3D printing pioneers Materialise and 3D Systems have joined in a partnership to allow customers to utilize Materialise Build Processor software in 3D Systems’ ProJet® CJP full color 3d printers. This partnership is a milestone moment, representing a shift towards increased collaboration to deliver innovative solutions within the 3D printing industry.
Materialise and 3D Systems will leverage several decades of experience in the 3D printing industry to develop a customized Build Processor to integrate the Materialise Magics 3D Print Suite with 3D Systems ProJet CJP machines. The Build Processor will reduce the complexity and increase efficiency of developing 3D printing workflows for 3D Systems customers using Materialise solutions with CJP printers.
“Customers across the board will reap the benefits of our partnership with 3D Systems and increased collaboration with organizations both within and outside of the 3D printing industry,” said Fried Vancraen, founder and CEO of Materialise. “We are pleased to solidify our relationship, which dates back to 1990 when I bought my first 3D Systems printer. This is good news for customers, as it links Materialise’s powerful software backbone with 3D Systems’ ColorJet Printing technology.”
“We are pleased that this collaboration with Materialise will enable our ProJet CJP printer customers who use Materialise software to have a streamlined workflow and more efficient overall solution,” said Jim Ruder, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Plastics for 3D Systems.