EnvisionTec, 3D Systems Settle Patent Dispute
DEARBORN — Dearborn-based EnvisionTec Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of patented 3D rapid prototyping and manufacturing products and services Monday announced the settlement of the patent infringement lawsuit brought by Rock Hill, N.C.-bsaed 3D Systems Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan at the end of 2005.
“We are pleased to have resolved this matter amicably and look forward to continuing to develop and provide our customers with innovative and cost-effective rapid prototyping solutions,” said EnvisionTec CEO Al Siblani.
Since its first patent submission in 1999, EnvisionTec has developed and released a broad array of 3D printing products and services supporting the individual engineering desktop as well as large-scale enterprises and manufacturers.
EnvisionTec provides organizations of any size the capability to rapidly manufacture true-to-life and functional duplications of any CAD rendering with 3D representation that is unmatched in the industry.
With nearly 100 patents, EnvisionTEC enjoys a strong customer and partner base in jewelry, automotive, dental, medical, biofabrication, animation, toys, sporting goods, aerospace, and packaged goods.
More at www.envisiontec.com.