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Herman Van Rompuy Confirmed to Speak at the Materialise World Conference

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Materialise is proud to announce that Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, will speak on the opening day of the Materialise World Conference. Herman Van Rompuy's speech will mark the official opening of Materialise's third building and will follow a presentation by Materialise's CEO, Wilfried Vancraen. Both men believe in the power of happiness, with Herman Van Rompuy encouraging world leaders to make happiness and well-being a political priority in 2012 and Wilfried Vancraen working towards a better, healthier, and happier world through Additive Manufacturing. This belief will come through in both of the speeches given.

The Materialise World Conference will take place in Leuven, Belgium, April 18-20. The event promises to be exciting as we are on the verge of what many are calling the Industrial Revolution 2.0. During the conference, experts from around the world will be brought together to experience and discuss the technology and solutions needed to make this revolution a reality.

The Materialise Group

With its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium, and branches worldwide, Materialise has been playing an active role in the field of additive manufacturing since 1990. In addition to having the largest capacity of rapid prototyping equipment in Europe, Materialise also enjoys a stellar reputation as a provider of innovative software solutions. They have used their experience and expertise to create a better and healthier world through their involvement in rapid industrial and medical prototyping, and by providing bio-medical and clinical solutions such as medical image processing and surgical simulations. The advantages of additive manufacturing have been used by Materialise to develop unique solutions that make a world of difference for its many customers with their prototyping, production, and medical needs. These customers range from large companies in the automotive, consumer electronics, and consumables sectors; to famous hospitals, research institutes, and clinicians; to individual consumers interested in bringing their own unique creations to life through i.materialise or who want to purchase a celebrated .MGX design.


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