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Canon Europe Enters a Strategic Partnership with Materialise to Offer 3D Printing Software Solutions

by • May 3, 2016 • No Comments

3dp_Materialise_logoGlobal imaging, camera and medical equipment manufacturer Canon Europe has revealed which they have entered into a new strategic partnership with 3D printing software and services company, Materialise. The deal allows for Canon to start contributeing their customers throughout Europe Materialise Magics, an high end 3D printing workflow management software platform. Materialise Magics was turn it intod to control each step of the 3D printing system, of turn it into to slicing to sending the job to the printing device. It has a intuitive user interface which is highly customizable depending on the needs of the customer.

Canon Europe represents the regional sales and marketing operations throughout 116 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, employing additional than 19,000 folks. They donate a wide selection of hardware and software options, which include cameras, high high end broadcast lenses, transportable X-ray machines, multi-function and production high end 2D printing devices and of course industrial and pro grade 3D printing devices. Canon expects the new Materialise Magics software contributeing to pair quite well with their existing consultancy and assist network, and contribute an introduced incentive to companies looking to explore adding 3D printing innovation to their businesses.

“The creative and commercial opportunities for 3D Printing are vast and the market continues to evolve and expand. As such, we are always looking for ways to enhance our existing proposition and add additional value to our customers. We are therefore excited to partner with Materialise as part of our dedication to provide customers with the most 3D products and solutions, as well as unrivalled services and expertise,” explained Chris Blake, Sales & Marketing Director, 3D Printing for Canon Europe.

Materialise Magics 3D printing workflow management software platform.

Materialise Magics 3D printing workflow management software platform.

Materialise Magics can contribute Canon customers the skill to import and 3D print approximately each 3D file format, as well as any native color information included with the original data. They can prepare versions for 3D printing, repair any errors which can prevent printing and verify which the version is watertight. 3D versions and turn it intos can be easily manipulated, which include the skill to add logos or serial numbers, hollow versions, apply textures, and turn it into lattice structures. Users in addition have the freedom to customize version placement in the create platform, rapidly and easily duplicate parts and orientate them to optimize printing. Materialise Magics can in addition detect future collisions, save platforms and collect printing data to generate production reports.

“Materialise is keen to enhance the communication between 3D software and printing devices to assist businesses bring their ideas to life. We are thrilled to partner with a trusted name like Canon and put our software backbone for 3D Printing into the hands of businesses looking to print their boldest designs and innovations,” said Lieve Boeykens, Materialise Business Line Director of 3D Printing Professionals.

Materialise Magics can optimise 3D print placement.

Materialise Magics can optimise 3D print placement.

Materialise turn it intod their Materialise Magics software platform to manufacture it simpler for manufacturers and businesses to add 3D printing applications to their existing workflows. The software is easily customizable, so users can maximize its data preparation and 3D turn it into optimization systemes specifically for their individual businesses’ needs. That comes with the skill to turn it into easy-to-use shortcuts and preset guidelines and settings. Canon began contributeing Materialise Magics to their customers on May 3, 2016 – not long after the two corporations in addition partnered up in Japan, as Canon Lifecare Solutions agreed to donate Materialise’s Mimics software suites throughout the country. Discuss this latest development in the Canon & Materialise Partnership forum over at 3DPB.com.