Photo Release -- 3D Systems Introduces World's First Certified, Kitchen-Ready ChefJet 3D Printers

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- 3D printing gets sweeter with first ever NSF and UL certified ChefJet printers

- Showcasing monochrome, countertop ChefJet & full-color, multi-flavor ChefJet Pro

- Artisan's newest assistant for the high-end event and baking industries

- Includes ChefJet specific software for non-CAD chefs and bakers

ROCK HILL, S.C., Jan. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) introduced today the ChefJet series of 3D printers, launching an entirely new 3D printer category of professionally-certified, kitchen-ready 3D printers for edibles. The first two printers in the series are the monochrome, countertop ChefJet 3D printer and the full-color, multi-flavor ChefJet Pro 3D printer. Both printers are predicted to be the must-have tool for the professional baker, cake master, and high-end event and restaurateur markets. Equipped with The Digital Cookbook, easy to use ChefJet software for the non-CAD user, the ChefJet printer series easily enables stunning edible prints to be incorporated into any professional kitchen. The ChefJet series of printers will be showcased for the first time at the 2014 International CES in Las Vegas, NV, January 7-10, 2014, at the 3DS booth, LVCC South Hall 31424.

A photo accompanying this release is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=22921

"Nowhere are humans more creative than in the food we make, and we are delighted to bring professionally-certified, food-safe 3D printing to the bakers and chefs who deserve the freedom of creativity this technology enables," said Liz Von Hasseln, Creative Director Food Products of 3D Systems. "We are looking forward to seeing how this diverse industry takes advantage of the complexity allowed by 3D printing in everything from cake décor, candies and confections to garnishes and edible wearables."

The ChefJet 3D printer is a monochrome, countertop-sized printer with a generous build volume of 8x8x6" making it ideal for single color and single flavor candies and cake toppers. ChefJet printable materials come in a variety of flavors including chocolate, vanilla, mint, sour apple sugar and cherry sugar. ChefJet is expected to be available in the second half of 2014 and will be priced in the sub-$5,000 range. More information is available here.

The ChefJet Pro 3D printer is a full-color, multi-flavor, large-format printer with a build volume of 10x14x8". ChefJet Pro materials can be mixed to create chocolate mint candies or full-color, mixed sour apple and cherry candies. ChefJet is expected to be available in the second half of 2014 and will be priced in the sub-$10,000 range. More information is available here.

Those who are not attending CES 2014 can join 3DS' President and CEO, Avi Reichental, for a broadcast of 3DS' extensive showing at CES 2014 by visiting 3dsystems.com/ces and clicking on the link to view the broadcast starting at 4:00 PM EST on Tuesday, January 7, 2014. For more details on 3DS' 3DPRINTING 2.0 consumer showcase at CES 2014, please visit 3dsystems.com/ces.

Learn more about 3DS' commitment to manufacturing the future today at www.3dsystems.com and the company's consumer offerings at www.cubify.com.

About 3D Systems Corporation

3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D printing centric design-to-manufacturing solutions including 3D printers, print materials and cloud sourced on-demand custom parts for professionals and consumers alike in materials including plastics, metals, ceramics and edibles. The company also provides integrated 3D scan-based design, freeform modeling and inspection tools. Its products and services 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 manufacture the future.

Leadership Through Innovation and Technology

  • 3DS invented 3D printing with its Stereolithography (SLA) printer and was the first to commercialize it in 1989.
  • 3DS invented Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) printing and was the first to commercialize it in 1992.
  • 3DS invented the Color-Jet-Printing (CJP) class of 3D printers and was the first to commercialize 3D powder-based systems in 1994.
  • 3DS invented Multi-Jet-Printing (MJP) printers and was the first to commercialize it in 1996.

Today its comprehensive range of 3D printers is the industry's benchmark for production-grade manufacturing in aerospace, automotive, patient specific medical device and a variety of consumer, electronic and fashion accessories.

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

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