ROCK HILL, South Carolina, December 7, 2010 – 3D Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: TDSC) announced today that it will supply National Dentex Corporation with up to 20 ProJet™ DP (Dental Professional) 3000 3D CAD/CAM Printers.
National Dentex Corporation is a recognized leader for dental restorations, employing the largest fleet of 3D Systems’ 3D Printers in the industry to produce its crown and bridge ICON® Restorations. The ProJet™ DP 3000 prints dental wax-ups with an extremely smooth surface finish that can be cast or pressed using conventional dental techniques. The ProJet™ DP 3000 produces hundreds of units daily.
“National Dentex Corporation continues to be a pioneer in the digital dentistry revolution. Our recent merger with GeoDigm Corporation provides our combined organization access to GeoDigm’s integrated production system of proprietary software, systems and processes which provides significant and measurable value to our network of dental laboratories as well as improved customer satisfaction,” said Steven Casper, CEO of National Dentex Corporation. “The ProJet™ DP 3000 is an integral part of manufacturing our crown and bridge ICON® Restorations,” concluded Casper.
“We are pleased to deliver an affordable solution to National Dentex Corporation focused on increased productivity, quality and accuracy,” said Lee Dockstader, vice president of business development at 3D Systems. “This is just another example of our commitment to continued leadership in digital dentistry.”
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About 3D Systems Corporation
3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D Printing, Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing systems and parts solutions. Its expertly integrated solutions reduce the time and cost of designing products and facilitate direct and indirect manufacturing by creating actual parts directly from digital input. These solutions are used for design communication and prototyping as well as for production of functional end-use parts: our customers Create With Confidence.
More information on the company is available at www.3DSystems.com, www.printin3D.com, www.bitsfrombytes.com, www.toptobottomdental.com, www.3Dproparts.com, www.mqast.com, www.dpt-fast.com; blog.3Dsystems.com, or via email at moreinfo@3Dsystems.com.
About National Dentex
National Dentex Corporation serves an active customer base of over 30,000 dentists through 47 dental laboratories located in 29 states and one Canadian province. National Dentex’s dental laboratories provide a full range of custom-made dental prosthetic appliances, including dentures, crowns, and fixed bridges, and other dental specialties.
More information about the company is available at www.nationaldentex.com.
GeoDigm, based in Chanhassen, Minnesota, is a leading innovator in dental and orthodontic imaging and manufacturing technology. The company uses a proprietary, digitally-enabled production system focused on delivering improved products and services to the dental patient and improved profit and peace-of-mind to the dental office.
More information about the company is available at www.geodigmcorp.com.