“We believe that the perfect strategic fit between our businesses, combined with expanded capabilities in product development, channel coverage and marketing, could present sizeable synergies that together offer significant long-term customer benefits and shareholder value,” said Avi Reichental, president and CEO of 3D Systems.

Cimatron’s products are used by a growing number of companies worldwide for their 3D production molds, tools and dies in a range of functional end-use manufacturing applications. Of its two products, CimatronE is an integrated CAD/CAM solution for toolmakers and manufacturers of discrete parts, while GibbsCAM is used for programming multi-axis CNC machine tools.