3D Systems has purchased Gentle Giant Studios, which provides 3D modeling for the entertainment and toy industries.
Financial terms were not disclosed.
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Gentle Giant, based in Burbank, Calif., has led the development of state-of-the-art content using 3D scanning and modeling to develop and make licensed 3D printed characters, toys and collectibles from a variety of franchise properties including Marvel, Disney, AMC’s The Walking Dead, Avatar, Harry Potter and Star Wars.
Last month 3D Systems, which makes 3-D printers, announced that it would acquire part of Xerox Corp.’s product design, engineering and chemistry group for $32.5 million in cash in order to expand its business.
Shares of 3D Systems Corp., which is based in Rock Hill, S.C., rose $1.43 to $95.62 in Friday premarket trading.
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