ROCK HILL, SC – 3D Systems Corporation (Nasdaq: TDSC) announced that it has agreed with Dreve ProDiMed GmbH to develop, market and sell turnkey Digital Dental Manufacturing Solutions. Dreve is a global leader in the development of silicones and light-curing resins for dental applications.
“We are very pleased to expand our already successful partnership into Dental Solutions, which is one of our main areas of business, from the field of Hearing Aid Digital manufacturing,” said Dr. Volker Dreve, Managing Director of Dreve.
“The comprehensive body of knowledge that we have jointly developed with 3D Systems over the past several years has pioneered Digital Manufacturing Solutions for all of the leading hearing-aid producers world-wide and has also positioned us to apply this experience to benefit our existing and new dental customers,” concluded Dr. Dreve.
“Dreve is an ideal partner for 3D Systems as we continue to strengthen and expand our presence and solutions portfolio for digital dentistry applications,” said Abe Reichental, 3D Systems’ President and CEO.
“Dreve has been supplying dental materials to most of the major players in the dental industry and that, in combination with its process and materials formulation know-how, makes Dreve a first-class development and marketing partner as we strive to accelerate the adoption of Digital Dental Manufacturing Solutions by major dental solution providers and their laboratories,” concluded Reichental.
3D Systems is exhibiting its Digital Dental Applications this week at the IDS 2009 33rd International Dental Show, Hall 3.2-Booth F10/G11, in Cologne, Germany. Learn more about 3D Systems’ Digital Dental Solutions at its new dental website, www.toptobottomdental.com.