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Materialise incorporates three decades of 3D printing experience into a range of software solutions and 3D printing services, which together form the backbone of the 3D printing industry. Materialise’s open and flexible solutions have enabled players in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, automotive, aerospace, art and design, and consumer goods, to build innovative 3D printing applications that aim to make the world a better and healthier place.

Headquartered in Belgium, with branches worldwide, Materialise combines the largest group of software developers in the industry with one of the most complete 3D printing facilities in the world.

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Iris Van Herpen’s First Solo Exhibition Materialises in the Groninger Museum

May 21, 2012

To say that Iris van Herpen is a rising star in the world of fashion would be an understatement. Since starting her own label in 2007, Iris has picked up a string of awards, has been elected as guest-member by Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture, has seen her clothing worn by trend-setting celebrities such as Björk and Lady Gaga, and has had her 3D printed dresses named as one of the 50 Best Inventions of 2011 by TIME Magazine. Now she is able to add a solo exhibition and a book to her list of achievements and, for most of her collections, she has taken Materialise along for the ride.

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The Largest FDM Manufacturing Plant in Europe grows with 50%

May 21, 2012

Materialise is excited to announce the addition of nine Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) machines to our production line-up, bringing our total capacity to 31 machines. With the addition of two MC900, three MC400, and four MC250 machines, we respond on the growing demand for manufacturing components with demanding material requirements. In addition, the MC900 machines, with a build envelope of 914 x 610 x 914 mm (36 x 24 x 36 inches), are the largest FDM machines on the market, enabling the creation of high quality ABS, PC or PC/ABS parts that are bigger than ever.

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Release of the second edition of the SurgiCase iPad app.

May 21, 2012

Materialise is pleased to announce the second edition of our SurgiCase Connect iPad app.

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Representing Innovation at Floriade 2012: 3D Printed “Planet in Perspective”

May 21, 2012

One of the most exciting art projects happening in the Dutch province of Limburg today can be found on the 16th floor of the newly completed Innovatoren in Venlo. As part of Floriade 2012: the World Horticultural Expo, Ptah art advisors, Daan de Haan Design and Akarton came together under the name of Combined Innovative Art (CIA) and their aim was to combine Sustainability, Innovation, and Alienation through the three unique works of art on display in the Innovatoren.

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Materialise Launches a New Additive Manufacturing Automation and Control System

April 13, 2012

Materialise, world leader in software for additive manufacturing (AM), has made another important advancement in the AM industry. As AM is finding its rightful place in the manufacturing world, additional tools are required to drive efficiency throughout the process.

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