EOS and AMFG Announce Partnership to Enable Machine Connectivity for Additive Manufacturing
Partnership enables direct machine control and end-to-end workflow automation for additive manufacturing
LONDON, UK, Monday 11 November 2019 — EOS, leading technology supplier in the field of industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, and AMFG, leading provider of MES software for additive manufacturing, have today announced a partnership enabling direct streaming to and connectivity with EOS machines.
Making machine control a reality
The lack of connectivity across the additive manufacturing workflow remains one of the biggest barriers to adoption. Through their partnership, EOS and AMFG aim to remove this barrier and establish a fully connected and automated additive manufacturing workflow.
Customers of EOS machines will be able to manage their entire additive manufacturing operations with AMFG’s Manufacturing Execution System (MES), whilst simultaneously connecting directly with their machines through the software platform.
“EOS has always been at the forefront of technological developments in additive manufacturing,” stated Mirco Schöpf, Product Line Manager Connectivity & Automation Software at EOS. “We strive to work with partners who share our vision of innovation for additive manufacturing. Our collaboration with AMFG will help our customers continue to unlock the full benefits of our technologies.”
“EOS is a global leader when it comes to 3D printing technologies and we’re thrilled to collaborate with such an esteemed partner. Our partnership not only makes machine control a reality, but it is also a major step towards establishing AM operations that are automated and scalable.”
CEO of AMFG
Creating an end-to-end digital manufacturing workflow
Through AMFG’s MES software, EOS customers can also prepare build jobs and set important parameters like part orientation. Builds can then be sliced and the data sent directly to an EOS 3D printing system. The ability to monitor and receive machine data in real time is also in the works.
Both EOS and AMFG are exhibitors at this year’s Formnext trade show. Visit EOS in Hall 11.1, Stand D31 and AMFG in Hall 12.1, Stand G81.
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 a 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.
To learn more about EOS, visit: www.eos.info/en
AMFG is a leading provider of MES software for additive manufacturing. Our software platform empowers companies to streamline and manage their entire additive manufacturing workflows, integrating machine learning technology to deliver streamlined, automated processes.
With customers in 26 countries and across industries, our expertise is in working with companies to scale their operations and successfully integrate AM into their manufacturing processes
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