ROCK HILL, S.C.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—November 20, 2006— 3D Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: TDSC), a leading provider of Rapid 3-D Printing, Prototyping and Manufacturing solutions, today announced that it has received a Staff Determination notice from The NASDAQ Stock Market stating that the company's common stock is subject to delisting from The NASDAQ Stock Market. The notice was issued in accordance with standard NASDAQ procedures as a result of the previously announced delayed filing of the company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2006. Timely filing of periodic reports is a requirement for continued listing under NASDAQ Marketplace Rule 4310(c)(14).
As previously disclosed, the late filing resulted from the determination of the company's management and its Audit Committee that, based on information presented by the company's management in connection with the preparation of the company's financial statements for the third quarter of 2006, the company's financial statements included in its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended March 31, 2006 and June 30, 2006 contained errors and therefore should be restated. The company intends to file its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2006, and to file amendments to its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended March 31, 2006 and June 30, 2006 as soon as practicable after the company's internal reviews and confirmatory processes are completed. The company is also continuing to assess whether any restatement of its financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2005 will be required.
As permitted by the NASDAQ Marketplace Rules, the company intends to appeal the delisting of its common stock and therefore plans to timely request a hearing before a NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Panel, which will automatically stay any delisting of the company's common stock pending the Panel's review and determination.
"Our current inability to remain current in our periodic filing requirements is a serious matter," said Abe Reichental, 3D Systems' President and Chief Executive Officer. "While it is NASDAQ's customary practice to send notices such as this one to all companies in similar circumstances, we intend to take all remedial actions that are necessary to maintain our NASDAQ listing."
About 3D Systems Corporation
3D Systems is a leading provider of Rapid 3-D Printing, Prototyping and Manufacturing solutions. Its systems and materials 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: Transform your products.
More information on the company is available at www.3dsystems.com, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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