Materialise has expanded its presence in the Middle East region with a collaboration agreement with Dubai-based affordable 3D printing service provider, 3DVinci. The deal, which was officially announced during the GITEX technology expo in Dubai yesterday, will strengthen the Belgian additive manufacturing specialist’s i.materialise 3D printing platform across the region.
The i.materialise online 3D Printing platform offers a range of solutions and services to help those realising the potential of the technology. The partnership further develops the growth of the already successful 3D printing platform with 3DVinci Creations using their Additive Manufacturing Centres in Dubai, UAE and Beirut, Lebanon to bring production closer to users in the region, including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain. The service is now officially available.
“i.materialise is a 3D Printing platform that caters to anyone who wants to materialise their creative ideas. With this franchise agreement, we aim to provide access to an even greater number of people who want to realise their dreams through 3D Printing,” explained Miranda Bastijns, Head of i.materialise. “This collaboration with 3DVinci Creations is an opportunity to localise quality 3D Printing and the benefits it enables in parts of the Middle East. With the potential of 3D Printing to change the ways we design, make and distribute products, it can truly contribute to creating a better and healthier world.”
Edouard Baaklini, CEO of 3DVinci Creations.
Edouard Baaklini, CEO of 3DVinci Creations, commented: “At 3DVinci Creations, we strive to find the right 3D Printing solution for our customers, helping them turn their concepts and designs into physical objects. We started out as Materialise customers, using their Magics software. Now, by offering the i.materialise 3D Printing Platform at our new and expanded Additive Manufacturing Centres in Dubai and Beirut, our customers may have a broader range of manufacturing choices. Their creations can be entrusted to two companies that are dedicated to using 3D Printing technology to find creative solutions for their product. Moreover, we are pleased to expand our 3D Printing services in a stable region ready for growth in this innovative sector.”