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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Automated Factories and Production are Driving Sustainability in AM

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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Working with Our Customers in an Honest, Helpful, Human Way

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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Introducing 3D scan images import option

Iva Divic
March 24, 2021

This spring, in the upcoming footscan9 software update, we are including the option of importing your own STL and OBJ files into the database. 

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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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30 Years of Materialise: The Road Towards Mass Personalization

Nele Motmans
February 09, 2021

In the wide world of medical imaging, we have evolved from X-rays to the 3D-printed models of today. As of this historic era, clinicians can visualize their patients’ entire anatomy using 3D planning. 3D planning is one of the tools to further personalize healthcare — and drive more predictable outcomes from the operating room. 

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Materialise Celebrates 30 Years with a Gift of Sustainability

Nele Motmans
February 02, 2021

People are the cornerstone of Materialise. To show this commitment, Materialise donated a banana plant in each of their employees’ names to the Bananas for Every Woman project. It’s an initiative started in Benin that aims to improve nutrition in the region and provide women with financial autonomy.

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