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Materialise Announces Distribution Partnership with Cooksongold

Cooksongold, a renowned British supplier of precious metal products, has established a partnership with Materialise NV  (NASDAQ:  MTLS),  a leading provider of Additive   Manufacturing software and sophisticated 3D printing solutions. The partnership will lead to the distribution of the Cooksongold Precious M 080, a precious metal 3D printing  system,  with Materialise software,  to help improve the 3D printing process.

Cooksongold part of the Heimerle + Meule Group has a long tradition of manufacturing precious metal   products   for   the   jewelry   and   watchmaking   industries.   Recently,Cooksongold in collaboration  with  EOS  distributes  the  Precious  M  080.  This  technology allows users to create complex jewelry and watch components that were previously considered impossible or too time - consuming  to  be  commercially  viable.  Cooksongold  provide  a  complete  turnkey  solution  by producing  a  range  of  Advanced  Precious  Metal  Powders  in  18k  gold,  950  Platinum  and  925 silver,  which  have  been  developed  especially  for  optimum  use  with  the  Precious  M  080.
Cooksongold now collaborates with Materialise to equip the precious metal 3D printing machines with state - of - the - art solutions from the Materialise software platform.

Cooksongold reduces the complexity of the 3D printing process and facilitates their users’ work by bundling the EOS   M 080 system with Materialise Magics and Build Processor software. Users will be able to easily prepare data, generate support, communicate their  files  to  the  3D  printing systems,  and  overview  of  all  their  installed machinery. Users will also be able to handle large files, produce complex  parts, streamline their  production  process  and  track  their  manufactured parts.

Materialise looks forward to the collaboration with Cooksongold to empower their precious metal system with Materialise software.

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About Materialise

With its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium, and branches worldwide, Materialise is a provider of Additive Manufacturing (AM) software solutions and sophisticated 3D printing services in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, automotive, aerospace, art and design and consumer products. Materialise has been playing an active role in the field of AM since 1990, through its involvement in AM for industrial and medical applications, by providing biomedical and clinical solutions such as medical image processing and surgical simulations and by developing unique solutions for its customers' prototyping, production, and medical needs.

For additional information, please visit:

Materialise HQ Press Office
Technologielaan 15
3001 Leuven

Vanessa Palsenbarg
Corporate Communications Specialist
Phone: +32 16 39 66 37
Fax:    +32 16 39 66 00
Twitter: @belgiancanuck or @MasterialiseNV

About Cooksongold

Based in Birmingham, United Kingdom, Cooksongold part of the Heimerle + Meule Group is one of Europe’s largest jewelery making suppliers and provides precious metal for investment and for jewelery projects. Customers can purchase gold, silver, palladium and platinum in forms such as bars, wire, sheet, grain and tube.
Since 2011 Cooksongold have been working in partnership with EOS  to  provide a precious  metal  additive  manufacturing  solution  for  the  watch  and  jewelery industry.  The  partnership  involves  the  development  of  powders  and  the  M  080  machine  which work in unison together to produce parts that are suitable for these industries supplying in 18k 3N yellow gold, 18k 5N red gold, 18k white gold, 925 Standard Silver and 950 Platinum.
For more information, please contact:
Cooksongold E-Manufacturing Office 59
83 Vittoria Street
B1 3NZ
United Kingdom

David Fletcher
Business Development Manager
Phone: +44 (0)121 233 8192