Additive Manufacturing (AM) is fast evolving and applications are multiplying, which can make it difficult for businesses to stay up to date with latest developments of the technology. Materialise, a leading provider of 3D printing software and services in the industrial and medical markets, is committed to pushing the adoption of the technology further and is set to hold its first 3DP AdviceHub at the TCT Show in Birmingham in September (26th-28th).
Structo’s proprietary Mask Stereolithography (MSLA) 3D printers are tailored for dental applications and have been widely accepted by the dental industry with an install base in four continents worldwide. The strategic collaboration with Materialise aims to develop custom software solutions that streamline the entire 3D printing process to facilitate the widespread adoption of digital dentistry. This long-term collaboration has already seen the launch of the Structo Build Processor in 2015 and Structo’s PrintWorks software last year.
PLYMOUTH, Michigan – Sept. 7, 2017 – Materialise has expanded its 3D printed orthopaedic solutions to include osteotomy guides for adults in the United States with metacarpal/phalange and clavicle bone deformities. These guides, developed in collaboration with surgical teams, are designed specifically for each individual patient to help orthopaedic surgeons understand and execute even the most complex cases with confidence.
Leuven, Belgium – September 11, 2017. Materialise NV (Nasdaq: MTLS) announced today that U.S. patients can now benefit from their patient-specific implants, 3D-printed in titanium for maxillofacial surgery. As the first 3D-printed titanium maxillofacial implants to receive clearance for the U.S. market, the decision marks a further extension to Materialise’s longstanding collaboration with DePuy Synthes, who will distribute the device in the U.S.
Materialise has partnered with winter sports gear and tailored footwear specialist Tailored Fits, to launch the world’s first end-to-end digital supply chain for custom-fit ski boots. The supply chain is supported by a customization platform for wearables, co-developed by Materialise and Tailored Fits, which includes a customer interface, design automation and process automation. Materialise also provides the entire production capacity for the certified additive manufacturing of the customized ski boots.