Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 8-K


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event Reported): October 3, 2018  

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)


333 Three D Systems Circle, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29730
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(803) 326-3900
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(b) On October 3, 2018, G. Walter Loewenbaum informed the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of 3D Systems Corporation (the “Company”) that he was resigning as the Chairman and a member of the Board, effective immediately.

In connection with Mr. Loewenbaum’s decision to resign, pursuant to the Company’s Amended and Restated By-Laws, the Board reduced the size of the Board from eleven to ten directors, effective immediately.

On October 3, 2018, the Board appointed Charles G. McClure, Jr., an existing director, to serve as the Company’s Chairman, effective upon Mr. Loewenbaum’s resignation.  Mr. McClure also currently serves as a member of the Board’s Audit Committee and Executive Committee.

Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

In connection with Mr. Loewenbaum’s resignation, the Company issued a press release on October 4, 2018, a copy of which is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference in Item 7.01 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information in Item 7.01 to this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. The information in Item 7.01 to this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing or other document pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing or document.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.
     99.1     Press Release dated October 4, 2018.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: October 4, 2018By: /s/ Andrew M. Johnson        
  Andrew M. Johnson
  Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary



Exhibit No. Exhibit Description
99.1 Press Release dated October 4, 2018.