEC JAPAN 2012 is "Smart Innovation - Creating a prosperous lifestyle and society". The message it will broadcast to the world is that technological innovations in IT and electronics are set to make people's lives and society as a whole smarter and more comfortable. CEATEC 2012 expects 200,000 attendees.

For more information, visit www.ceatec.com.

CONTACT: Investor Contact: Stacey Witten 803-326-4010 Email: Stacey.Witten@3dsystems.com Media Contact: Cathy Lewis 781-852-5007 Email: Cathy.Lewis@3dsystems.com

Source:3D Systems Corporation