With its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium and branches all over the world, the Materialise Group is best known for its activities in the field of rapid industrial and medical prototyping. Apart from having the largest capacity of rapid prototyping equipment in Europe, Materialise enjoys a worldwide reputation as provider of innovative software solutions. As such, Materialise has acquired the position of market leader for 3D printing and Digital CAD software in addition to being a major player in medical and dental image processing and surgery simulation. Moreover, through its unique .MGX division for design products, Materialise is currently opening the market for customized Rapid Manufacturing.
Materialise Software offers a wide range of activities applicable in a variety of markets and industries. Materialise Industrial Software develops innovative software applications for enabling and optimising the advanced use of rapid prototyping (RP), tooling and manufacturing techniques including STL file handling and manipulation, preparation for rapid prototyping, tool design, 3D CAD communication, design optimisation and reverse engineering. Materialise Medical Software provides high quality solutions supporting clinicians in diagnosis and decision-making. Hospitals, research institutes and clinicians use its medical and dental products worldwide. Its SDS department develops customised, integrated software applications.
Materialise has significant experience in innovative software development and research for 3D imaging and planning software, such as Mimics, Surgicase CMF and Surgicase Orthopaedics. In CAD-Bone, Materialise will provide know-how and expertise regarding image processing and analysis.