3D Systems Expands Again: New Software Development and Innovation Center Opened in Cary, NC

Inkbit

Share this Article

3ds-3While Wall Street has shied away from 3D Systems a bit after a slight miss on their last quarter’s earnings report, the company continues to invest heavily in their own expansion. As the 3D printing space grows rapidly, the company sees this as the perfect time to further their investment in their future.

It was only a week ago when we reported on two separate events, both of which saw the company expand their manufacturing capabilities. Last week 3D Systems announced the expansion of their filament manufacturing capabilities, by opening a brand new facility in Barberton, Ohio. This was after earlier in the week, they announced the signing of a lease for a massive 200,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Rock Hill S.C. which would be utilized to meet demand for its printers and printing materials.

Here we are just a week later and the company has made yet another move, opening up a new innovation center and software development facility in Cary, North Carolina. The new facility has 22,000 square feet of space which will be dedicated to R&D.

An aerial view of the new Cary, N.C. facility

An aerial view of the new Cary, N.C. facility

“This new innovation center showcases our ongoing commitment to providing the best 3D engineering, design and printing software tools available, with a focus on affordability and usability,” said Calvin Hur, Vice President and General Manager Geomagic Solutions for 3DS. “We are reinventing the engineer’s desktop and workflow, providing a seamless digital thread that extends from physical photography, scan-based design and inspection to 3D printing.”

The facility will also feature a 3D design-to-print showroom, as well as a training facility, making it easy for potential customers and resellers to come in, learn about the technology, and get a demonstration. Additionally 3ds-2the Cary facility will be used for the accelerated development of new scanning capabilities of 3D Systems’ Sense and Capture devices, and their Geomagic software products.

Judging from the expansion in manufacturing and research capabilities we are seeing with 3D Systems, it certainly looks like they expect the market, and particularly their business, to undergo incredible growth over the coming months and years ahead. It makes you wonder what exactly they have up their sleeves.

Let’s hear what you think about 3D Systems’ recent expansions in the 3D Systems Cary N.C. forum thread on 3DPBcom.

Share this Article


Recent News

Golf Pro Rickie Fowler Swings a Custom 3D Printed Golf Club

Multi-Metal 3D Printing Made Possible with Grid Logic’s Powder Deposition Tech



Categories

3D Design

3D Printed Art

3D Printed Food

3D Printed Guns


You May Also Like

BEAMIT Expands Metal 3D Printing Fleet with GE Additive’s M Line

Already a customer of GE Additive, BEAMIT Group (BEAMIT), partly owned by SANDVIK, has taken on another metal 3D printer from the manufacturing giant. The latest is a Concept Laser M...

Featured

5 Ways Biden’s AM Forward Strategy Will Grow 3D Printing in the US

On May 6, 2022, President Joe Biden paid a visit to United Performance Metals in Hamilton, Ohio, where he announced the launch of a new federal 3D printing program dubbed...

Featured

6K Raises $102M in Series D Round Led by Koch Strategic Platforms

6K has just announced that it has closed the first tranche of its Series D round of financing, for $102 million. In all, the company expects to raise a total...

Sponsored

How Intelligent Automation and Networking of 3D Printing and Post-processing Increase Productivity

The market for Additive Manufacturing (AM) processes continues to grow and will even fivefold by 2030, according to SmarTech Analysis. More and more companies are taking a step towards the...