Materialise has today announced the acquisition of ACTech, a Germany-based leader in producing limited runs of highly complex cast metal parts. The transaction brings together the metal competencies of Materialise, a leading provider of additive manufacturing solutions and software, with those of ACTech into a comprehensive metal manufacturing offering.
Ørgreen introduces 12 new models using the most advanced 3D printing technology of its kind – in bespoke designer frames that fit any face, any lifestyle. Adding design as a key element to a cutting-edge platform called Yuniku, developed by Materialise and Hoya Vision Care Company.
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.