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Materialise's 3D Printed Titanium Maxillofacial Implants Approved for US Market

Materialise's 3D Printed Titanium Maxillofacial Implants Approved for US Market

Any surgery is scary, and any patient undergoing a surgical procedure wants it to be successful, but there is a bit extra at stake for patients undergoing maxillofacial surgeries. The face is the one area where we desperately don’t want any scarring or deformity; our faces are what we present to the world and any […]

Any surgery is scary, and any patient undergoing a surgical procedure wants it to be successful, but there is a bit extra at stake for patients undergoing maxillofacial surgeries. The face is the one area where we desperately don’t want any scarring or...
Materialise Expands 3D Printing Technology for Orthopedic Solutions

Materialise Expands 3D Printing Technology for Orthopedic Solutions

Innovations from Materialise do far more than just inspire. Put into action, they transform patients’ lives—as well as the jobs of surgeons who are responsible for making it all happen, ultimately. The world has been watching their progress via 3D printing over the last few years, with countless announcements regarding enhancements, partnerships, and refinements to […]

Innovations from Materialise do far more than just inspire. Put into action, they transform patients’ lives—as well as the jobs of surgeons who are responsible for making it all happen, ultimately. The world has been watching their progress via 3D printing over...
3D Printing News Briefs: September 1, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: September 1, 2017

For this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be discussing a little business news, then moving to materials, and finishing with something fun to get your weekend started. Additive Manufacturing Technologies has announced a partnership with Midwest Prototyping, while the Dubai RTA is working with Siemens to produce 3D printed metro parts. […]

For this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be discussing a little business news, then moving to materials, and finishing with something fun to get your weekend started. Additive Manufacturing Technologies has announced a partnership...
Materialise Hits the Slopes with Tailored Fits AG to Launch Digital Supply Chain for Custom, 3D Printed Ski Boots

Materialise Hits the Slopes with Tailored Fits AG to Launch Digital Supply Chain for Custom, 3D Printed Ski Boots

Every day it seems like we’re hearing about another 3D printed innovation in the world of footwear, from big name brands like Adidas and Nike to the 3D printed shoes that Feetz manufactures and the custom insoles by Wiivv, which were tested in real-world conditions by 3DPrint.com’s editor-in-chief Sarah Goehrke as she walked around the Materialise World Summit […]

Every day it seems like we’re hearing about another 3D printed innovation in the world of footwear, from big name brands like Adidas and Nike to the 3D printed shoes that Feetz manufactures and the custom insoles by Wiivv, which were tested in real-world...
3D Printed Drones Fly into the Future

3D Printed Drones Fly into the Future

Over the past several years, drone usage dramatically increased. In 2016, global unit sales grew 60% to 2.2 million and revenue increased 36% to $4.5 billion. In the United States alone, American consumers bought 2.4 million hobbyist drones compared to 1.1 million in 2015. This year, revenue is expected to increase $6 billion while units […]

Over the past several years, drone usage dramatically increased. In 2016, global unit sales grew 60% to 2.2 million and revenue increased 36% to $4.5 billion. In the United States alone, American consumers bought 2.4 million hobbyist drones compared to 1.1 million in...
3D Printing and Casting Preserve the Memory of a Tree in Bronze

3D Printing and Casting Preserve the Memory of a Tree in Bronze

In Oslo, Norway, people with dementia live and seek treatment at Ullertunet, a nursing home that specializes in dementia care. The recently renovated facility is now the most energy efficient and environmentally friendly nursing home in the country, and in front of it stands a strange and beautiful work of art: half of a bronze […]

In Oslo, Norway, people with dementia live and seek treatment at Ullertunet, a nursing home that specializes in dementia care. The recently renovated facility is now the most energy efficient and environmentally friendly nursing home in the country, and in front of it...
Family of the Future: Unprecedented Collaboration Brings 29 Partners Together to Advance Additive Manufacturing

Family of the Future: Unprecedented Collaboration Brings 29 Partners Together to Advance Additive Manufacturing

No single company will propel 3D printing technology to its full potential; the industry around additive manufacturing will have to come together for a realizable future. The necessity of collaboration is increasingly coming into focus, and Belgium is among the countries specifically heralding co-creation in additive manufacturing. The biggest theme underscoring this spring’s Materialise World […]

No single company will propel 3D printing technology to its full potential; the industry around additive manufacturing will have to come together for a realizable future. The necessity of collaboration is increasingly coming into focus, and Belgium is among the...
Sculptural 3D Printed Glasses Produced by Safilo, Materialise and Francis Bitonti

Sculptural 3D Printed Glasses Produced by Safilo, Materialise and Francis Bitonti

Many people have to get glasses at an early age, even in young childhood. For a child, having to get glasses can be traumatic – the fear of being labeled a nerd or four-eyes is a big one. What can help, though, is having cool frames. That doesn’t go away with childhood, either; many adults […]

Many people have to get glasses at an early age, even in young childhood. For a child, having to get glasses can be traumatic – the fear of being labeled a nerd or four-eyes is a big one. What can help, though, is having cool frames. That doesn’t go away...
Adopting Additive Manufacturing: Skills Shortage in 3D Printing Leaves Many Wondering How to Educate, Upskill, Fill Jobs

Adopting Additive Manufacturing: Skills Shortage in 3D Printing Leaves Many Wondering How to Educate, Upskill, Fill Jobs

Driving a successful industry is a successful workforce; that workforce, though, has to come from somewhere. In terms of additive manufacturing, lately we’ve been seeing an increasing call toward the importance of education, skills, and training as the industry advances beyond its infancy. This call was loud and clear last week in Nottingham, as the […]

Driving a successful industry is a successful workforce; that workforce, though, has to come from somewhere. In terms of additive manufacturing, lately we’ve been seeing an increasing call toward the importance of education, skills, and training as the industry...
Industrial Realities of Additive Manufacturing: 3D Printing without the Hype

Industrial Realities of Additive Manufacturing: 3D Printing without the Hype

This week in Nottingham, great minds in additive manufacturing are converging at the International Conference on Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing. The event, now in its twelfth year, is always highly anticipated as the speaker lineup promises a look into the depths of the 3D printing business — without the hype. Among the well-regarded lineup […]

This week in Nottingham, great minds in additive manufacturing are converging at the International Conference on Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing. The event, now in its twelfth year, is always highly anticipated as the speaker lineup promises a look into the...
UK Surgeon Uses Materialise OrthoView Software for Pre-Planning Surgical Success in 39 Hip Procedures

UK Surgeon Uses Materialise OrthoView Software for Pre-Planning Surgical Success in 39 Hip Procedures

The work of Dr. Grant Shaw in Portsmouth, UK serves as a prime example of the importance 3D technology plays in medicine—with Materialise OrthoView software operating front and center. Dr. Shaw has now completed 39 hip surgeries since August of 2016, to include 35 elective hip arthroplasties and 4 acute, total hip replacements. All surgeries […]

The work of Dr. Grant Shaw in Portsmouth, UK serves as a prime example of the importance 3D technology plays in medicine—with Materialise OrthoView software operating front and center. Dr. Shaw has now completed 39 hip surgeries since August of 2016, to include 35...
DfAM at Materialise

DfAM at Materialise

What does a major German car manufacturer, surgeon from Brazil, producer of food-making equipment, and large toy maker have in common? All are interested in methods of design for additive manufacturing (DfAM). Twenty-five people from five continents came together last week to explore, discuss, and learn how to design products for AM. Also represented were […]

What does a major German car manufacturer, surgeon from Brazil, producer of food-making equipment, and large toy maker have in common? All are interested in methods of design for additive manufacturing (DfAM). Twenty-five people from five continents came together last...
Around the World in 3D Printing: First Half 2017

Around the World in 3D Printing: First Half 2017

As the 3D printing industry heats up, so do the jet and car engines as we continue to travel around the US and the world to check in on the latest developments directly. 2016 kept us busy, from trade shows to site visits, from Barcelona to San Diego, as we went around the world in […]

As the 3D printing industry heats up, so do the jet and car engines as we continue to travel around the US and the world to check in on the latest developments directly. 2016 kept us busy, from trade shows to site visits, from Barcelona to San Diego, as we went around...
Check Out This 3D Printed Car from KLIO, Designed with Materialise Software

Check Out This 3D Printed Car from KLIO, Designed with Materialise Software

KLIO Design showed off their modern—and very small—cars at the Seoul Smart Mobility International Conference and Exhibition in 2016, no doubt wowing visitors with what will likely be an attractive choice of vehicle for the drivers of the future. The Open Mobility Structure Concept is an aptly-named vehicle, made with 3D printed parts. It offers […]

KLIO Design showed off their modern—and very small—cars at the Seoul Smart Mobility International Conference and Exhibition in 2016, no doubt wowing visitors with what will likely be an attractive choice of vehicle for the drivers of the future. The Open Mobility...
InMotion Electric Race Car Hits the Track for a Record-Breaking Run with Materialise and 3D Printed Titanium Y-Joints

InMotion Electric Race Car Hits the Track for a Record-Breaking Run with Materialise and 3D Printed Titanium Y-Joints

One area that we’ve witnessed really speeding up its use of 3D printing technology is on the racetrack, with big names like Nissan Motorsports, BMW, and McLaren Racing all racing to find customized, 3D printed solutions. Last summer, Materialise helped a student team from Hochscule Emden/Leer design and 3D print the frame for its screwdriver-powered car, and […]

One area that we’ve witnessed really speeding up its use of 3D printing technology is on the racetrack, with big names like Nissan Motorsports, BMW, and McLaren Racing all racing to find customized, 3D printed solutions. Last summer, Materialise helped a student...
5 of the Latest 3D Printing Developments in Healthcare/Medical Devices

5 of the Latest 3D Printing Developments in Healthcare/Medical Devices

The use of 3D printing in the healthcare space – especially medical devices – is rapidly accelerating. In fact, a report by Market Data Forecast, “Global Medical Device 3D Printing Market,” says that the global medical device 3D printing market was worth $826 million in 2015 and is on track to reach $2368 million in […]

The use of 3D printing in the healthcare space – especially medical devices – is rapidly accelerating. In fact, a report by Market Data Forecast, “Global Medical Device 3D Printing Market,” says that the global medical device 3D printing market was worth...
Materialise: Little Hearts of China Project Benefits from 3D Printing, Saving Children’s Lives

Materialise: Little Hearts of China Project Benefits from 3D Printing, Saving Children’s Lives

We have fascinating jobs as writers here at 3DPrint.com, learning so much about how 3D printing is changing the world—from manufacturing to making space rovers for Mars. And there’s certainly a whole lot more in between, to include huge strides in the area of medicine. Nothing is more moving and fulfilling though than learning and […]

We have fascinating jobs as writers here at 3DPrint.com, learning so much about how 3D printing is changing the world—from manufacturing to making space rovers for Mars. And there’s certainly a whole lot more in between, to include huge strides in the area of...
Materialise's 3D Printing and Imaging Technology Helps Medical Professionals in Clinical Trials

Materialise's 3D Printing and Imaging Technology Helps Medical Professionals in Clinical Trials

When it comes to medical products, whether it’s a drug or a device, almost nothing gets to market without being tested extensively in clinical trials first. It’s a long, often expensive process to bring a new medical product to the public, but several medical professionals in the United States have found that process to be […]

When it comes to medical products, whether it’s a drug or a device, almost nothing gets to market without being tested extensively in clinical trials first. It’s a long, often expensive process to bring a new medical product to the public, but several...
Materialise Uses Advanced Visualization and 3D Printed Surgical Guides in Successful Reconstructive Jaw Surgery

Materialise Uses Advanced Visualization and 3D Printed Surgical Guides in Successful Reconstructive Jaw Surgery

Imagine you’re at the dentist’s office, having a routine cleaning and checkup, and the dental hygienist finds a tumor in your mouth. It sounds like a bad dream, but it was reality for Tommy Innes, a Newcastle United football fan and an electrician for the Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) in Newcastle, with the UK’s National […]

Imagine you’re at the dentist’s office, having a routine cleaning and checkup, and the dental hygienist finds a tumor in your mouth. It sounds like a bad dream, but it was reality for Tommy Innes, a Newcastle United football fan and an electrician for the...
3D Printing News Briefs: June 10, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: June 10, 2017

We’re running the gamut for news stories today in 3D Printing News Briefs, bringing you news about 3D printing education and business, important partnerships, 3D printers, and 3D printing materials. Materialise is hosting a 3D Printing in Medicine course next week, and the former CTO of Boeing joined the board of directors at 3D Systems. […]

We’re running the gamut for news stories today in 3D Printing News Briefs, bringing you news about 3D printing education and business, important partnerships, 3D printers, and 3D printing materials. Materialise is hosting a 3D Printing in Medicine course next...
Materialise Stays Focused on Collaboration, Building the Backbone for 3D Printing; Announces New Partnership

Materialise Stays Focused on Collaboration, Building the Backbone for 3D Printing; Announces New Partnership

It’s been a busy few months for Belgium-based Materialise — and for those of us working to follow their progress. The company hosted the biennial Materialise World Summit in Brussels last month, not far from its Leuven HQ, bringing together a true meeting of the minds for in-depth discussions on the additive manufacturing industry as the […]

It’s been a busy few months for Belgium-based Materialise — and for those of us working to follow their progress. The company hosted the biennial Materialise World Summit in Brussels last month, not far from its Leuven HQ, bringing together a true meeting...
RAPID + TCT Kicks Off: 3D Printing Community Gathers in Pittsburgh for a Week of Big Announcements

RAPID + TCT Kicks Off: 3D Printing Community Gathers in Pittsburgh for a Week of Big Announcements

The long-anticipated RAPID + TCT event has kicked off for 2017 in the Steel City, as Pittsburgh welcomes thousands of members of the 3D printing industry in North America’s largest additive manufacturing-focused tradeshow. Monday was already filled with some big announcements from some of the biggest companies in the industry, and these have been only […]

The long-anticipated RAPID + TCT event has kicked off for 2017 in the Steel City, as Pittsburgh welcomes thousands of members of the 3D printing industry in North America’s largest additive manufacturing-focused tradeshow. Monday was already filled with some big...
Materialise and 3D Systems Announce 3D Printing Workflow Partnership at RAPID + TCT

Materialise and 3D Systems Announce 3D Printing Workflow Partnership at RAPID + TCT

The doors have officially opened at the RAPID + TCT event in Pittsburgh, which runs through this Thursday, May 11. We’ve had announcements rolling in for months now about new 3D printers, software, post-processing equipment, and news on some of the fastest-growing applications and fields that use the technology, like the medical sector. We’ve also heard […]

The doors have officially opened at the RAPID + TCT event in Pittsburgh, which runs through this Thursday, May 11. We’ve had announcements rolling in for months now about new 3D printers, software, post-processing equipment, and news on some of the...
Materialise Announces Enhancements and Access to Metal 3D Printing in Updated Magics 3D Print Suite Software

Materialise Announces Enhancements and Access to Metal 3D Printing in Updated Magics 3D Print Suite Software

Belgium-based 3D printer manufacturer Materialise has nearly 30 years of 3D printing experience, with a wide range of 3D printing services and software solutions. The company first released its innovative Magics 3D Print Suite software in early 2016; the platform is the software backbone of its 3D printing solutions, and is meant to offer users a […]

Belgium-based 3D printer manufacturer Materialise has nearly 30 years of 3D printing experience, with a wide range of 3D printing services and software solutions. The company first released its innovative Magics 3D Print Suite software in early 2016; the platform is...
For the 3D Printing Industry to Grow, Focus on Collaboration & the Journey: MWS17

For the 3D Printing Industry to Grow, Focus on Collaboration & the Journey: MWS17

No man is an island — and neither is any industry. While leadership will naturally emerge, and some innovators rise to prominence ahead of others, the only way for actual growth to occur is through an exchange of ideas. Competition is healthy, but collaboration is necessary. As Materialise World Summit 2017 went on, certain themes became ever clearer […]

No man is an island — and neither is any industry. While leadership will naturally emerge, and some innovators rise to prominence ahead of others, the only way for actual growth to occur is through an exchange of ideas. Competition is healthy, but collaboration...

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