Dec 19, 2014

Materialise NV (NASDAQ: MTLS), a leading provider of Additive Manufacturing software and of sophisticated 3D Printing solutions in the medical and industrial markets, officially opened its new office in Shanghai, China.

Materialise has been active in China since 2005. With support from Shanghai's Baoshan Government, Materialise has chosen to set up its new office in the Advanced Business Park in the BaoShan District. The new company, Materialise Shanghai Co. Ltd, will be dedicated entirely to develop and market 3D printing software in the Chinese market.

The Advanced Business Park in the BaoShan District, Shanghai

Materialise Vice President Bart Van der Schueren said, "As one of the leading 3D printing software providers, Materialise works with the Chinese government and businesses in developing the 3D printing industry in the country, one of the focuses in the current five-year plan. By deepening our relationship in China with an official company that not only provides state-of-the-art software but also focuses on R&D, Materialise China can now further support the emerging Chinese 3D printing market."

The opening event on December 18th draws approximately 80 attendees, including officials from Baoshan government, Materialise Vice President Bart Van der Schueren, and representatives from the Belgian consulate. Influential speakers included Dean Pei Guoxian of Xijing Hospital; Liu Yuan, Vice President of Altair China; Steven Ma, Founder and Chief Design Officer of Xuberance; Li Zhijiang, General Manager of AKEC Li Zhijiang; Dr. Lin Shangzhi, Regulatory Specialist and Prof. Xue Lei, Metal AM Researcher.

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