The EOS GmbH ( E lectro- O ptical S ystem ), headquartered in Krailling in Munich is the world's leading supplier of equipment, materials and solutions in the field of laser sintering technology , a generative manufacturing method ( " 3D printing "). This process allows fast, flexible and cost-effective production of components based on 3D CAD data. EOS GmbH has played a key role in the development and dissemination of this technology.