Leading AM service provider Materialise has joined the IAM 3D HUB as a technological partner. The Belgian company, which also produces one of the most widely adopted software in the world of 3D printing, will make it available to the IAM 3D HUB in its mission to promote the adoption of additive manufacturing technologies in the European industry.
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 strengthen their competitiveness. The 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.
“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,” said Patricia Guerrero, IAM 3D HUB’s Communication Specialist. “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.”
At IAM 3D HUB, Materialise will join a group of global and Spanish AM industry leaders such as HP, LEITAT, Renishaw, BASF Forward AM and Abrast by Coniex. The IAM 3D Hub network also includes pioneers and innovators such as 3D Incubator, the first 3D printing incubator in Europe, and Fira de Barcelona, together with its INDUSTRY ‘From Needs to Solutions’ show as strategic partners. Finally, the organizations can benefit from the support of ACCIÓ, an agency of the Generalitat de Catalunya.