5 Ways to Maintain AM Productivity during COVID-19 Pandemic

Madeleine Fiello
March 26, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s necessary for people all over the world to work from home or practice social distancing. But that doesn’t mean that working with AM has to be less productive. Here are our tips for using AM software to maintain productivity during this difficult time. 

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Slowing Coronavirus Spread with 3D-Printed Hands-Free Door Openers

Madeleine Fiello
March 19, 2020

Do less harm, use your arm! To avoid the further spread of germs like coronavirus, Materialise designed a hands-free 3D-printed door opener. We are making the design available to all for free as part of our mission to create a better and healthier world. Join us in our mission and make a change!  

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Materialise and HP Strengthen User Control over AM Processes

Madeleine Fiello
March 05, 2020

Materialise and HP met up at Formnext to discuss enhancing process communication, digital rights management, and the HP Digital Manufacturing Network. With the further enablement of user control over AM processes, Materialise and HP see productivity and security improving drastically. 

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The Dream Bus: Bringing 3D Printing to the Next Generation

Jana Obermueller
March 03, 2020

How do you provide learning opportunities to schoolchildren located in remote, rural areas? You build a classroom on wheels and hit the road. Find out how the Dream Bus has reached over 270 000 students as it tours the legendary Silk Road through Western China.

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Avular Customizes Drones via Materialise’s On-Demand Manufacturing, Empowered by HP Digital Manufacturing Network

Madeleine Fiello
February 21, 2020

Mobile robot company Avular opts for Materialise’s OnSite to order customized end-use parts as needed. Along with HP’s Multi Jet Fusion technology, Materialise provides Avular with the quality and flexibility that they require.

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The Future Is…a Smart Factory

Nele Motmans
February 13, 2020

30 years in the making, 3D printing is no longer just a prototyping technology. The development of smart production systems has caused a fundamental change in manufacturing, with systems that now allow for more flexible, automated operations and cost-effective manufacturing of end-use consumer products.

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People-Centric Initiatives Earn Materialise Top Employer Recognition

Madeleine Fiello
February 06, 2020

Thanks to the adoption of various people-centric initiatives, Materialise earned a Top Employer Belgium certification for 2020. As we continue to grow and reach our 30th anniversary, this recognition acknowledges the success found in the people practices and employee conditions implemented within the organization.

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When Going Lean Means Changing Lives, Personalization Is the Key to Better Care

Brigitte de Vet
January 30, 2020

The advantages offered by surgical planning tools and personalized guides and implants are applicable to a vast variety of surgical treatments. Some of these benefits have already been raised by the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) program in the UK.

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The Top 5 Takeaways from Our Masterclass in Metal 3D Printing

Madeleine Fiello
January 21, 2020

As a writer who recently joined Materialise with no prior experience in 3D printing, I was curious to join the Masterclass in Metal AM. I had heard talk of the specific processes that Metal AM called for, such as heat treatments and melt pools, and I was ready to learn more about what working with Metal 3D Printing is like. I joined a diverse group of participants from various backgrounds to discover firsthand how the Masterclass in Metal 3D Printing benefits attendees. 

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AR, VR, and 3D Printing Bridge the Gap between Radiology and Surgery at UCSF

Todd Pietila
January 15, 2020

3D technologies such as Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) and 3D printing provide doctors with more information than they can see with 3D images on 2D displays, making the tools valuable in surgical planning at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).

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