Rock Hill, S.C. - 3D Systems Corp. has acquired The3dStudio.com, a provider of 3D and 2D digital media libraries, offering more than 1.7 million resources and expert support through an online marketplace exchange for consumers and professionals.
The3dStudio.com has more than 600,000 members served by a growing community of nearly 5,000 developers and authors who sell their content online. The3dStudio.com offers free and fee-based, ready to download and use content, including 3D models, tutorials, plug-ins, software tools, stock photos, and images.
"We are very excited to add a leading online marketplace exchange the caliber of The3dStudio.com as a building block in our emerging 3D content-to-print consumer and professional growth initiatives," says Abe Reichental, president and chief executive officer of 3D Systems. "We are pleased to welcome Matt Anderson, founder and pioneer, with his dedicated team to the 3D Systems' family and are committed to expand and extend The3dStudio.com experience and capabilities for the benefit of our users and developers alike."
"It's an honor to become part of 3D Systems, the recognized 3D content-to-print leader," says Matt Anderson, founder and president of The3dStudio.com. "Our mission is to make it easy for our customers and authors to buy and sell content. We believe that as part of 3D Systems we can deliver even greater benefits to our constituents."
3D Systems plans to operate and expand The3dStudio.com from its current Mesa, Arizona location under the leadership of Matt Anderson.