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3D Systems Acquires Gentle Giant Studios

Gentle Giant's Clone Trooper model.   (Source: Gentle Giant Studios)
Gentle Giant's Clone Trooper model.
(Source: Gentle Giant Studios)

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Cabe Atwell
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Cabe Atwell   1/20/2014 5:52:33 PM
Sometimes I want to get the charater models... but after I get them, I don't know what to do after that. It's like a latent childlike desire to have all the toys...


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Re: Potent
AnandY   1/23/2014 10:55:53 PM
The combination of Gentle Giant's attention to detail and 3D systems ability to print whatever  comes their way is great for both companies and a very potent combination indeed. Because both of these also have loyal and secure customer segments, they may be taking over many other market segments working as a combined force.

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Re: What it means
AnandY   1/24/2014 12:05:46 AM
To have a company that can capture even the smallest detail of an object through complex scanning mechanisms and then re-create it and another company that can reproduce these recreations very accurately and in large numbers means that we will be seeing more and better products from 3D systems in the near future.

Greg M. Jung
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Greg M. Jung   1/25/2014 8:01:50 PM
Good move for growing into strategic markets by purchasing recognized names in the industry.  Seems 3D Systems has a good long range vision of where they want to be and an effective business roadmap for getting there.

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