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bjet Ltd., the innovation leader in 3D printing for rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing, today announced that the Objet Eden260V 3D Printer has been recognized as a2011 “Readers’ Choice” by subscribers to Dental Lab Products magazine. The Objet 3D Printer was the only Rapid Prototyping platform honored in the magazine’s annual “Best of the Best Products” list. The list highlighted the top 10 products out of more than 230 new product innovations featured in the magazine and its website during 2011, based on readers’ interest and selection by the editorial team.

“We are delighted that the Objet Eden260V 3D Printer was selected as a 2011 Best of the Best Product for precision dental manufacturing by Dental Lab Products’ readers,” said Avi Cohen, Head of Medical Solutions at Objet. “The high degree of interest reflects 3D printing’s growing importance in digitizing dentistry. The selection of the Objet Eden260V 3D Printer highlights Objet’s growing success in redefining manufacturing in the dental laboratory industry.”

3D printing is at the heart of the new digital era in dentistry. By combining oral scanning, CAD/CAM design and 3D printing, dental labs can accurately and rapidly produce dental stone models, and a range of orthodontic appliances for dental offices. The Objet Eden260V 3D Printer provides dental labs with an ideal platform for a digitized workflow, enabling more efficient and cost effective production.

Avi Cohen continued: “It is notable that the Objet Eden260V 3D Printer was the only rapid prototyping platform chosen out of more than 230 new product innovations across all categories. We are excited to play our part in bringing improved dental solutions to dentists and their patients. Through the use of proven Objet 3D Printers for additive manufacturing, and our advanced, medically approved materials, we are leading in providing highly accurate and excellent-quality models and parts at an affordable cost.”

About Objet

Objet Ltd. is a leading provider of high quality, cost effective inkjet-based 3D printing systems and materials. A global company, Objet has offices in North America, Europe, Japan, China, Hong Kong, and India.

Objet’s 3D printing systems and 3D printing materials are ideal for any company involved in the manufacture or design of physical products using 3D software or other 3D content. Companies using Objet’s solutions can be typically found in sectors such as consumer goods & electronics, aerospace & defense, automotive, education, dental, medical and medical devices, architecture, industrial machinery, footwear, sporting goods, toys and service bureaus.

Founded in 1998, the company has thousands of customers worldwide including a substantial share of the relevant Fortune 100 and Fortune 500. Its award-winning technology (12 awards in 5 years) is based upon over 110 patents and patent pending inventions.

Objet’s advanced 3D printing systems and range of over 60 materials enable professionals to build prototypes that accurately simulate the true look, feel and function of an end-product, even complex, assembled goods. The Objet Connex™ line of multi-material 3D printers features the world’s only technology to simultaneously jet 2 materials. With this, users can print many different materials into a single part and print various mixed parts on the same build tray. Users can also create advanced composite materials, or Digital Materials™ featuring unique mechanical and thermal properties. Objet’s range of over 60 3D printing materials simulate properties ranging from rigid to rubber-like, transparent to opaque and standard to ABS-grade engineering plastics, with a large number of in-between shore grades and shades.

Objet’s 3D printers are available in a range of form-factors, from cost-effective desktop 3D printers ideal for entry-level professionals all the way to industrial-scale multi-material machines for front-line designers and top manufacturers. Objet’s 3D printers feature the industry’s highest-resolution 3D printing quality, based on 16-micron (0.0006 in.) super-thin layering, wide material versatility, office friendliness and ease of operation.

For more information, visit us at www.objet.com, and for more about 3D printing industry-related news, business issues and trends, read the Objet blog.