Press Releases 3D Systems Solid Imaging

Mary Woods, Public Relations
(661) 295-5600, ext. 2508

VALENCIA, Calif, Nov. 18, 1999 - 3D Systems Corp. (Nasdaq NMS: TDSC) today announced its newly formed European operations team headed by Grant Flaharty, vice president and general manager of 3D Systems Europe.

As part of the company's reorganization, it was previously announced that the European operation would become a single business entity, with corporate and branch offices in various countries. To this effect, the European operations will now be headquartered in the United Kingdom, with individual subsidiaries in Germany, France and Italy. Spain will become a representative office of the United Kingdom.

"These changes to the corporate structure will ensure a unified approach to this exciting and rapidly growing segment of the business," stated Flaharty.

"We have also made changes to our sales organization to recognize two distinct focuses-the more mature markets in Germany, the U.K. and Italy; and secondly, the emerging markets," he continued. Oliver Edelmann, director of sales, and Robert Baumgartner, vice president of emerging markets, will assume leadership over these respective critical markets.

Customer service needs in the various regions throughout Europe, the Middle East, India, Africa, and South America will be addressed by Harald Kessler, in the newly created position of director of European field services and central operations. Peter Samra, formerly the operations director for the northern region, will assume a new role as the director of European operations. In addition, Michael Cohen will assume the newly created position of director of European commerce and finance. This organization will include Europe's sales order administration, imports, customs and daily operations.

Human resource activities, which had previously been operating on a country-by-country basis, will now be handled by Sabine Griesheimer, European human resources manager.

"The new infrastructure takes into consideration the growth within the European region over the past two years, and the anticipated growth in the year 2000 and beyond," said Flaharty.

"The formation of this team will allow us to focus our resources across the European markets and organizations, along with supporting our customers and employees."

Under Flaharty's direction, the marketing team intends to enhance business development through integrated business solutions and enhancing customer relationships.

About 3D Systems
3D Systems provides solid imaging products and services that allow users to move quickly from three-dimensional designs to finished parts, at a significantly lower cost and higher quality than more traditional methods.

The company's systems utilize patented stereolithography (SLA) and 3D printing technologies, which fabricate solid objects from digital input. This process offers significant competitive advantages by substantially reducing the time and cost required to design, develop, and manufacture products.

The company also licenses the 3D KeltoolŪ process, a commercially proven moldmaking solution that produces prototype, bridge, and production tooling inserts.

Based in Valencia, Calif., 3D Systems was founded in 1986 and is recognized as the world technology and market leader in solid imaging. For additional information, phone (888) 337-9786, ext. 723 or visit the company's web site at For investor information, please call 3D Systems' shareholder communications service at (800) 757-1799.

3D Systems and SLA are trademarks, and 3D Keltool and the 3D logo are registered trademarks of 3D Systems.

Except for the historical information contained in this news release, the matters discussed include forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties including: the ability of the company to successfully implement and carry out its new strategic operating plan, and the success of that plan, the availability and acceptance of new products, the impact of competitive products and pricing, the ability of the company to continue to contain expenses, dependence on key personnel, industry-wide domestic and international economic conditions, and other risks detailed in the company's SEC reports on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 1998, and reports on Form 10-Q filed by the company with the SEC during the current fiscal year.

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