3D Systems Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures and markets 3D printers, print materials, on-demand custom parts services, and 3D authoring solutions for professionals and consumers. The company's primary print engines comprise stereolithography, selective laser sintering, multi-jet modeling, film transfer imaging, selective laser melting, and plastic jet printers, as well as ZPrinters. Its 3D printers convert data input from computer aided design (CAD) software or 3D scanning and sculpting devices to produce physical objects from engineered plastic, metal, and composite print materials. The company also provides its customers with 3D authoring tools for digital imaging and design; blends, markets, sells, and distributes various consumables, engineered plastics, nylon and metal materials, and composites; and offers various software tools, as well as pre-sale and post-sale services, including applications development, installation, warranty, and maintenance. In addition, it provides custom parts services, such as precision plastic and metal parts capabilities, as wells X-ray digitizing scanners for medical and mechanical applications. The company markets its stereolithography materials under the Accura and RenShape; laser sintering materials under the DuraForm, CastForm, and LaserForm; materials for professional printers under the VisiJet and ZPrint; and X-ray digitizing scanners under the Vidar brands. It primarily serves manufacturers of automotive, aerospace, computer, electronic, defense, education, consumer, energy and healthcare products, as well as original equipment manufacturers, government agencies, universities, and independent service bureaus. The company sells its products and services through its direct sales organization, sales agents, resellers, and distributors primarily in the United States, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. 3D Systems Corporation was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Rock Hill, South Carolina.
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