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Materialise Completes Design and Engineering Portfolio with Scanning and Measurement Service

Thursday, September 18, 2014
With 20+ years of experience in the 3D Printing Industry, Materialise has become a trusted partner for many companies and individuals looking to prototype and manufacture projects using a wide range of 3D Printing technologies. Continuing this tradition, Materialise is proud to announce that its design and engineering team - which is currently supported by 100+ Additive Manufacturing machines, specialists for every technology, and a battery of software developers - has now added a Scanning and Measurement Service. This new service allows them to now offer a complete solution for the design and realization of high-quality, 3D printed parts.

Materialise Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Materialise NV, a leading provider of additive manufacturing software and of sophisticated 3D printing services, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 8 million American Depositary Shares (ADSs) at a public offering price of $12 per ADS.

Materialise Czech Republic Celebrates 10 Years of their 3D Printing Factory for Vacuum Casting and ColorJet Printing

Friday, June 6, 2014
Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic – June 06, 2014. Materialise Czech Republic has reached its 10 year anniversary mark, serving Materialise’s clients with vacuum-casted and ColorJet-printed components since 2004.

Kipling Gives Away Materialise’s 3D Printed Bags

Friday, March 14, 2014
March 14th, 2014. Belgian bags and accessories brand Kipling has partnered with Materialise to co-create the “City Jungle Shopper” and will be giving away these 3D printed bags in a contest running from today until April 2nd, 2014. Based on the Monkey Madness collection, this bag showcases its monkey mascot role in the world’s first fully-flexible 3D Printing material TPU 92A-1.

Materialise Acquires Leading Polish Prototyping Center, e-Prototypy

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Materialise is proud to announce the acquisition of e-Prototypy, Poland’s leading provider of rapid prototypes and 3D Printing. e-Prototypy has been active in the Polish market since 2008 and has grown to become the market leader in this region. e-Prototypy offers a broad range of 3D printing solutions, with a specialization in the production of laser sintered components, and has invested in scanning and reverse engineering services in recent years.

3D Printing Shines at Cirque Du Soleil’s LIGHT Nightclub in Las Vegas with Anouk Wipprecht

Monday, January 6, 2014
January 6, 2014, Las Vegas. On New Year’s Eve, "The Light", the first-ever nightclub by the creative minds behind Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino), launched new designs by renowned Fashion-Tech Designer Anouk Wipprecht as a celebratory crowd rang in 2014.

Belgian 3D Printing Pioneers, Materialise, Honored with a Visionary! Award by the Museum of Art and Design in New York.

Thursday, November 21, 2013
Materialise is proud to announce that on the evening of November 20, Materialise and its Founder and CEO Wilfried Vancraen were among those honored with a MAD Visionaries! Award in New York City in recognition of Materialise’s commitment to technological innovation in 3D printing. Every year, the Gala honors leaders and innovators in the fields of art, design, philanthropy, and business, who through their work demonstrate foresight, imagination, and a commitment to supporting creativity in all its forms.

Materialise Introduces UltemTM 9085 Black, a New Heat-Resistant 3D Printing Material

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Leuven, Belgium – Materialise is proud to announce the official launch of a new heat-resistant material for 3D printing: UltemTM 9085 Black. With its advanced long-term heat and flame resistance, UltemTM 9085 Black provides a new option in durable Fused Deposition Modeling materials to industries such as automotive and aerospace manufacturing where parts need to withstand prolonged heat exposure.

“Smoke Dress” Hits the Volkswagen Catwalk in Frankfurt

Monday, October 14, 2013
Dutch fashion-tech designer Anouk Wipprecht, with the support of architect Niccolὸ Casas, has teamed up with Materialise in the creation of an innovative, interactive 3D printed “Smoke Dress” as part of a special eight-piece fashion collection for Volkswagen.

Iris van Herpen’s Wilderness Embodied Collection is Unveiled in Paris and Includes Her First Hybrid 3D Printed Dress

Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Leuven, Belgium – July 2, 2013. On Monday, Iris van Herpen unveiled her Wilderness Embodied Collection to great acclaim in the impressive entry hall of the Palais de la Découverte in Paris.