ROCK HILL, South Carolina –June 14, 2012 – 3D Systems Corporation announced today that the company’s first 3D printer for the home, Cube®, has received the American Technology Award (ATA) for outstanding achievement in Technology Manufacturing. Also known as the Termans, in honor of Frederick Emmons Terman, the widely credited father of Silicon Valley, the ATA’s recognize products and services that have significantly advanced technology.
“The quality of nominees for this year’s Termans is a clear indication of the vibrancy of the American technology industry and we are thrilled to be able to recognize 3D Systems for their contribution to the industry and their outstanding achievement,” said Jennifer Kerber, President of the TechAmerica Foundation.
“We are deeply honoured to have been selected for this prestigious award. Cube® began shipping to consumers just two weeks ago and we are delighted with the overwhelming response to this exciting ‘plug and play’ 3D printer for the home,” said Abe Reichental, President and CEO of 3D Systems.
The Termans were presented last night at a gala dinner in Washington D.C. featuring keynote addresses from Juniper Networks’ (NYSE: JNPR) CEO Kevin Johnson, who received the American Technology Award’s Corporate Leadership Award and Richard Spires, the CIO at the Department of Homeland Security and the Government Technology Executive of the Year recipient.
Terman winners are determined by a panel of outstanding industry experts and technology leaders. To learn more about the awards please visit the TechAmerica Foundation website.
About 3D Systems Corporation
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 creative content development, design productivity tools and curation services and downloads. Its expertly integrated solutions replace, displace 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, communicate, prototype and produce functional parts, empowering its customers to create with confidence.
More information on the company is available at www.3DSystems.com.
About TechAmerica Foundation
TechAmerica Foundation educates industry executives, policy makers and opinion leaders on the promise of technological innovation to advance prosperity, security and the general welfare. Launched in 1981, the Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, nonpartisan affiliate of TechAmerica, which is the leading voice and resource for the U.S. technology industry. The Foundation disseminates award-winning industry, policy and 3D Systems Press Release Page 3 market research covering topics such as U.S. competitiveness in a global economy, innovation in government, and other areas of national interest. It also organizes conferences and seminars to explore pertinent issues with government and industry representatives and to share the Foundation’s findings. Learn more about TechAmerica Foundation at www.techamericafoundation.org.