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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…

3D Printing Improves X-Ray Diffraction Experiments

I was never very good at chemistry experiments in school, and now that I’ve just heard the word mechanochemistry for the first time, I’m starting to get nervous all over again,…

KU Leuven Researchers Use 3D Printing to Develop Hybrid CargoCopter Drones

The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, or University of Leuven (KU Leuven), is located in Leuven, Belgium; if this sounds familiar, it’s because Materialise is also located in the city of Leuven, about 16 miles outside…

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…

Tripodmaker Sends 3D Printed Beloved Belgian Comic Book Rocket to the Stratosphere to Celebrate New 3D Printer Launch

3D printed rockets seem to be all the rage now: aviation students from Inholland University perfected their 3D printed rockets with the help of an Ultimaker 2+, and CubeCab wants…

Thrinno Introduces Biggest Worldwide Sourcing Platform for Metal 3D Printing Market

Last month, Belgium-based software solutions provider Thrinno launched its design analysis software, Thrinno Fast Quote, targeted at metal additive manufacturing service providers. The software helps these print shops with quick, professional price…

Materialise World Summit 2017 Kicks Off with 3D Printing Keynotes Exploring What’s Possible

After much anticipation, the day is here: Materialise World Summit 2017 is kicking off at Brussels’ Square – Meeting Center. Materialise has had two years to prepare for this week’s…

Inside Materialise Headquarters: 3D Printing Innovation & Anticipation on the Eve of MWS17

The Materialise World Summit begins tomorrow in Brussels, Belgium and anticipation for the event is high. With the promise of multinational experts sharing their views and findings on 3D printing,…

Smart Gastronomy Lab Spinoff 3D Prints Chocolate Easter Shapes and Beer Bottles

Easter is in just a few days, and this particular holiday brings with it one of my favorite candies: Brach’s jelly beans. I’m not one for Cadbury cream eggs at…

Materialise World Summit 2017: 3D Printing Experts Gather in Brussels to Talk Healthcare, Additive Manufacturing and the Future

3D printing conferences, while usually extremely busy, offer a unique opportunity to learn about what’s coming next in 3D printing technology, get first-hand demonstrations, test out the newest products, and network with…

Thrinno Tells Us About New Fast Quote Design Analysis Software Aimed at Metal Additive Manufacturing Service Providers

In terms of preparing project quotations, current 3D printing and additive manufacturing (AM) practices revolve around either expensive, time-consuming estimates, or quick and dirty ones. But Belgian software startup Thrinno,…

Online Diamond Jewelry Brand Baunat Pairs with Twikit to Use 3D Printing for Customized High-End Diamond Necklaces

Diamonds are forever…diamonds are a girl’s best friend…we’ve all heard the songs. When I was newly engaged, I would keep a running tally in my head of all the places my ring…

Belgian Chocolatier Callebaut Teams Up with byFlow to Develop 3D Chocolate Printer

Edible 3D printed creations are no longer just something you wish for after watching a few episodes of Star Trek. 3D printed popsicles are available, and let’s not forget about…

Leuven, Belgium: The HP Jet Fusion 3D Printer Soon to Arrive at the Materialise Factory

While Materialise is a company we follow often, as they offer us everything from software upgrades and new tools to news regarding their latest expansions, we can actually say again…

3D Printed Lenses: Luxexcel Teams Up with Automation & Robotics to Implement New Quality Control Product, Dual LensMapper

You might be quite surprised to find out how often the worlds of 3D printing and optics collide, bringing forth new innovations from an industry dedicated to lenses and light….

Vigo Universal 3D Prints a 20-Foot Replica of the Stargate Portal as Ancient Egypt & High Tech Merge

Stargate for many around the world was a riveting sci-fi franchise that carried us through three movies before petering out a few years ago. It also translated into TV, games, and comics…

Materialise 3D Prints Majestic Ring for Tomorrowland Music Festival Video

Ever since the first edition took place in 2005, Belgian summer has been overtaken by Tomorrowland, the explosive and immensely popular electronic music festival held in a wooded area just…

Materialise Opens 3D Printing Center of Excellence in Malaysia, Working with Local Researchers

Malaysia is a country that can list many positives. Situated in Southeast Asia, and sharing borders with Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, and Indonesa, this is a country known for its diversity,…

3D Printed Hibbot Aids Children with Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy is the most common movement disorder in children. It can be caused in a number of different ways and has a variety of manifestations. The core of the…

i.materialise Unveils Their Latest Metal-Based 3D Printing Material: Aluminum

When they’re not busy 3D printing components for lawnmowers or teaching their consumers how to optimize their jewelry design, the Belgium-based 3D printing service bureau i.materialise is usually enhancing and…

RapidTech 2016 News: Materialise to Create Build Processor for 3D Printed Optics Specialist Luxexcel

Both  Luxexcel and Materialise are dynamic companies within the 3D printing industry, both constantly working on positive collaborations with numerous other well-known entities from Optis to Microsoft, just to name…

Flocks of Visitors are Greeted by Flocks of 3D Printed Birds at Zwin Nature Reserve

The Zwin Nature Reserve bills (no pun intended) itself as an “international bird airport.” Located in the West Flanders region of Belgium, the reserve is a favorite stopping point for…

i.materialise Continues to Shine with New Chrome-Plated Finish for Brass Material

With an extensive lineup of 20 different materials and over 100 possible color and finish combinations, Belgium-based 3D printing company i.materialise has situated itself as one of the premier 3D…

Q1 2016 Financial Results Just Released for Materialise

Overall, when it comes to discussing projections for the 3D printing industry, we hear that the dollar signs should be plentiful indeed as we ring in many more new years,…