Retrieved by Pat Darnell | Dec 8, 2012 | Bryan TX
7 Fastest-Growing tech companies - 3D Systems (5) - FORTUNE: "Founded by Chuck Hull in 1986, 3D Systems manufactures technologies that enable 3D printing, a process where three-dimensional data is used to create real-world 3D parts, from smartphone covers to prosthetics. Sales climbed 44% year-over-year to $230 million, with half those sales coming from the U.S., and profits grew to $35 million, even as the company increased spending in global research and development."
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" ... Scott Summit does unusual things on his vacations. For instance, he just spent a week up in the mountains, taking in the majestic scenery and all that, but also sitting at his laptop creating a 3D model of his ideal guitar. Then he sent the computer design to 3D Systems (DDD), which used its massive 3D printers to transform the graphic model into an actual acoustic instrument that Summit can play. (Ashlee Vance, on October 12, 2012. HERE) ... "