3DP Experimentation: Quick Development of a Lighter, More Accurate Automotive Inspection Jig

Kristel Van den Bergh
July 30, 2021

Adopting additive manufacturing into your organization is a journey, and the second step is Experiment. This blog describes the process our Mindware advisors took while guiding Hyundai Motor Company through this step to develop a high-performing, lightweight inspection jig for line workers.

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“Long-term vision and adaptability”: Belgian Mobility Policy Chief Visits Materialise

Radhika Dhuru
June 29, 2021

Emmanuelle Vandamme, Belgium’s Mobility Policy Chief, visited Materialise to get a behind-the-scenes look at our certified additive manufacturing facilities. Read this interview to learn about Ms. Vandamme’s main mission and her views on innovation in the mobility sector.

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Unleashing the Potential of AM for Low-Criticality Aircraft Parts

Siobhan McGonigle
June 15, 2021

No longer seen as merely a tool for rapid prototyping, 3D printing has emerged as a future-proof way to produce smarter, cheaper, and more performant end-use parts. Discover how aircraft manufacturers, MROs, and aviation authorities alike are realizing the potential of AM for low-criticality plastic components.

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How to Accelerate Your Journey to Scaling Additive Manufacturing

80% of manufacturers already use AM to prototype, but how can your business scale to make it a core part of your manufacturing processes? Find out how we’ve helped businesses to adopt AM on a larger scale cost effectively and efficiently.

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Expleo Makes Flight-Ready Spare Parts Smarter With AM

Siobhan McGonigle
May 31, 2021

If a part breaks, is replacing it with a like-for-like part always the best idea? What if you could rethink the design and bring real value with an improved version? Discover how Materialise helped Expleo develop a 3D-printed repair kit that takes spare parts to the next level.

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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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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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Manufacturing Megatrends: Why the ‘New Normal’ Might Look Quite Familiar

Bart Van der Schueren
January 05, 2021

Bart Van der Schueren, Chief Technology Officer at Materialise and Materialise Mindware representative, discusses megatrends in manufacturing and how these values can guide companies navigating the industry during a pandemic. Discover how these three focuses can keep your business on track. 

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30 Years of Innovation: Dependable SLS Enables Sustainability in AM

Madeleine Fiello
December 01, 2020

SLS has proven to be a dependable technology that can add great value to almost any application. As our focus at Materialise turns to empowering sustainable choices in AM, we’re using this reliable technology to introduce a new material that enables sustainably manufactured prototypes: Bluesint PA12.

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A New Legacy for AM: Empowering the Choice for Sustainability

Fried Vancraen
November 30, 2020

The past three decades have seen additive manufacturing mature into an innovation technology. Then, with the COVID-19 global health crisis, the benefits of the technology - making urgently needed products faster and locally - became meaningful in a new way. Now, as we enter the fourth decade of 3D printing, let us look at how innovation can empower sustainability and rethink not just what it allows us to make, but what it makes possible.

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