Personalised Manufacturing:
Integrated Systems Required
Dr Ir Bart Van der Schueren
Materialise

• Started in 1990
• Grown to over 800 employees worldwide
• HQ in Belgium, offices all around the world
• Act...
The Materialise Group:
                   4 entities

Additive & Low Volume   Software       .MGX             Dental
    M...
The Materialise Group:
                                    A global presence



                                          ...
Market Trend




One-size-fits-all of mass appeal


Unlimited variety of unique tastes
Personalised Manufacturing


  Niche
technical         Design
products         products



Medical
                 e-prod...
Challenges

                 Costs

               -resources
               -efficiency


                               ...
Challenges - Solutions

                  Costs

Machines        -resources    Materials
                -efficiency


   ...
Challenges - Solutions

• Magics e-RP + e-Tools
  •   Traceability
  •   Monitoring
  •   Reliability
  •   Automation
  •...
Challenges – Design Automation
                        Mimics
                           +
                        3-matic...
Challenges – Bring it to the Market
Conventional                          Shops /
    network                           ga...
Challenges – Bring it to the Market

Google SketchUp
Challenges – Bring it to the Market
Conclusion

• Growing market opportunities for personalised manufacturing
• Still lot of challenges
• But solutions possib...
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Personalised manufacturing by Dr Ing Bart Vanderschueren for Materialise

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Stuttgart, 7 July, 2010.
Dr. Ir. Bart Van Der Schueren, Director Industrial Services Materialise NV, illustrates the growing demand for custom-made products, the resulting challenges and Materialise’s solutions at ‘EuroMold Vormesse-Pressekonferenz’ in a presentation entitled „Personalised Manufacturing: integrated systems required!“

Materialise’s huge Additive Manufacturing capacity – more than 50 machines – combined with their year-long experience and world-wide presence, puts them in pole position to answer to the market’s need for unique, personalised products.

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Personalised manufacturing by Dr Ing Bart Vanderschueren for Materialise

  1. 1. Personalised Manufacturing: Integrated Systems Required Dr Ir Bart Van der Schueren
  2. 2. Materialise • Started in 1990 • Grown to over 800 employees worldwide • HQ in Belgium, offices all around the world • Active in diverse domains...
  3. 3. The Materialise Group: 4 entities Additive & Low Volume Software .MGX Dental Manufacturing Each entity has its own focus, but their unique combination provides Materialise its strength
  4. 4. The Materialise Group: A global presence Ukraine Turkey USA Japan China Hong Kong Taiwan Sweden United India Kingdom Malaysia Czech Singapore Belgium Republic Germany Austria Italy France Spain Portugal Australia Offices Agents Home Offices
  5. 5. Market Trend One-size-fits-all of mass appeal Unlimited variety of unique tastes
  6. 6. Personalised Manufacturing Niche technical Design products products Medical e-products products
  7. 7. Challenges Costs -resources -efficiency Quality Lead time -Repeatability -length -Durability -reliability -Traceability
  8. 8. Challenges - Solutions Costs Machines -resources Materials -efficiency Quality Lead time -Repeatability -length Software -Durability -reliability -Traceability
  9. 9. Challenges - Solutions • Magics e-RP + e-Tools • Traceability • Monitoring • Reliability • Automation • Reporting • Why • Regulatory • Liability • Optimization • Automation of production process
  10. 10. Challenges – Design Automation Mimics + 3-matic Internet based collaborative design
  11. 11. Challenges – Bring it to the Market Conventional Shops / network galleries Niche technical Design products products Medical e-products products Medical Companies Internet
  12. 12. Challenges – Bring it to the Market Google SketchUp
  13. 13. Challenges – Bring it to the Market
  14. 14. Conclusion • Growing market opportunities for personalised manufacturing • Still lot of challenges • But solutions possible if full systems are build, combining • Machines • Materials • Software • Design automation • Process automation • Process traceability + monitoring • Connection to the market

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