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3D Systems Acquires Alibre

By DE Editors

3D Systems Corporation has acquired Alibre, Inc., a provider of low-cost 3D design productivity solutions. Alibre delivers a suite of full parametric CAD solutions.

“We are very proud and excited to join 3D Systems, a global leader with like-minded strategic direction,” says J. Paul Grayson, CEO of Alibre. “The power of 3D Systems technology, resources and global reach combined with our sustainable and scalable business model and affordable design productivity solutions is certain to make better design happen.”

“With Alibre in our portfolio we are personalizing and integrating design and manufacturing productivity,” says Abe Reichental, president and CEO of 3D Systems. “The combined affordability and user friendliness of our expanded 3D content-to-print solutions offer a clear and compelling choice for engineers, designers and makers to create and make instantly, at work and home.”

3D Systems plans to expand the breadth and reach of the Alibre design productivity tools and to leverage its combined global channels to deliver complete 3D design-to- manufacturing products, tools and services.

For more information, visit 3D Systems Corporation and Alibre.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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