ROCK HILL, S.C., May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) today announced that it was awarded the 2018 Healthcare Application of the Year by the publication '3D Printing Industry' for its NextDent™ 5100 digital dentistry solution.
In February of this year, 3D Systems unveiled the NextDent 5100 and 18 new NextDent resins – bringing the entire NextDent portfolio to 30 materials. The additions to the company's industry-leading dental portfolio, which includes solutions for laboratories and clinics of all sizes, enable improvements in patient care while once again revolutionizing the digital dentistry workflow. For example, today the majority of the world's orthodontic aligners are produced using 3D Systems technology.
Winners of the 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards were announced at a festive black-tie banquet in London, Thursday, May 17. The winners, including individuals and enterprises focused on additive manufacturing and 3D printing, were nominated and voted on by the publication's readers. For 2018, award nominations increased 35 percent, and voting also surpassed prior years.
"This award recognizes a momentous shift in the market for digital dentistry, as there is a tremendous growth opportunity for dental 3D printing. According to SmartTech Markets Publishing, by 2027, digital dentistry revenue is expected to reach $9.6 billion," said Rik Jacobs, vice president, general manager, dental, 3D Systems. "In February, 3D Systems introduced a complete solution to the market, combining an extensive materials portfolio with leading 3D printing technology, software and services. We offer the industry's widest range of regulatory-approved, 3D printing materials and technologies for dental labs and clinics."
The NextDent 5100 solution is currently in beta testing with select customers and priced below $10,000 (US)/€10.000 (EU Countries). General availability is planned for Summer 2018.
The newly added NextDent 5100 and FabPro™ 1000 accompany 3D Systems' existing portfolio of dental solutions, which includes: ProJet® MJP 2500 MultiJet solution for dental models using tan material for easy detail visualization; ProX® 800 stereolithography technology for dental models, patterns, and drill guides batch production; the ProX DMP 100 Dental and ProX DMP 200 Dental metal printers for manufacturing high-quality, metal dental prostheses; and Dental Manufacturing and Design Services supported by the company's Customer Innovation Center in Leuven, Belgium.
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About 3D Systems
3D Systems is the originator of 3D printing and an innovator of future 3D solutions. It has spent its 30-year history enabling professionals and companies to optimize their designs, transform their workflows, bring groundbreaking products to market and drive new business models. This is achieved with the Company's best of breed digital manufacturing ecosystem. It's comprised of plastic and metal 3D printers, print materials, on demand manufacturing services and end-to-end manufacturing software solutions. Combinations of these products and services address a variety of advanced applications- ranging from Aerospace, Automotive, and Consumer Goods to Medical, Dental, and Jewelry. For example, 3D Systems' precision healthcare capabilities include simulation, Virtual Surgical Planning, and printing of medical and dental devices as well as patient-specific surgical instruments. More information on the company is available at www.3dsystems.com.
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