UCT is a global contract manufacturing provider of high quality, broad manufacturing capabilities. The agreement signed in the presence of Her Royal Highness, Princess Astrid, Representative of His Majesty, the King of Belgium, is set to expand Materialise’s 3D printing expertise into the traditional outsource manufacturing sector for the region.
Wim Michiels, Executive Vice President, Materialise commented: “Additive Manufacturing has the potential to revolutionize how things are designed, made and distributed, and can truly contribute to the realization of a better and healthier world. I see this collaboration with UCT as a great opportunity to bring quality 3D printing, and the benefits it enables, closer to home in South East Asia.”
i.materialise is a key 3D printing service platform and recent links with high profile 3D design software like Adobe Photoshop CC ensure the service continues to stay ahead of the game in connecting 3D printing with as many channels as possible. The partnership with UCT will do just that for the South East Asia market by using UCT’s Additive Manufacturing Centre in Singapore, the largest additive manufacturing facility in the region, to make 3D printing manufacturing a more accessible option to a wider range of users.
“We believe offering the i.materialise 3D Printing Platform through our new and expanded Additive Manufacturing Center in Singapore will offer our customers manufacturing choices previously unavailable to them.” Explained Lavi Lev, Senior Vice President, UCT Asia. “Our customers can confidently entrust their product to two companies who offer over 50 years of combined excellence and innovation. Furthermore, we are grateful to do this in a region that offers a stable business environment, a rich pool of talent and a government that enthusiastically supports advanced manufacturing technologies.”