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TWeatherford, Inc. Joins Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Advanced Manufacturing, 3D Printing Space with Purdue Polytechnic Anderson

TWeatherford, Inc. (TWI) Team Members will attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the much anticipated Flagship Enterprise Center and Purdue Polytechnic Building
at the previous GM Plant 03 facility in Anderson, IN. TWI is currently co housed with Purdue Polytechnic School at the Anderson Innovation Center and will be providing the Additive Manufacturing Equipment for the new Creator Space at the Plant 3 location. more

3D Systems Receives Over $1 Million for Defense & Aerospace 3D Printing Projects

3D Systems’ growing relationship with the US government has led to a big pay off. Through the US’s national 3D printing institute, America Makes (NAMII), the 3D printing industry more

3D Systems Announces Next Generation Design-to-Manufacturing Solutions to Showcase @ EuroMold 2014

ROCK HILL, S.C., Nov. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems (DDD) today announced the advancement of 3DPRINTING 2.0 with more

3D Systems Brings Food 3D Printing to 2015 with Culinary Institute of America Partnership & More

December 13, 2014 – Some delicious news is cooking as 3D Systems today announced a partnership with The Culinary Institute of America (the good CIA) to give faculty and students access to the company’s food 3D printing technology. The partnership will see 3DS more

3D Systems Names New VP of Healthcare, Shares Rise with Q3 Results

November 18, 2014 – 3D Systems is continuing to shake things up at the top of its corporate ladder after appointing Ted Hull to the office of CFO last week.The company has since promoted Kevin McAlea, previously 3DS’ Chief Impact Officer, to the position more

3D Systems acquired Belgium-based LayerWise

October 24, 2014 – announced today that it has acquired Belgium-based LayerWise, a leading provider of advanced direct metal 3D printing and manufacturing services. LayerWise delivers quick-turn, 3D-printed metal parts, manufactured on its own proprietary line of direct metal 3D printers, more

Smithsonian Scans President Obama in 3-D for Presidential Portrait

June 18, 2014 – The first presidential portraits created from 3-D scan data were displayed today at the White House. The portraits of President Barack Obama were created based on data collected by a Smithsonian-led team of 3-D more

Latest technology coming to Anderson TWI expanding Noblesville operations

May 13, 2014 – A Noblesville company expanding into Anderson is bringing a 3-D printing manufacturer and will work in partnership with the Purdue College of more

Windchill Bulk Upload Tool and Methodology by Etrage is used by TWeatherford, Inc.

September 18, 2013 – Etrage LLC announced today that TWI has successfully applied Etrage Bulk Loader software tool and methodology in migrating SolidWorks models to PTC Windchill® at a Midwest electronics manufacturing more

For the second year in a row, 3D Systems has made Fortune Magazine’s 2013 list of the world's fastest-growing companies, ranking number two in tech and number five overall out of 100 global companies listed. As Fortune pointed out, even in stagnant or difficult economic times certain companies thrive, and its annual list of high achievers shines the spotlight on the most vibrant parts of our global economy. more

From Indianapolis Business Journal - 'Prototyper' sees business gain fizz

August 24, 2013 - Few have been as proud of a beer can as the team at TWeatherford Inc. A bowtie-shaped lump of aluminum, striped with Budweiser’s red and white label, sits in a corner cabinet in the company’s Noblesville lab. more

3D Printing: The Future At Your Fingertips

The price of 3D printers is coming down, meaning the devices could soon be popping up in more homes and businesses. NBC 5 Chicago reports from the Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo July 10-11. the video

3D Systems Completes Acquisition of Phenix

Rock Hill, SC – July 15, 2013 – 3D Systems announced today that it has closed its acquisition of Phenix Systems, a leading global provider of Direct Metal Selective Laser Sintering 3D Printers based in Riom, France. The company paid $15.1 million for 81% of the share capital and will immediately launch a simplified take-over bid process in accordance with the French Markets Authority on the remaining shares and voting rights. more

3D Systems Introduces Injection Molding-Like Direct Manufacturing Material

Rock Hill, SC – July 9, 2013 – 3D Systems announced today the immediate availability of a new plastic injection molding-like material-- VisiJet M3 Black for use in its ProJet 3500/3510 professional 3D printers. VisiJet M3 Black further expands the range of use cases of the company's ProJet printers into more demanding, functional, end use parts and more

3D Systems' VisiJet SL Impact Expands Direct Manufacturing Reach

Rock Hill, SC – June 27, 2013 – 3D Systems announced the immediate availability of VisiJet SL Impact plastic for use in 3D Systems' ProJet 6000 and ProJet 7000 crossover 3D printers, the latest generation of advanced SLA(R) manufacturing 3D printers delivering unmatched accuracy, speed and part performance. VisiJet SL Impact provides nearly 50% higher impact strength with unmatched durability for direct manufacture of end use more

3D Systems and Planetary Resources Announce Investment and Collaboration

Rock Hill, SC – June 26, 2013 – 3D Systems and Planetary Resources today announced that 3D Systems has joined Planetary Resources’ core group of investors and will be a collaborative partner in assisting with development and manufacture of components of its ARKYD Series of spacecraft using its advanced 3D printing and digital manufacturing solutions. more

ETRAGE and TWI to Present Windchill Integration Strategies at PTC Live Global 2013

Waltham, MA and Cicero, IN – May 9, 2013 – ETRAGE TWI announce their invitation to present at PTC Live Global, PTC’s premier user group meeting being held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA, June 9-12, 2013. The companies are Gold Sponsors of the event. more

3D Systems Receives Coveted ‘Boldness In Business’ Award

Rock Hill, SC – March 21, 2013 – 3D Systems announced today that it received the coveted Financial Times and ArcelorMittal ‘Boldness in Business’ Award recognizing companies, entrepreneurs and individuals who, through bold decisions, drive change, inspire innovation and deliver outstanding economic performance. more

3D Systems New VisiJet X Material Delivers ABS Plastic Performance

Rock Hill, SC – Nov 29, 2013 – 3D Systems announced today the immediate availability of its new VisiJet X Plastic Material, the first jetted plastic available with the look, feel and performance of injection molded ABS plastic ideal for prototyping, product mockups and end-use applications requiring extreme toughness and high temperature resistance. more

3D Systems Launches Next Gen ProJet 3D Printers

Rock Hill, SC – Nov 26, 2012 - 3D Systems announced today the immediate availability of its next generation ProJet 3500 HDMax and CPXMax professional 3D printers with greater productivity, larger high definition prints and remote tablet controls for the production of functional plastic parts and investment casting wax patterns for product design and manufacturing applications. more

3D Systems Expands Class VI Certified Materials To ProJet Series

Rock Hill, SC – June 27, 2012 - 3D Systems Corporation announced today that several of its VisiJet materials have met the rigorous requirements for USP Class VI certification, including biocompatibility for healthcare applications. Class VI plastics can be used to produce medical devices, surgical guides, and other implements used in and around the human body. more

ETRAGE and TWI to Present “Tools to Enhance and Expand Your Windchill Experience” at PlanetPTC Live 2012, Orlando

Waltham, MA and Cicero, IN – May 15, 2012 – ETRAGE LLC and TWeatherford, Inc. (TWI) announce their invitation to present on June 4th at PlanetPTC Live, PTC’s premier user group meeting being held at the RosenShingle Hotel in Orlando, Fl. During the presentation, tools will be demonstrated for: Loading of CAD models and Documents to Windchill from Windows; Managing and reporting CAD model quality, trends and Six Sigma Scores more

3D Systems Delivers Next Generation ProJet(TM) 3D Printer Series:

ROCK HILL, S.C., April 25, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems Corporation (DDD - News) announced today the immediate availability of its next generation ProJet(TM) 3500 professional series 3D printers in eight configurations with nine new performance tailored VisiJet(R)print materials that deliver greater ease of use with enhanced high definition printability and performance for functional prototyping and investment casting patterns for healthcare, automotive and aerospace manufacturing more

3D Systems Boosts Innovation At A. O. Smith With 3D Printers:

ROCK HILL, S.C., Jan. 24, 2012 -- ROCK HILL, South Carolina – 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD), announced today that A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS), a leading global manufacturer of water heating equipment, is creating more attractive and energy-efficient water heaters through its advanced new product development process, which integrates 3D printing solutions from the company’s full-color professional 3D more

3D Systems Acquires Zcorp:

ROCK HILL, S.C., Nov. 21, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD - News) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Z Corporation ("Z Corp") and Vidar Systems ("Vidar") for $137 million in cash from Contex Group, a subsidiary of Ratos AB, a listed private equity company located in Stockholm, more