3D Systems Corporation is a worldwide company that delivers advanced solid imaging solutions to a variety of major markets throughout the world. The company is one of the leading providers of rapid 3-D printing, prototyping and manufacturing solutions. Its imaging solutions reduce the time and cost of designing products and facilitate direct and indirect manufacturing. These solutions are used for design communication and prototyping, as well as for production of functional end-use parts. Established in 1986, 3D Systems solutions use patented, proprietary processes to fabricate physical objects using input from computer-aided design and manufacturing software, or 3-D scanning and sculpting devices. 3D Systems Corporation is headquartered in Valencia, Calif.