Photo Release -- NASDAQ Welcomes Materialise (NASDAQ: MTLS) to The NASDAQ Stock Market

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Materialise, a leading provider of additive manufacturing software and of sophisticated 3D printing services, opened for trading on The NASDAQ Stock Market on June 25, 2014.

NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of Materialise (Nasdaq:MTLS), a leading provider of additive manufacturing software and of sophisticated 3D printing services, commenced on The NASDAQ Stock Market on June 25, 2014.

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With its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium, and branches worldwide, Materialise has been playing an active role in the field of additive manufacturing (AM) since 1990, and provides software and services in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, automotive, aerospace, art and design and consumer products. In addition to having what is believed to be the largest single-site capacity of AM equipment in Europe, Materialise has developed unique solutions for its customers' prototyping, production, and medical needs.

"Materialise has helped to create a better and healthier world through their involvement in AM for industrial and medical applications, and by providing bio-medical and clinical solutions such as medical image processing and surgical simulations," said Adam Kostyál, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX. "NASDAQ is pleased to welcome Materialise to our family of listed companies, and we look forward to supporting the company and its shareholders in the future."

By listing with NASDAQ, Materialise joins many of the world's largest and most revolutionary technology companies. NASDAQ has been the exchange of choice to over 70 percent of technology companies listed in the U.S. markets.   

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