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3D Systems and Hawk Ridge Systems Announce Partnership for 3D Printing

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ROCK HILL, S.C., April 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that Hawk Ridge Systems, a leader in engineering design solutions and the top performing SolidWorks® 3D CAD solution provider in the world joined its expanding reseller network. Under this agreement, Hawk Ridge Systems will sell and support 3D Systems complete portfolio of professional and personal 3D printers and materials in the United States and Canada.

Recognized as the #1 worldwide SolidWorks reseller, Hawk Ridge Systems brings over 17 years of 3D design experience delivering best-in-class engineering software solutions, including SolidWorks and CAMWorks® machining software. "By combining our superior 3D design software and experience with the most comprehensive 3D printing portfolio available today, Hawk Ridge Systems is positioned to provide the optimal design-to-manufacturing solution to our customers," said Dale Ford, President and CEO Hawk Ridge Systems.

Along with the expanded ProJet® line, Hawk Ridge Systems also plans to distribute 3D Systems' latest personal 3D printers, including the award winning CubeX®. "We are excited to team-up with a proven, successful and experienced partner like Hawk Ridge Systems," said Avi Reichental, President and CEO, 3D Systems. "This partnership substantially expands our North American coverage through a world-class organization with a proven track record of delivering exceptional customer service."

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About 3D Systems

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, reverse engineering and inspection software tools and consumer 3D 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.

About Hawk Ridge

Hawk Ridge Systems™ is the leading global provider of engineering design solutions, including sales, support, services and training for SolidWorks 3D Design, CAMWorks and 3D Systems printers and rapid prototyping machines. A leader in engineering design since 1996, Hawk Ridge Systems delivers design and manufacturing solutions for 3D CAD, Simulation and Analysis, Product Data Management, Electrical System Design, Technical Communication and CAM. Hawk Ridge Systems has 15 offices and training centers in the United States and Canada, serving over 23,000 SolidWorks users. Hawk Ridge Systems helps companies optimized their use of design technologies to realize business results.

For more information visit Hawk Ridge Systems at www.hawkridgesys.com.

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

Source:3D Systems Corporation