Exploring Additive Manufacturing Opportunities: Optimizing Production with Hyundai Lifeboats

Kristel Van den Bergh
May 05, 2021

Adopting additive manufacturing is not a straightforward process — it’s a journey. We outline this journey in our model, which starts with the first phase: Explore. Discover how Hyundai Lifeboats explored the added value of 3D printing with Materialise Mindware to co-create a jig and fixture system for their boats.

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30 Years of Materialise: Top 5 Highlights from the Interview with Fried

Fried Vancraen, Kristof Sehmke
April 29, 2021

With incremental steps, 3D printing has revolutionized the way we manufacture products and has helped to save lives. This interview between Fried and Kristof Sehmke, our PR Manager, goes over the last 30 years of the company’s story with a look forward to the future. Read on to learn about five highlights from the interview!

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University Hospitals Leuven Consolidates 3D Expertise in a Centralized Point-of-Care Lab

Siobhan Mcgonigle
April 19, 2021

Point-of-Care 3D Printing wasn’t a new concept for University Hospitals Leuven, but with 3D visualization and printing expertise scattered across its clinical departments, the hospital decided to harness the knowledge and amplify its reach by establishing a centralized 3D printing lab. 

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PAL Robotics Makes a Case for a Perfect Synergy Between Robotics and 3D Printing

Iva Divic
April 01, 2021

PAL Robotics is a leading company that develops humanoid and service robots since 2004. Their most recent and most advanced project was a humanoid robot, ARI, created in close collaboration with Materialise and 3D printing technology.

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30 Years of Materialise: Automated Factories and Production are Driving Sustainable Practices

Nele Motmans
March 29, 2021

As we step into the future of 3D printing, we see more and more automated processes that lead to better print accuracy and improve sustainability with less waste in the industry. Follow along as we take a look back at the most meaningful innovations over the company's 30 years.

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Why Do Customers Enjoy Working with Us? Because We Are “Honest, Helpful, and Human”

Madeleine Fiello
March 26, 2021

The results of our latest customer survey are in, and we’re thrilled to hear that 97.5% of our customers find us ‘easy to do business with’. But what does that mean exactly? To find out, we caught up with Inside Sales Officer Cheryl Blackburn, who is often a customer’s first experience with Materialise.

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6 Trends in Point-of-Care 3D Printing in 2021

COVID-19 challenged the healthcare industry like never before. But it also revealed the huge potential of innovative technologies like 3D printing. Here we look at the most important trends to look out for in 2021 in Point-of-Care 3D Printing as the healthcare industry moves towards the next normal.

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2020: What a Difference a Year Makes

Siobhan Mcgonigle
March 09, 2021

2020 was a year that upended how and where we work, travel, shop, and socialize. A year that reframed priorities, changed habits, and challenged us all to adapt and find solutions. Find out what 2020 looked like for Materialise.  

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Personalized Guides for Partial Knee Replacement: A Conversation with Zimmer Biomet

Nele Daemen
March 04, 2021

With the launch of Zimmer Biomet’s personalized knee guides for the Persona® Partial Knee implant, we spoke with our longtime partner about the past and the future of personalized surgical solutions in orthopaedics.

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7 Ways 3D Planning Can Support Your LAAO Procedure

Michael Forbes
February 25, 2021

Mimics Enlight recently released the new LAAO planner, joining the TMVR workflow. The two workflows assist in creating clear pre-procedural plans by using 3D planning. Read on to find out what the LAAO planner can do for you.

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