Stratasys Raises Standard for Dental Model Production with New VeroDentPlus Material VeroDentPlus MED690 for Objet EdenV 3D Printers delivers superior accuracy, appearance and affordability

MINNEAPOLIS and REHOVOT, Israel, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS), a leading manufacturer of 3D printers and production systems for prototyping and manufacturing, today announced  the immediate availability of VeroDentPlus MED690 dental material for the Objet EdenV series of 3D Printers. VeroDentPlus MED690 enables the 3D printing of dental models that are highly accurate, economical to produce, and offer the appearance of dental stone with fine details and resolution.

The new material can be used in conjunction with all open intra-oral impression and plaster scanners and is optimized for printing models for crowns, bridges, orthodontic appliances, and implants.

"Appearance and accuracy are everything in our business and we're delighted with the details and resolution on the models being produced on our Objet Eden260V 3D Printer with the new VeroDentPlus," says Chris Brown, manager of Apex Dental Milling in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

VeroDentPlus MED690 expands Stratasys growing family of materials for digital dentistry. Designed especially for use in dental and orthodontic solutions, these materials combine accurate detail visualization with high dimensional stability. They are used by the Objet EdenV line of 3D Printers which print ultrafine 16 micron layers for exceptional detail.

"We are dedicated to bringing added value to our dental lab customers through new 3D Printer and material innovations," said Avi Cohen, Director of Global Dental at Stratasys. "Our wide range of dental materials continues to set new standards for precision and efficiency."

For more information see www.StratasysDental.com.  

About Stratasys Ltd.

Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS) is the corporate entity formed in 2012 by the merger of 3D printing companies Stratasys Inc. and Objet Ltd., based in Minneapolis, Minn. and Rehovot, Israel. Stratasys manufactures 3D printers and materials for prototyping and production. The company's patented FDM® and PolyJet® processes produce prototypes and manufactured goods directly from 3D CAD files or other 3D content. Systems include affordable desktop 3D printers for idea development, a range of systems for prototyping, and large production systems for direct digital manufacturing. Since June 2012, the company's range of over 130 3D printing materials is the widest in the industry and includes more than 120 proprietary inkjet-based photopolymer materials and 10 proprietary FDM-based thermoplastic materials. Stratasys also manufactures Solidscape 3D Printers and operates the RedEye On Demand digital-manufacturing service. The company has more than 1100 employees, holds more than 500 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally, and has received more than 20 awards for its technology and leadership. Online at: www.stratasys.com or http://blog.stratasys.com

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Statements regarding Stratasys' beliefs, intentions and expectations, including without limitation statements regarding the development and performance of our products, are forward-looking statements (within the meaning of the United States federal securities laws). The statements involve risks and uncertainties, both known and unknown, that may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected.  Actual results may differ materially due to a number of factors, including the risk and uncertainty that the businesses of the two companies may not be integrated successfully; the risk that the merger may involve unexpected costs or unexpected liabilities; the risk that synergies from the merger may not be fully realized or may take longer to realize than expected; the risk that management's focus on and disruptions arising from the merger make it more difficult to maintain relationships with customers, employees, or suppliers.  Stratasys' ability to achieve the results presented in any forward-looking statement will depend on numerous factors, including its ability to penetrate the 3D printing market; its ability to achieve the growth rates experienced in preceding quarters; its ability to introduce, produce and market both existing and new consumable materials, and the market acceptance of these materials; the impact of competitive products and pricing; its timely development of new products and materials and market acceptance of those products and materials; the success of Stratasys' recent R&D initiative to expand the DDM capabilities of its core FDM technology; and the success of Stratasys' RedEye On DemandTM and other paid parts services. This list is intended to identify only certain of the principal factors that could cause actual results to differ.  These and other applicable factors are discussed in this presentation and in Stratasys' Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2012, as well as other filings that Stratasys, Inc. has made with the SEC and that Stratasys Ltd. has made and will make with the SEC in the future.  Any forward-looking statements included in this presentation are as of the date they are given, and Stratasys is not obligated to update them if its views later change, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except as may be required by law.  These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing Stratasys' views as of any date subsequent to the date they are given.         

VeroDentPlus and PolyJet are trademarks, and Objet, Stratasys and FDM are registered trademarks, of Stratasys, Ltd.

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