3D systems is a 3D printing company specialized in print materials, 3D imaging and customization software, 3D printers and professionals and consumer custom services. All its products make the manufacturing process very much efficient. 3D system make precision and functional prototypes, production parts for direct digital manufacturing, product concept models and master patterns for tooling. Proprietary processes are used to fabricate physical objects by obtaining an input from manufacturing software or computer aided design. Technologies and services used in 3D systems are utilized for development, design and production stages of several industries. Those industries can be automotive industry, health care, architecture, dental, recreation, entertainment and consumer goods.
3D system is a closed source corporation depending on its house innovation for product improvement and development. 3D system manufactures selective laser sintering, fused deposition modeling, stereolithography, direct metal sintering and multi jet printing. Every technology obtains an input from three dimensional data to generate three dimensional parts via the additive, layer by layer process. Each system differs in their print capacities, material and applications. In the year 2012 November, 3D system filed a lawsuit against Formlabs 3D printer company because it has made an attempt to fund a printer which it claimed infringed its patent.