HK 3D to sell 3DS' entire product portfolio in UK and Ireland

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 5:00 AM

ROCK HILL, South Carolina, May 5, 2015 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today it has entered into a reseller agreement with HK 3D, a leading supplier of 3D printers and additive manufacturing in the UK and Ireland.

Watch a video to learn more about HK 3D and its new partnership with 3DS. 

Under the new agreement, HK 3D will immediately begin to offer 3DS' full line of 3D printers, materials, perceptual devices and design tools to its customers as part of its integrated 3D printing services. HK 3D is part of HK Holdings, a group of companies at the forefront of advanced manufacturing techniques, including 3D printing, laser marking and electro discharge machining (EDM) technologies.

HK 3D will distribute all of 3DS' printing products in order to broaden its customer offerings and support the full range of applications in 3D digital fabrication. This includes 3DS' ColorJet, MultiJet, Selective Laser Sintering, Stereolithography and Direct Metal 3D printers, as well as its consumer and desktop printers. HK 3D will also offer 3DS' scanning and software solutions to round out its portfolio and meet its customers' growing needs for end-to-end engineering applications and support. 

"We are thrilled to partner with 3D Systems and to offer their entire portfolio of 3D digital design and fabrication solutions," said Steven Wilcox, Managing Director, HK Holdings. "This gives all of our customers access to the broadest range of 3D tools and technologies on the market, and will help our customers meet the most demanding applications, particularly those in aerospace, automotive and healthcare."

"We are excited and honored to work with a world-class 3D printing provider of the caliber of HK 3D and to help their customers benefit from the full range of 3DS' product portfolio," said Michele Marchesan, Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer, Professional Products, 3DS. "HK 3D brings deep understanding of customer requirements within our industry and a robust support network, and will multiplex our coverage throughout the UK and Ireland."

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关于 3D Systems

3D Systems provides the most advanced and comprehensive 3D digital design and fabrication solutions available today, including 3D printers, print materials and cloud-sourced custom parts. Its powerful ecosystem transforms entire industries by empowering professionals and consumers everywhere to bring their ideas to life using its vast material selection, including plastics, metals, ceramics and edibles. 3DS' leading personalized medicine capabilities save lives and include end-to-end simulation, training and planning, and printing of surgical instruments and devices for personalized surgery and patient specific medical and dental devices. Its democratized 3D digital design, fabrication and inspection products provide seamless interoperability and incorporate the latest immersive computing technologies. 3DS' products and services disrupt traditional methods, deliver improved results and empower its customers to manufacture the future now.

Leadership through Innovation and Technology

  • 3DS 通过其立体光固化成型 (SLA) 打印机发明了 3D 打印,并于 1989 年率先投入商业化运作。
  • 3DS 发明了选择性激光烧结 (SLS) 打印,并于 1992 年率先投入商业化运作。
  • 3DS 发明了彩色喷射打印 (CJP) 类的 3D 打印机,并于 1994 年率先将 3D 基于粉末的系统投入商业化运作。
  • 3DS 发明了多喷头打印 (MJP) 的打印机,并于 1996 年率先将其投入商业化运作。
  • 3DS pioneered virtual surgical simulation (VSS) and virtual surgical planning (VSP®), and its leading 3D healthcare products and services help doctors achieve better patient outcomes.

如今,其全系列的 3D打印机已经成为生产级制造行业的标杆,所涉及的领域包括航天、汽车、患者专用医疗设备以及多种消费者、电子和时尚配件。