3D Systems Inks Cooperative R&D Agreement with Key Navy Center

ROCK HILL, South Carolina, May 18, 2015 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today a new cooperative R&D agreement with Naval Sea Systems Command’s (NAVSEA) Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD). In accordance with this agreement, 3DS and the US Navy will jointly develop and evaluate 3D printing technology and materials for military uses, including helping the Navy fulfill a number of strategic initiatives. The US Navy’s partnership with 3DS underscores the disruptive potential of 3D printing to redefine the supply chain for naval ship components, and reinforces 3DS’ ability to continue to modernize the U.S. defense industrial base.