Leuven, Belgium – June 4, 2018. Materialise (NASDAQ: MTLS), a global leader in additive manufacturing (AM) software and services has partnered with HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global IT services company, to develop a platform that provides increased integration for hybrid manufacturing. With this collaboration, CAMWorksR software from HCL will be Powered by Materialise AM technology to facilitate the production of metal parts, combining the benefits of AM freedom of design with the speed and accuracy of CNC machining. The partnership also represents the first initiative to provide an integrated CAD/CAM solution for hybrid manufacturing in a SOLIDWORKSR environment. This new technology is expected to be available for release later this year.
Leuven, Belgium – May 28, 2018. Ulsan Metropolitan City, South Korea’s industrial center, has announced a collaboration with Materialise to drive business growth for the local manufacturing industry by leveraging the transformational power of additive manufacturing. As part of this agreement, Materialise will engage in co-creation campaigns with local manufacturing companies to identify opportunities to optimize the manufacturing process.
Leuven, Belgium – May 23, 2018. Materialise, through a partnership with RSPrint, has entered into an agreement with HP to scale an end-to-end 3D solution to design and manufacture fully customized 3D-printed insoles. FitStation powered by HP will integrate Materialise software for 3D design automation, print preparation and production management. This alliance offers footwear brands the opportunity to express their unique brand proposition by allowing them to produce truly individualized products on-demand.
Leuven, Belgium – 17 April, 2018. RapidFit, a tool manufacturer and subsidiary of the 3D printing specialist Materialise, is launching a new innovation in its tried-and-tested modular system for automotive tooling. The innovative combination of carbon fiber beams and individual 3D-printed elements makes it possible to produce jigs and inspection fixtures that are up to 90 percent lighter than conventionally produced tools. The decreased weight makes it possible for a single person to operate and move the fixtures without using heavy equipment.