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RedEye On Demand Earns AS9100C Certification

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Globally recognized aerospace standard enables aerospace manufacturers to take advantage of the benefits of RedEye's FDM digital manufacturing technology and capacity for production</i> </p>

Monday, March 26, 2012

RedEye On Demand Earns AS9100C Certification14:00 EDT Monday, March 26, 2012 MINNEAPOLIS (Business Wire) -- RedEye On Demand, a rapid prototyping and direct digital manufacturing service, and business unit of Stratasys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SSYS), has earned AS9100C certification. Achieving this international standard in the aviation, space and defense industries signifies that RedEye On Demand meets the quality management standards required to provide production parts made using Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3D printing technology for aerospace manufacturers. “Representing the highest levels of quality, achieving AS9100C certification recognizes our commitment to helping the aerospace community bring their products to market faster without compromising integrity,” said Richard Garrity, Stratasys vice president of RedEye On Demand. “Using real thermoplastics, FDM 3D printing technology offers engineers an attractive option for producing end-use parts in an efficient and cost-effective way.” The AS9100C standard ensures that dedicated processes are set aside for the way in which manufacturers handle production parts. Interior parts made at RedEye using the FDM process then go to the aircraft manufacturer and are applied to end use in commercial, hobby and military applications. According to Garrity, the key to this growing interest in applying FDM technology in aerospace is it enables the manufacturing of lighter aircraft, which has tremendous impact on fuel costs. AS9100C fully incorporates the requirements of the ISO 9001:2008 certification, which RedEye On Demand received in February 2011, while adding nearly 100 additional requirements specific to quality and safety for aerospace manufacturing. The rigorous audit process included a full on-site audit by a third-party accredited registrar to ensure that working practices observe the procedures and stated objectives and that appropriate records are kept. Additional surveillance visits will be conducted in the future to ensure that the certification remains valid. “The process to achieve AS9100C certification has driven our organizational performance to a whole new level,” said Garrity. “It has given us a systematic process in our approach to developing parts for the aerospace industry, and holds us accountable for what we make.” In line with the company's commitment to serving the aerospace industry, RedEye On Demand offers ULTEM 9085 FDM material for aircraft interiors, military components and other applications requiring a strong, lightweight thermoplastic with high heat and fire retardant properties. Certified for use on commercial aircrafts, ULTEM 9085 is flame, smoke and toxicity certified to UL-94V0 and FAA 25.853 standards. More about RedEye On Demand's services and applications: Case Study: FDM Mock-up from RedEye Key in Evaluation and Testing of Sukhoi Superjet 100 Main Gear Case Study: ICON Aircraft Uses RedEye On Demand's Rapid Prototyping Services to Create Plane's Air Ducting Parts Case Study: RedEye On Demand Creates Robot Model for International Space Station Video Tour of the RedEye On Demand Facility and Systems at Work RedEye On Demand,by Stratasys, makes prototyping and the production of low-volume, complex parts fast and easy. RedEye assists engineers in all phases of product development from conceptual modeling to the production of end-use parts. As the leader in on-demand, 3D printing services and powered by the innovation of Stratasys, product developers rely on RedEye for the breadth and reach of its manufacturing technologies. These technologies include Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM), PolyJet and cast urethane molding. RedEye's global distributive manufacturing network includes more than 125 additive manufacturing systems worldwide. Through its vast network, RedEye is able to streamline and expedite the development time for parts, reducing costs and time to market. Online at www.RedEyeOnDemand.com Stratasys Inc., Minneapolis, is a maker of additive-manufacturing machines for prototyping and producing plastic parts. The company markets under the brands uPrint and Dimension 3D Printers and Fortus Production 3D Printers. The company also operates RedEye On Demand, a digital-manufacturing service for prototypes and production parts. Stratasys manufactures 3D printers for Hewlett Packard, which it sells under the brand Designjet3D. In 2011, Stratasys acquired 3D printer maker Solidscape Inc. According to Wohlers Report 2011, Stratasys had a 41-percent market share in 2010, and has been the unit market leader for the ninth consecutive year. Stratasys patented and owns the Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM®) process. The process creates functional prototypes and manufactured goods directly from any 3D CAD program, using high-performance industrial thermoplastics. The company holds more than 285 granted or pending additive-manufacturing patents globally. Stratasys products are used in the aerospace, defense, automotive, medical, business and industrial equipment, education, architecture, and consumer-product industries. Online at: www.Stratasys.com RedEye, FDM, Stratasys, Fortus and Dimension are registered trademarks, and Redeye On Demand and FDM Technology are trademarks, of Stratasys Inc. ULTEM is a trademark of SABIC Innovative Plastics IP BV. The actual formulation is ULTEM 9085. Attention Editors: If you wish to publish contact information, please use: godigital@redeyeondemand.com, 1-866-882-6934, www.RedEyeOnDemand.com. Forward Looking StatementsAll statements herein that are not historical facts or that include such words as "expects," "anticipates," "projects," "estimates," "vision," "could," "potential," "planning", "intends", "desires", "assume" or "believes" or similar words constitute forward-looking statements covered by the safe harbor protection of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Except for the historical information herein, the matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These include statements regarding projected revenue and income in future quarters; the size of the 3D printing market; our objectives for the marketing and sale of our Dimension(R) and uPrint(R) 3D Printers; our support removal systems; and our Fortus(R) 3D Production Systems, particularly for use in direct digital manufacturing (DDM); the demand for our proprietary consumables; the expansion of our paid parts service; and our beliefs with respect to the growth in the demand for our products. Other risks and uncertainties that may affect our business include our ability to penetrate the 3D printing market; the success of our distribution agreement with HP; our ability to achieve the growth rates experienced in preceding quarters; our ability to introduce, produce and market consumable materials, and the market acceptance of these materials; the impact of competitive products and pricing; our timely development of new products and materials and market acceptance of those products and materials; the success of our recent R&D initiative to expand the DDM capabilities of our core FDM technology; and the success of our RedEye On DemandTM and other paid parts services. They also include statements about future financial and operating results of our company after the acquisition of Solidscape and anticipated benefits of the acquisition. Actual results may differ from those expressed or implied in our forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements involve and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, which may cause our actual results to differ materially from those discussed in a forward-looking statement. Such risk factors include our ability to successfully integrate and market Solidscape products, our ability to retain management and our ability to protect and defend intellectual property. These statements represent beliefs and expectations only as of the date they were made. We may elect to update forward-looking statements, but we expressly disclaim any obligation to do so, even if our beliefs and expectations change. In addition to the statements described above, such forward-looking statements are subject to the risks and uncertainties described more fully in our current report on Form 8-K filed in connection with the completion of our acquisition of Solidscape and in our reports filed or to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our annual reports on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. For RedEye On DemandEditorial ContactsStephani Simon, 612-677-2012ssimon@orange77.comorMelissa Hanson, 952-294-3643melissa.hanson@redeyeondemand.comorInvestor ContactShane Glenn, 952-294-3416shane.glenn@stratasys.com