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Office Depot Offers Customers the Latest in Printing Innovation with Two New 3D Printers
<p class='bwalignc'> <i>The Cube® and The CubeX™ Are The First in a Line-Up of Groundbreaking 3D Printing Technology Products Available at Office Depot</i> </p>
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Office Depot Offers Customers the Latest in Printing Innovation with Two New 3D Printers09:00 EDT Tuesday, August 13, 2013
BOCA RATON, Fla. (Business Wire) -- Today, Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and printing services, is adding to its product and solutions portfolio by offering innovative 3D printer solutions from 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD), including the Cube® and the CubeX™ 3D printers. These two state-of-the-art 3D printers and printing supplies are currently available on www.officedepot.com and www.business.officedepot.com.
Whether for small businesses, product designers or students, Cube 3D printers are an affordable 3D printing solution that puts customers just a click away from their imagination. These printers offer a new way to express personality by creating fully formed objects through advances in printing software and technology.
“Office Depot is excited to offer innovative products and print solutions like the Cube and CubeX 3D printers that harness the power and versatility of the latest printing technology for our customers,” said George Hill, Office Depot's Senior Vice President of Copy and Print Depot. “We are already an established leader in 2D printing services and print product offerings. 3D printers are just the latest example of Office Depot's commitment to providing new and pioneering products and solutions that customers need to start, run and grow their business.”
Cube 3D printers are ready to use right out of the box. Featuring Wi-Fi for a simple connection to other devices, they are compatible with Mac or Windows and come with 25 free 3D templates designed by professional artists, with additional templates available online. With ultra-portable designs, Cube 3D printers fit into the home, office or classroom.
Cube 3D Printer
The Cube 3D Printer is packed with user-friendly features, starting with its contemporary design and tablet-like touch screen. Print-ready and compact, it has 16 different color options, including two that glow in the dark, and prints objects up to 5.5” x 5.5” x 5.5” in size. The Cube 3D printer is available at Office Depot for $1,299.
CubeX 3D Printer
The CubeX is the ultimate 3D printer for tech enthusiasts, serious hobbyists, educators and entrepreneurs; boasting the largest print volume in its category. It has 18 different color options, including two that glow in the dark, and prints objects in all sizes up to 10.8” x 10.45” x 9.5”. Customers can purchase the CubeX at Office Depot starting at $2,499.
“We are thrilled to offer consumer and professional-grade technology like our family of Cube 3D printers at Office Depot so that everyone can now enjoy this latest generation of 3D printing,” said Avi Reichental, 3D Systems' President and Chief Executive Officer. “Office Depot already has a robust offering of printing products and services, and with the addition of our 3D printers we can now expand our reach and bring businesses, schools and consumers access to this powerful new form of creativity and expression.”
To learn more about the Cube and CubeX printers and associated products, available at Office Depot, visit www.officedepot.com and www.business.officedepot.com.
About Office Depot
Office Depot provides core office supplies, the latest technology, school essentials, copy & print services, cleaning & breakroom products, and furniture to consumers, teachers and businesses of all sizes through 1,614 worldwide retail stores, global e-commerce operations, a dedicated sales force, an inside sales organization, and top-rated catalogs. The Company has annual sales of approximately $10.7 billion, employs about 38,000 associates, and serves customers in 60 countries around the world.
Office Depot's common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ODP. Additional press information can be found at: http://news.officedepot.com.
About 3D Systems Corporation
3D Systems is a leading global provider of 3D content-to-print solutions including 3D printers, print materials and on demand custom parts services for professionals and consumers alike. The company also provides CAD modeling, reverse engineering and inspection software tools and consumer 3D printers, apps and services. Its expertly integrated solutions replace and complement traditional methods and reduce the time and cost of designing and manufacturing new products. 3D Systems products and services are used to rapidly design, communicate, prototype or produce real functional parts, empowering customers to create and make with confidence. More information on the company is available at www.3DSystems.com.
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