3D Systems Named as American Technology Award Finalist in Consumer Electronics Computers and Peripherals Category

TechAmerica Foundation Presents "Best Of" Awards Recognizing Technology Products and Services Across the Technology Industry

ROCK HILL, S.C., May 14, 2012 -- 3D Systems Corporation

(NYSE:DDD) has been named a finalist in the Consumer Electronics Computers
and Peripherals category for the 2012 TechAmerica Foundation American
Technology Awards (ATA's). The ATA's cross the technology industry
recognizing technology products and services like
Cube(R) home 3D Printer. The winners will be announced at the Technology and
Government gala dinner in Washington, D.C. on June 13, 2012.

"We are grateful and honored to be selected as a finalist in two categories
by ATA for our game changing Cube(R), the first ever at home 3D Printer,"
said Rajeev Kulkarni, Vice President and General Manager, Consumer Solutions
for 3D Systems. "With the Cube(R), and Cubify.com, our 3D on-line
destination, we are democratizing creativity for kids and adults alike."

"The caliber of this year's nominees was incredible. Our judges had their
work cut out for them," said Jennifer Kerber, President of the TechAmerica
Foundation. "We congratulate 3D Systems for their outstanding work and thank
them for their contribution to the growth and innovation of our vibrant tech

The awards, also known as the "Termans" in honor of the widely credited
father of Silicon Valley, are awarded on the basis of a thorough evaluation
by industry experts and technology leaders.

Kevin Johnson, CEO of Juniper Networks will also be honored during the
dinner with the American Technology Awards Corporate Leadership Award and
Department of Homeland Security Chief Information Officer, Richard Spires
will be recognized as the Government Technology Executive of the Year.

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 and

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, non-partisan affiliate of TechAmerica,
which is the leading voice and resource for the U.S.
technology industry. The Foundation disseminates award-winning industry,
policy and 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.

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