Design World Magazine readers have chosen 3D Systems as ‘Leader in Digital Manufacturing and Rapid Prototyping’ for the second year in a row, according to an announcement by 3D Systems Asia-Pacific .
3D Systems Corporation was voted for the award by the readers of Design World Magazine in a global competition that took place between January 1 and October 31, 2011. The Digital Manufacturing category included 13 companies engaged in the development and manufacture of 3D printers as well as additive manufacturing systems, services and materials.
Having pioneered 3D printing and digital manufacturing technology with the invention of Stereolithography selective laser sintering and multi-jet modelling, 3D Systems led the democratisation of 3D printing by providing universal connectivity from 3D content-to-print through the development of the .STL file format.
The company is driving the adoption of large scale custom manufacturing solutions by clients in the aerospace, defence, automotive and healthcare segments worldwide. 3D Systems recently introduced a complete range of personal and professional 3D printers and compelling design productivity tools such as Alibre 2012.
Abe Reichental, President and CEO of 3D Systems comments that the recognition validates the company’s steadfast commitment to democratise access to affordable 3D content-to-print solutions by users.
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.