South Korea’s Industrial Powerhouse Partners with Materialise to Drive Business Growth through Additive Manufacturing

May 28, 2018

Leuven, Belgium – May 28, 2018. Ulsan Metropolitan City, South Korea’s industrial center, has announced a collaboration with Materialise to drive business growth for the local manufacturing industry by leveraging the transformational power of additive manufacturing. As part of this agreement, Materialise will engage in co-creation campaigns with local manufacturing companies to identify opportunities to optimize the manufacturing process.

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Materialise and HP to Advance the Design and Creation of Customized 3D-Printed Footwear

May 23, 2018

Leuven, Belgium – May 23, 2018. Materialise, through a partnership with RSPrint, has entered into an agreement with HP to scale an end-to-end 3D solution to design and manufacture fully customized 3D-printed insoles.  FitStation powered by HP will integrate Materialise software for 3D design automation, print preparation and production management. This alliance offers footwear brands the opportunity to express their unique brand proposition by allowing them to produce truly individualized products on-demand.

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Materialise Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

May 04, 2018

Highlights – First Quarter 2018

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Carbon Fiber & Additive Manufacturing Make Automotive Fixtures Up to 90% Lighter

April 17, 2018

Leuven, Belgium – 17 April, 2018. RapidFit, a tool manufacturer and subsidiary of the 3D printing specialist Materialise, is launching a new innovation in its tried-and-tested modular system for automotive tooling. The innovative combination of carbon fiber beams and individual 3D-printed elements makes it possible to produce jigs and inspection fixtures that are up to 90 percent lighter than conventionally produced tools. The decreased weight makes it possible for a single person to operate and move the fixtures without using heavy equipment.

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Airbus Bridges the Gap with 3D Printing

April 09, 2018

Leuven, Belgium – April 9, 2018. Materialise is now producing the first 3D-printed parts to be placed in the cabins of Airbus’s commercial aircraft, where they will be visible to passengers: spacer panels located alongside the overhead storage compartments. The panels are Airbus’ first cabin parts with full bionic design certification, a successful result of Airbus’ ongoing efforts to optimize part weight. Compared with the original design, intended for conventional production methods, the 3D-printed panels are 15% lighter.

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