Materialise Grippers for Assembly Line Automation

The PEUGEOT FRACTAL Concept Car: 3D Printing Acoustic Interiors

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: 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.

20% Cost Reduction for Primo Toys with Additive Manufacturing

Materialise Slicing Technology Enables Toyota’s Lightweight Car Seat

All Hands on Deck for this Glorious Galleon

‘De Zeven Provinciën’ was a grand Dutch ship from the 17th century, around 45 m long, armed with 80 guns and a crew of 420 men. & designshop, a studio in the Netherlands, was assigned to 3D print a massive 1.5 m long replica, presenting the full glory and historical value of the galleon.

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, Aoyama Optical France turned to Additive Manufacturing — and Materialise. Meet the new We DDD collection of premium consumer-grade eyewear.

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.

Materialise and HP Collaborate

Materialise is collaborating with machine manufacturers to bridge the gap between 3D software and a wide range of 3D printers.The latest collaboration includes HP, which announced its new 3D printer. Materialise designs Build Processor software that is certified by HP, which enables a seamless integration between software and printer.

Materialise’s user-friendly Build Processor simplifies the 3D printing workflow, creating an improved user experience  that helps customers get the most out of their HP 3D printer.