FineLine Prototyping Joins 3D Systems' Network

ROCK HILL, S.C.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—October 15, 2007— 3D Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: TDSC), a leading provider of 3-D Modeling, Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing solutions, announced today that it has appointed FineLine Prototyping, based in Raleigh, N.C., as an authorized Preferred Service Provider (PSP) of 3D Systems' comprehensive portfolio of systems and solutions.

3D Systems also announced that, to keep up with increased demand from its customers for high-resolution, smooth sidewalls and crisp detail quality parts, FineLine Prototyping recently purchased a sixth Viper(TM) SLA(R) System for its fleet, the 500th system of this model sold by 3D Systems. FineLine Prototyping's current fleet of systems includes six Viper(TM) SLA(R) Systems, two InVision(R) HR 3-D Modelers, one Viper(TM) Pro SLA(R) System and a second Viper(TM) Pro SLA(R) System equipped with dual vat capabilities and a larger build capability.

"We've always had a great relationship with 3D Systems," said Rob Connelly, president of FineLine Prototyping. "Our business is to be the highest quality producer in the industry, and to do that it only makes sense to partner with 3D Systems, the flagship provider of RP&M system solutions."

"We are excited to team up with a leading company such as FineLine Prototyping," said Abe Reichental, president and chief executive officer of 3D Systems. "Rob is an industry leader and shaper of the future of high-quality rapid parts manufacturing and has built a business that exemplifies all the attributes and capabilities we look for in a 3D Systems' Preferred Service Provider. Partnering with leading-edge, qualified and capable providers like FineLine helps us deliver to the marketplace the best expertly integrated technology for the benefit of the ultimate parts' users."

About 3D Systems

3D Systems is a leading provider of 3-D Modeling, Rapid 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.

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About FineLine Prototyping

FineLine Prototyping is a service provider for the Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing marketplace. It specializes in high-resolution Stereolithography and 3-D Printing for the medical device, consumer electronics, aerospace and tooling industries. FineLine also manages - an online 3-D printing service for model hobbyists and for the jewelry and small-part metal-casting markets.

More information on the company is available at, or via e-mail at


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