EOS opens new Additive Minds Academy Center in Michigan, USA

June 4, 2024

EOS has opened a new Additive Minds Academy in Michigan, USA (Courtesy EOS GmbH)
EOS has opened a new Additive Minds Academy in Michigan, USA (Courtesy EOS GmbH)

EOS GmbH, headquartered in Krailling, Germany, has announced the launch of a new Additive Minds Academy Center in Novi, Michigan, USA. Additive Minds Academy, the training arm of EOS’ Additive Minds applied engineering team, is designed for training and upskilling industrial Additive Manufacturing engineers and operators through in-person and online courses.

The new in-person academy training facility provides an educational hub for both experienced AM users and those new to the technology. By supplying both hands-on and classroom learning experiences, the training centre is intended to underline EOS’ goals focused on customer support and industry development.

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“We have long recognised the need to look beyond the scope of AM technology acquisition. To grow our industry and AM adoption, education must keep pace, and building a strong workforce to support the burgeoning, transformational technology is essential. We are committed to both the enablement of our customers and to the successful education of all those exploring powder-bed AM,” stated Glynn Fletcher, EOS North America President.

The new in-person training facility provides an educational hub for both experienced AM users and those new to the technology (Courtesy EOS GmbH)
The new in-person training facility provides an educational hub for both experienced AM users and those new to the technology (Courtesy EOS GmbH)

Supporting the new Additive Minds Academy Center are AM educators, engineers, consultants, technicians and other experts who have completed more than 1,000 successful customer projects spanning the past five years in an effort to position the academy as an educational cornerstone for industrial Additive Manufacturing.

“Whether training customers or new AM system operators, I often use the technical knowledge and experience I gained from my years as an AM field service engineer. My time spent working side by side with in-house customer engineering teams has given me unique insight into what operators need to know to be successful and how to train a self-sufficient AM production team,” Julio Mejia-Andino, AM academy instructor, shared.

EOS is also collaborating with metro Detroit-based Automation Alley by offering training opportunities to its Project DIAMOnD Additive Manufacturing network. Funded through Oakland County, Project DIAMOnD has already successfully connected and empowered more than 300 small- and medium-sized Michigan manufacturers by providing them with Additive Manufacturing machines.

“Through our partnership with EOS, Project DIAMOnD participating companies will be able to leverage EOS’ expertise in both metal and polymer AM and will receive guidance on optimizing their designs for 3D printing. We look forward to partnering with EOS to help our small- and medium-sized manufacturers fully embrace Additive Manufacturing,” Pavan Muzumdar, COO of Automation Alley and CEO of Project DIAMOnD, added.


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