Xerox sells part of its Wilsonville operations

Xerox sells part of its Wilsonville operations

Xerox sold a portion of its Wilsonville operations to 3D Systems for $32.5 million.

The buyer, 3DS, said it will bring on more than 100 Xerox engineers and contractors, who will continue to work within Xerox’s 137-acre Wilsonville campus in buildings 60 and 61.

3DS makes 3-D printers, which create plastic objects instead of images on paper. It’s an emerging technology that has created excitement among large manufacturers and home enthusiasts as well. 3DS said its research spending could double over the next few years as the company puts its new engineers to work and completes some commitments to Xerox associated with today’s deal.

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