Materialise joins the IAM 3D HUB

Materialise joins the IAM 3D HUB

Materialise joins the IAM 3D HUB

We are so happy to announce that Materialise, a company that positions itself as the backbone of the 3D printing sector thanks to its 3D printing software and services, has joined the International Additive Manufacturing Hub, the IAM 3D HUB, as a partner.

Thanks to this, the IAM 3D HUB expands the list of equipment throughout the 3D printing value chain with the latest software tools to manage and control the entire digital manufacturing workflow.  Furthermore, all the technical staff of the IAM 3D HUB will have access to the software platform so that they can acquire expert knowledge and offer the best service to their customers.

Materialise joins this initiative next to HP, Leitat Technological Center, Renishaw, BASF Forward AM and Abrast by Coniex as technological partners, as well as the 3D Incubator, the first 3D printing incubator in Europe; Fira de Barcelona, and its main trade show devoted to 3D printing, INDUSTRY ‘From Needs to Solutions’, as strategical partners. The Hub also receives the support of ACCIÓ, the Catalan Government’s agency for enterprise competitiveness. 

Source: Materialise


Materialise was founded in 1990 with the goal of enabling new uses for the extraordinary potential that 3D printing offered. Since then, the company has created a platform of software tools that manage and control the 3D printing process more efficiently, allowing users to meet the highest standards of the most demanding industries.

Its open and flexible platforms enable players from industries such as healthcare, automotive, aerospace, art and design, and consumer goods to create innovative 3D printing applications that make the world a better and healthier place.

Headquartered in Belgium with branches around the world, Materialise has combined the largest group of software developers in the industry with one of the largest 3D printing facilities in the world.

Ultimately, it seeks to engage its customers to transition to a digital manufacturing process and to launch innovations that have the potential to change their industries forever.

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IAM 3D HUB is a digital innovation hub devoted to additive manufacturing and 3D printing. The hub aims to accelerate the adoption and development of additive manufacturing and 3D printing technologies in the European Union manufacturing sectors as an alternative way to design, develop and manufacture new competitive products and services that strengthens their competitiveness.

IAM 3D HUB provides companies a “One-Stop” Shop to assess, guide and address all their needs in AM. It also contributes to a new era of production from code to material without tools as a fast, safe and efficient manufacturing system.

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