Realizer and DMG MORI enter into cooperation.
Realizer presents the new SLM 300i at the formnext in Frankfurt.
Realizer presents the SLM 125 at the Euromold in Frankfurt.
Realizer presents the only SLM desktop machine in the world.
New distribution channels
Realizer is separated from its sales partner MCP (later SLM Solutions). From now on, Realizer GmbH distributes and markets itself independently.
Dr. Matthias Fockele founds Realizer GmbH in Borchen. A company producing SLM machinery.
First SLM machine
The Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe receives the world's first SLM machine produced by F & S.
The first patents
The first patents for the SLM process are being filed by Dr. Fockele.
Development of SLM
As a cooperation partner of ILT Aachen, F & S starts to develop the SLM technology.
Pioneers of Rapid Prototyping
Dr. Matthias Fockele and Dr. Dieter Schwarze jointly form F & S. They are regarded as pioneers of rapid prototyping.