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    The EOS Ecosystem
    A Multi-Layered Network of EOS Affiliates and Partners

The EOS Ecosystem is a multi-layered network of EOS affiliates and partners. These partners include external partner companies and a multitude of promising start-ups in which AM Ventures (AMV) – a sister company of the EOS GROUP – has invested.

 

This cooperation pools resources and expertise to enable the implementation of customer-specific manufacturing solutions along the entire value chain – from the initial idea, over design and construction, right through to production and post-processing and, ultimately, the finished component.

EOS GROUP

The EOS GROUP comprises EOS GmbH and the companies AMCM, AM Metals, M4P, ALM, and KVS. These companies are focused on the development and manufacturing of industry and application-specific as well as customized solutions along the entire AM process chain.

EOS

EOS GmbH is the world's leading technology supplier in the field of industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers. Founded in 1989, the independent company is a pioneer and innovator in the additive manufacturing sector. When it comes to understanding the interaction between laser and powder materials, EOS is unrivalled in its field and offers all key elements from a single source. Systems, materials and process parameters are intelligently designed to work together to ensure the highest possible component quality.

M4P

M4P (Metal for Printing) is a material supplier and developer and offers a broad spectrum of metal powders. This includes standard materials and newly developed customer and application-specific powders, created by mixing, sieving, alloying and recycling.

KVS

KVS (Kunststoff Vertrieb Dr. Schiffers) is the world's largest factory for thermoplastic AM materials and delivers fine powders for coating surfaces that find wide application in various sintering and coating processes. 

Additive Minds

EOS Additive Minds is the EOS consulting division which specializes in the transformation to industrial 3D printing, helping to exploit the full potential of the technology faster. Additive Minds helps customers acquire the necessary expertise and guides them in identifying and developing suitable applications and in establishing an AM-based production, thus enabling them to fully leverage the benefits of this future-oriented technology and streamline production. 

 

AM Metals

AM Metals (Additive Manufacturing Metals) develops new applications for the metal manufacturing process and offers customers from a wide range of sectors consulting services on design, engineering, post-processing and prototype construction.

AMCM

AMCM (Additive Manufacturing Customized Machines) offers customized AM solutions and modified and enhanced EOS systems tailored to customer requirements – from new lasers to adapted heating concepts and modified build volumes.  AMCM also builds completely new systems designed specifically to meet customer requirements.



 

ALM

ALM (Advanced Laser Materials) has a research and service laboratory and specializes in the development and manufacture of tailored, custom-made high performance polymer mixtures for additive manufacturing.

External Partners

By forging alliances with external partners, EOS aims to implement joint go-to-market strategies, offer EOS customers end-to-end solutions and raise awareness of the possibilities that additive manufacturing offers the world of industrial manufacturing.


Their cooperation focusses on five key areas:

  • Design and application development
  • Software and digitization (e.g. new business models and platforms)
  • Material development and marketing (e.g. precious metals)
  • Post-processing (e.g. support structures, heat treatment)
  • Industrialization (e.g. automation, connectivity)

Aidro

Aidro Hydraulics & 3D Printing specializes in the design and production of components, such as valves, hydraulic manifolds, heat exchangers, and fluid power systems and provides design and re-design of components, metal 3D printing with EOS machines, post-processing and testing. 

Extrude Hone

The partnership with Extrude Hone is geared towards the post-processing of metal parts, with particular focus on the optimized removal of support structures using TEM (Thermal Energy Method) and finishing processes using AFM (Abrasive Flow Machining).


 

Premium Aerotec

EOS has joined forces with Premium Aerotec to develop a complete AM manufacturing cell able to produce aluminum components for the automotive and aerospace industry. The pilot unit comprises a range of machines for additive manufacturing, post-processing and quality assurance. The innovation of the process chain is the integration of the additive manufacturing production process in an automated production line, thus successfully combining AM technology and conventional process steps.

Autodesk

Autodesk and EOS collaborate within the framework of a marketing agreement which, among other things, aims to integrate EOS software components in the products, services and platforms of Autodesk.

 

GKN

The two companies have jointly developed a new process with high productivity for laser metal 3D printing, which has dramatically reduced production time and overall costs. The combination of GKN's innovative metal powder, EOS StainlessSteel 316L VPro and the unique expertise of EOS in the field of process and additive manufacturing has enabled high-performance and scalable component production. 

Siemens

The cooperation with Siemens covers software, automation, drive technology and implementation of industrial 3D printing: Siemens control and drive components are an integral part of the EOS M 300 series and the P 500 series for metal and polymer additive manufacturing. The EOS job and process management software EOSPRINT 2 can also now be integrated in the AM module of Siemens NX12.

 

Cooksongold

Previously focused on the implementation of industrial 3D printing in the jewelry and watch industry, the partnership with Cooksongold is currently being expanded to include industrial applications with precious metals. 
 

Materialise

Materialise's role as EOS partner is software development for enabling and optimizing the advanced use of industrial 3D printing. This ranges from STL file creation and the preparation of building jobs, through to design optimization or even reverse engineering.

 

AM Ventures

AM Ventures is an independent, strategic investor with focus on the 3D printing industry. By funding and developing AMV start-ups that specialize in innovative systems, software, materials and applications for the 3D printing sector, the company aims to sustainably grow the additive manufacturing industry and establish it as key technology of the future. 

3D MircroPrint GmbH

3D MicroPrint GmbH specializes in the production of micro-metal parts through micro laser sintering and the sale of MLS systems. MLS technology enables parts of incredible accuracy, detail resolution and surface quality.

Conflux Technology

Conflux Technology is an additive manufacturing applications company specializing in thermal and fluid engineering. Its operations encompass design and development, as well as the production and post processing of heat exchangers for applications in a wide range of industries.

Elementum 3D

Elementum is an additive manufacturing research and development company that specializes in the creation of innovative advanced metals, composites and ceramics.

 

Sintratec

Sintratec develops and produces cost-effective, compact systems for selective laser sintering. 

 

3Yourmind

3Yourmind is the provider of an innovative software platform for industrial 3D manufacturing that enables better products, vehicles and machines.

 

Cubicure

The Cubicure technology’s core is a specially developed and patented heating and coating mechanism which is capable of processing resins and pastes of highest viscosity at operating temperatures up to 120°C. Cubicure develops photopolymers with thermoplast like properties. 

Incus

Incus is a high-tech company offering a new lithography-based AM process for the production of metal components. Incus develops and produces the printers and the materials for highly aestetic and precise metal components, which can be used prior or instead of a Metal Injection Molding mass production.

Spectroplast

Spectroplast AG has developed the first Silicone 3D Printing technology to provide fully functional Silicone products introducing patient-specific healthcare products. 

Additive Works

Additive Works is a software company providing easy-to-use software solutions for the simulation-based preparation of metal additive manufacturing processes. 
 

DyeMansion

DyeMansion offers industrial solutions that deliver precision coloring and high-quality finishes for 3D-printed polymer parts. Known as the DyeMansion Print-to-Product Workflow, its solution covers all steps required to transform raw, 3D-printed parts into high-value consumer and industrial products.

Lithoz

Lithoz specializes in the development and production of materials and generative manufacturing systems for the industrial 3D printing of high-performance ceramics.

 

Vectoflow

Vectoflow designs and manufactures high-performance fluid-dynamic metrology devices.

 

AM Global

AM Global was established to accelerate industrial 3D printing of large scale applications and to build related digital pilot factories. The company provides support for the development of Next Gen AM applications and for scale-up production to demonstrate targeted costs, quality and lead time. The implementation is being carried out in cooperation with the own manufacturing entity 3T Additive Manufacturing (UK), as well as in the AM global partner network. 

3T Additive Manufacturing

3T-am is a leading production AM company providing metal and polymer 3D printing services for customers in a range of industry sectors. With over 20 years experience, 3T-am use the most advanced AM systems ensuring uncompromised quality parts with certification for Aerospace (AS 9100 Rev D), Automotive (BSI EN 9100:2018) and Medical (ISO 13485:2016). 


 

Morf 3D
 

Morf3D is a leading Additive Manufacturing service provider to the aerospace industry in El Segundo, USA. The company provides a qualified system of work that delivers innovative solutions that solve complex design and manufacturing challenges to fully exploit the benefits of additive manufacturing. The company offers a variety of fully-integrated additive design and manufacturing services including conceptualization, parameter optimization, metallic 3D printing, machining, metallurgical examination, certification and data analysis.