Materialise Grippers for Assembly Line Automation

VTT Presents an Organic, Lightweight Hydraulic Valve

LIGHT Letters Make for the Heaviest Data Set We Ever Sent to a 3D Printer

The Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT was looking for a real showstopper to present itself at the LASER World of Photonics 2015. The result? A set of 2-meter-tall 3D-printed letters, spelling out the word LIGHT. Behind the light print, though, lies a very heavy file and some clever design work.

Five Software Packages Lead to One Majestic Jaguar

Materialise Slicing Technology Enables Toyota’s Lightweight Car Seat

adidas Futurecraft: The Ultimate 3D-Printed Personalized Shoe

Your feet are unique: your running shoes should be too. Materialise’s 3D Printing software and solutions are helping sporting goods giant adidas unveil the future of performance footwear with Futurecraft 3D: a unique 3D-printed running shoe midsole, tailored to an individual’s foot.

Mimics® Innovation Suite Supports Paula Radcliffe’s Comeback

Reconstructing Maria’s Face and Future

Saving a Six-Year-Old Cancer Patient’s Knee

Removing Helena’s tumor was complicated because of the tumor’s proximity to her knee joint. A standard procedure with a 3cm margin would have likely have required an amputation. Here’s how Dr. Gwen Sys managed to save Helena’s knee joint, with the help of 3D Printing.

Change the Focus with Panasonic

Materialise and SEIKO’s Award-Winning Xchanger Collection

Bringing Mass Customization to Eyewear, with Aoyama Optical France

In search of a new eyewear collection that would speak to a contemporary, tech-driven and highly individualistic market, eyewear brand giant Aoyama Optical France turned to Additive Manufacturing — and Materialise. Meet the new We DDD collection of premium consumer-grade eyewear.

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About Materialise

Materialise is a leader in Additive Manufacturing (also known as 3D Printing) and our aim is to create a better and healthier world.

Visit our headquarters in Leuven, Belgium, or one of our many offices worldwide, and you will feel the buzz of excitement in the air as our services and solutions touch people’s lives on a daily basis.

Share in this excitement by reading about who we are, what we are doing, and the standards we aim to meet.

Highlights of 2015

This is 2015 as we saw it at Materialise: a year of great technological advances, inspiring developments and exciting projects, rounding off our 25th anniversary. Thanks to a quarter-century of support and encouragement from the 3D printing community, we continue to work towards a better and healthier world through 3D Printing.

Take a look at our highlights of 2015, as we prepare to top our own successes in the new year.