3D Systems Demonstrates Latest Advancements in Direct Metal Printing Alongside Leading Aerospace and Defense Manufacturers

ROCK HILL, South Carolina, June 20, 2016 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it will host an Aerospace and Defense Practicum for Direct Metal Printing (DMP) with industry leaders and Department of Defense experts at Pennsylvania State University, June 21 – 22, 2016. This two-day, hands-on workshop and demonstration is designed to educate existing and potential customers on the unique challenges of supporting the aerospace and defense sector while introducing them to new industry-specific tools currently under development. A growing number of aerospace and defense manufacturers are turning to DMP to reduce part weight and count through innovative design enhancements that were previously impossible using traditional processes.