3D Systems and Hawk Ridge Systems Announce Partnership for 3D Printing

Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:00am EDT

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ROCK HILL, S.C., April 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems 
(NYSE:DDD) announced today that  Hawk Ridge Systems
, a leader in engineering design solutions and the top performing SolidWorks® 3D CAD solution
provider in the world joined its expanding reseller network. Under this agreement, Hawk Ridge
Systems will sell and support 3D Systems complete portfolio of professional
 and personal
 3D printers and materials in the United States and Canada.

Recognized as the #1 worldwide SolidWorks reseller, Hawk Ridge Systems brings over 17 years of 3D
design experience delivering best-in-class engineering software solutions, including SolidWorks
and CAMWorks® machining software. "By combining our superior 3D design software and experience
with the most comprehensive 3D printing portfolio available today, Hawk Ridge Systems is
positioned to provide the optimal design-to-manufacturing solution to our customers," said Dale
Ford, President and CEO Hawk Ridge Systems.

Along with the expanded ProJet®
 line, Hawk Ridge Systems also plans to distribute 3D Systems' latest personal 3D printers,
including the award winning CubeX
®. "We are excited to team-up with a proven, successful and experienced partner like Hawk Ridge
Systems," said Avi Reichental, President and CEO, 3D Systems. "This partnership substantially
expands our North American coverage through a world-class organization with a proven track record
of delivering exceptional customer service."

Visit 3DSystems.com
 to learn which 3D Printer is right for your application.

©2012, 3D Systems, Inc.  All rights reserved.  3D Systems, the 3DS logo, ProJet, ZPrinter and
CubeX are registered trademarks of 3D Systems, Inc.  SolidWorks is a registered trademark of
Dassault Systemes. CAMWorks is a registered trademark of Geometric Americas, Inc.

About 3D Systems 

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 alike. The company
also provides CAD, reverse engineering and inspection software tools and consumer 3D printers,
apps and services. Its expertly integrated solutions replace and complement traditional methods
and reduce the time and cost of designing new products by printing real parts directly from
digital input. These solutions are used to rapidly design, create, communicate, prototype or
produce real parts, empowering customers to create and make with confidence.

More information on the company is available at www.3DSystems.com

About Hawk Ridge

Hawk Ridge Systems is the leading global provider of engineering design solutions
, including sales, support, services and training for SolidWorks 3D Design, CAMWorks and 3D
Systems printers and rapid prototyping machines. A leader in engineering design since 1996, Hawk
Ridge Systems delivers design and manufacturing solutions for 3D CAD, Simulation and Analysis,
Product Data Management, Electrical System Design, Technical Communication and CAM. Hawk Ridge
Systems has 15 offices and training centers in the United States and Canada, serving over 23,000
SolidWorks users. Hawk Ridge Systems helps companies optimized their use of design technologies to
realize business results.

For more information visit Hawk Ridge Systems at www.hawkridgesys.com

CONTACT: Investor Contact: Stacey Witten
         E-mail: Stacey.Witten@3dsystems.com
         Media Contact: Cathy Lewis
         Email: Cathy.Lewis@3dsystems.com

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