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Materialise incorporates more than three decades of 3D printing experience into a range of software solutions and 3D printing services. Materialise combines the industry's largest group of software developers with one of the largest 3D printing facilities in the world.

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Materialise June 9, 2023
Best Practice

Man and Machine in Perfect Harmony: HANK Exoskeleton and AM Improve Patient Outcomes During Gait Rehabilitation

Rehab is often a grueling process with a few bumps along the way. HANK, a lower-limb exoskeleton by GOGOA that uses 3D-printed parts, is a complementary solution that provides a constant gait pattern for patients — dramatically speeding up rehabilitation times and improving patient outcomes.

AM Expo 2023

Materialise August 5, 2021

3D Printing Lightweight Metal Parts at Scale for Pinarello

To create Pinarello’s new racing bike, Dogma F, they needed the help of innovative partners and the latest technologies. Materialise’s complete metal 3D printing services and tailor-made workflows were a major enabling factor: almost cutting the weight of a crucial seat component in half.

AM Expo 2021

Materialise January 29, 2018

Digital Supply Chain for Custom-Fit Ski Boots

Materialise and Tailored Fits create the first completely digital supply chain for ski boots. The custom fit boots are produced based on 3D scans. The customization platform behind the solution is also paving the way for other customized 3D-printed consumer goods.

AM Expo 2020

Materialise January 29, 2018

3D Printing Becomes Essential Production Thinking

Philips’ lightbulb moment: 3D Printing becomes essential production thinking. Working together Materialise and Philips Lighting explored the benefits 3D Printing could offer for components in a production environment.

AM Expo 2020

Materialise May 22, 2017

Revolution in the eyewear industry: Yuniku

Yuniku, the world’s first 3D-tailored eyewear to introduce vision-centric design — and an open digital platform that allows any eyewear brand to do likewise.

AM Expo 2020

Standards, Products, Services

  • S ISO 13485:2003
  • S ISO 9001:2008
  • P FEM and simulation software
  • P Further software
  • S 3D Scanning
  • S Product development
  • S Engineering services
  • S Topology optimization
  • S Design of parts for additive manufacturing
  • S Production of parts and assemblies
  • S Prototyping
  • S Small series
  • S Consulting additive manufacturing
  • S Workshops
  • S Additive manufacturing plastics
  • S Additive manufacturing metals
  • S Further post-processing, surfaces
  • S Rapid prototyping

About us

With its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium, and branches worldwide, Materialise has been playing an active role in the field of Additive Manufacturing (AM) since 1990. In addition to having the largest single-site capacity of AM equipment in Europe, Materialise also enjoys a stellar reputation as a provider of innovative software solutions. They have used their experience and expertise to create a better and healthier world through their involvement in AM for industrial and medical applications, and by providing bio-medical and clinical solutions such as medical image processing and surgical simulations. Materialise has developed unique solutions that make a world of difference for its many customers with their prototyping, production, and medical needs. These customers range from large companies in the automotive, consumer electronics, and consumables sectors; to famous hospitals, research institutes, and clinicians; to individual consumers interested in bringing their own unique creations to life through i.materialise or who want to purchase a celebrated .MGX design.