3D Systems buying SYCODE, a design software maker

Fri, 04/15/2011 - 6:05am
The Associated Press

3D Systems Corp., a specialist in three-dimensional printing, said Thursday that it has acquired a company called SYCODE, whose software works with popular computer-aided design programs.

The acquisition price wasn't announced. 3D Systems said it doesn't expect the acquisition to be material to its financial results for 2011.

Three-dimensional printing works much like regular printing, except that the output is literally a three-dimensional product created by the machine, using commands sent by a computer. They are popular among designers for building prototypes.


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