• Press Release

    "Top Consultant 2020"
    EOS' consulting unit Additive Minds receives another award

For the third time, leading technology provider and consultant for industrial 3D printing ranks among Germany's best SMB consultants 

Krailling, June 19, 2020 - The Additive Minds consulting unit of EOS, the world's leading technology provider for industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, has been named ‘TOP CONSULTANT’ for the third time after 2017 and 2019.

For eleven years now, this seal of quality has stood for consulting competence for medium-sized businesses. It is awarded to the best consultants for German SMB’s who have been certified in a scientifically based customer survey as having the highest SME-oriented degree of consulting competence and who are characterized by a high level of professionalism, consistent performance and satisfied customers.  

EOS' ultimate goal is to make our customers successful in the application of industrial 3D printing so that they can innovate faster, stabilize their supply chains or produce spare parts on demand. Competent, results-oriented consulting is essential for our customers, as the more than 400 projects we have managed in the last five years show. With our international team of more than 100 experts, we offer competent and industry-specific consulting from practice for practice.

Thomas Weitlaner | Director Additive Minds & Business Development | EOS

Thomas Weitlaner continues: "When industrial 3D printing is introduced, we accompany our customers through a profound transformation process in design and production, enabling them to make targeted decisions. We support them in reducing technical and organizational barriers to innovation, in the effective use of industrial 3D printing and together we increase the internal innovation speed of the companies we support."

The company-internal Additive Minds consulting supports the customer along the entire process chain - from built process optimization to the creation of digital production chains. Weitlaner is proud that EOS clients have already achieved most diverse and impressive component innovations and resulting competitive advantages. 

The Top Consulting Award

Thanks to its scientific background, TOP CONSULTANT ensures greater transparency on the consultancy market. The award is a sound recommendation for the consultants and an important orientation aid for companies in their search for consultants.

The TOP CONSULTANT jury brings together experts from the consulting scene - they all know the challenges of consulting.

  • Daniel Huber, chairman of the board of Peter Huber Kältemaschinenbau AG
  • Prof. Dr. Claudia Kemfert, Head of the Department of Energy, Transport and Environment at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) and Professor of Energy Economics and Sustainability at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin
  • Martin Noé, together with Sven Oliver Clausen editor-in-chief of "manager magazine”
  • Martin Kind, owner and managing director of the Kind Group
  • Prof. Dr. Christoph Rasche, Head of the Chair of Management, Professional Services and Sports Economics at the University of Potsdam

About EOS

EOS is the world's leading technology supplier in the field of industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers. Formed in 1989, the independent company is pioneer and innovator for comprehensive solutions in additive manufacturing. Its product portfolio of EOS systems, materials, and process parameters gives customers crucial competitive advantages in terms of product quality and the long-term economic sustainability of their manufacturing processes. Furthermore, EOS customers benefit from deep technical expertise in global service, applications engineering and consultancy.

About EOS Additive Minds

With its wide range of possible applications, industrial 3D printing is one of the innovation drivers in digital manufacturing of the future. Additive Minds, the EOS consulting unit specializing in transformation through industrial 3D printing, helps companies realize the full potential of the technology. It provides them with the necessary know-how on the technology and all aspects of industrial 3D printing, helping to minimize investment risks and gain competitive advantage. At the same time, Additive Minds advises customers on the identification and further development of suitable applications, the establishment of AM production and the assurance of sustainable, reproducible product quality. On this basis, customers can fully exploit the advantages of the technology and establish significantly improved production.


Top Consultant 2020
Source: Compamedia
Press Release: Award Top Consultant 2020
Source: EOS


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