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Stratasys Receives a Bronze in Best-of-Show Awards at SolidWorks World 2014

Companies mentioned in this article: Stratasys Ltd.

MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS), a manufacturer of 3D printers and materials for personal use, prototyping and production, received the bronze Best-of-Show award for the Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3D Printer at the 2014 SolidWorks World event Jan. 26 – 29 in San Diego. The award was given by TenLinks, an online media company serving the CAD, CAM, and CAE community.

Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3D Printer (Photo: Stratasys)

Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3D Printer (Photo: Stratasys)

TenLinks selected 13 SolidWorks users to judge products based on their ability to enhance productivity when working with SolidWorks software and how relevant the technology is to CAD, CAM and CAE users. From over 100 companies’ products, judges first nominated 40 products for consideration and then voted for gold, silver and bronze awards for the categories of software and hardware.

Introduced at the SolidWorks World show on Jan. 26, the Objet500 Connex3 is the world’s first 3D printer to combine multicolor with multi-material 3D printing. Featuring a unique triple-jetting technology, this 3D printer combines droplets of three base materials to produce parts with virtually unlimited combinations of rigid, flexible, transparent, opaque and color materials in a single print run.

More than 5,000 people attended this year’s SolidWorks World, an annual event for SolidWorks software users, and the largest gathering of MCAD users in the world.

Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn. and Rehovot, Israel, manufactures 3D printers and materials for prototyping and production. The company's patented FDM® and PolyJetTM 3D Printing technologies produce prototypes and manufactured goods directly from 3D CAD files or other 3D content. Systems include 3D printers for idea development, prototyping and direct digital manufacturing. Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and Solidscape, and the company operates the RedEye digital-manufacturing service. Stratasys has more than 1800 employees, holds over 550 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally, and has received more than 20 awards for its technology and leadership. Online at: www.stratasys.com or http://blog.stratasys.com.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
Statements regarding Stratasys’ beliefs, intentions and expectations, including without limitation statements regarding the development and performance of our products and the potential growth of our industry and market, are forward-looking statements (within the meaning of the United States federal securities laws). The statements involve risks and uncertainties, both known and unknown, that may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Actual results may differ materially due to a number of factors, including the risk and uncertainty relating to Stratasys’ ability to penetrate the 3D printing market; its ability to achieve the growth rates experienced in preceding quarters; its ability to introduce, produce and market both existing and new consumable materials, and the market acceptance of these materials; the impact of competitive products and pricing; its timely development of new products and materials and market acceptance of those products and materials; the success of Stratasys’ recent R&D initiative to expand the DDM capabilities of its core FDM technology; and the success of Stratasys’ RedEye On DemandTM and other paid parts services. This list is intended to identify only certain of the principal factors that could cause actual results to differ. These and other applicable factors are discussed in this presentation and in Stratasys’ Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended Dec. 31, 2012, as well as other filings that Stratasys Inc. has made with the SEC and that Stratasys Ltd. has made and will make with the SEC in the future. Any forward-looking statements included in this presentation are as of the date they are given, and Stratasys is not obligated to update them if its views later change, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except as may be required by law. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing Stratasys’ views as of any date subsequent to the date they are given.

FDM, Stratasys and Objet are registered trademarks, and Fused Deposition Modeling and PolyJet are trademarks of Stratasys Ltd. and or its subsidiaries or affiliates. SolidWorks is a trademark of Dassault Systèmes.

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