INTAMSYS Funmat HT Printer - Partnering with EAC Product Development Solutions

EAC and INTAMSYS are partnering to expand 3D printing solutions for the Midwest

EAC Product Development Solutions, a Primer PTC partner, has recently entered into a strategic alliance with INTAMSYS to amplify their concentration and assistance towards Additive Manufacturing concerning product development.


Specializing in high-performance materials, INTAMSYS is a world-renowned expert in advanced solutions for 3D printing and industrial additive manufacturing.

INTAMSYS offers advanced 3D-printing solutions that are fine-tuned to cater to the specific needs of various industries and organizations, with the support of its partner network.

Offering a diverse array of 3D printing hardware, INTAMSYS effectively meets the needs of various industries, including but not limited to Aerospace, Automotive, Manufacturing, Consumer Goods, Healthcare, and Research.

INTAMSYS operates across multiple locations. They are headquartered in Shanghai (China) with regional offices in Stuttgart (Germany) and Minneapolis (Minnesota), where they extend their services to offer sales, operations, and support for their cutting-edge technology.

“We are very excited to be partnering with EAC Product Development Solutions”, says INTAMSYS CEO Charles Han. “EAC Product Development Solutions have a proven track record with various product development software offerings that strongly reside adjacent to our solutions. We believe this is the beginning of a strong partnership as they further dive into additive manufacturing with INTAMSYS. Plus, it doesn’t hurt that they are right down the street from our Minnesota office.”

EAC’s Industry Role

EAC Product Development Solutions, a predominant player in the product development industry, prioritizes staying ahead of the curve by providing top-of-the-line technology solutions to clients while also being responsive to market trends and customer demands. Teaming up with INTAMSYS enables EAC to enhance their market offerings, addressing additional business challenges encountered by their customers.

EAC Product Development Solutions (EAC) provides innovative solutions that transform the way companies design, manufacture, connect to, and service their products. The organizations’ primary objective is to improve and optimize product development systems, with the ultimate goal to help clients succeed in the marketplace.

EAC is renowned for their unparalleled expertise in product development, systems, architecture and innovative solutions, particularly in the areas of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), the Internet of Things (IoT) and Augmented Reality (AR).

“We help businesses and organizations in various industries change the way they design, manufacture and service their products by implementing a two phased digital thread strategy. We first optimize information flow and then transform business processes to enable companies to gain a competitive advantage with faster time to market, less waste, increased innovation, lower costs, and higher profits.” Thane Hathaway

EAC’s Partnership with INTAMSYS

Prior to the partnership, INTAMSYS aimed to form a strong alliance with a technology solutions provider in the Midwest region, renowned for exceptional customer service. After considering various options, INTAMSYS determined that partnering with EAC would result in an unmatched collaboration that would surpass any other potential partnership.

With the ability to leverage EAC’s broad portfolio of technology, services, and solutions; INSTAMSYS plans to enhance offerings revolving around anything from prototypes to functional real-world end-use parts that encompass real material properties for production, manufacturing, and industrial applications.

Expanding territory coverage and market presence, the partnership greatly aids both organizations, as well as their clientele, providing each to benefit from the proficiencies of one another.

Creo file of part being designed

PTC Creo: Explained

PTC Creo is a powerful 3D modeling and simulation software that helps engineers and designers to create virtual prototypes of their products. The software is used in many industries, such as aerospace, automotive, medical devices, consumer electronics and more.
PTC Creo provides users with a wide range of features including:

  • Modeling capabilities for creating complex shapes using parametric geometry or direct modeling tools

  • Test your designs before they’re manufactured

  • An integrated environment where you can work on multiple projects simultaneously without having to switch between different programs

The Benefits of PTC Creo

This powerful 3D CAD software offers advanced tools for product development, including:

  • Cost-effectiveness – The ability to create high quality products at lower costs through an improved design process. This effective simulation tool saves you money on

  • Improved accuracy – The ability to create accurate designs faster with less manual intervention.

  • Speed of design – A streamlined workflow enables you to quickly move from concept to reality by automating repetitive tasks so you can focus on what matters most – your ideas!

Creo Parametric CAD design with dimensions

Creo Parametric

One of the key features of PTC Creo is its parametric design capabilities. This means that users can create models that are based on a set of parameters, such as dimensions or material properties. If any of these parameters change, the model will automatically update to reflect the new values. This can save a lot of time and effort in the design process, as designers don’t have to manually update every aspect of the model.

Creo Simulation

PTC Creo also includes a range of simulation tools using Creo Simulate or Simulate Live, which allow designers to test their models under various conditions. For example, they can simulate how a product will perform under different loads or temperatures. This can help to identify any potential issues before the product is manufactured, saving time and money in the long run on prototype waste.

You save time and money on production runs of components made from materials such as steel or plastic resin molds. There is no worrying about unexpected costs due to mistakes made during manufacturing process because of pre-printing simulation with Creo. Without simulation, there could be overproduction waste due poor quality control measures and lack of environmental testing.

Another useful feature of PTC Creo is its collaboration tools. With this software, multiple users can work on the same model simultaneously. This can be especially helpful for large design projects, where different teams may be responsible for different aspects of the design.

So, who uses PTC Creo?

As we mentioned earlier, it’s used in a wide range of industries. For example, automotive designers may use it to create models for car parts or assemblies. Aerospace engineers may use it to design aircraft components. And manufacturers may use it to create models of production equipment.

The PTC Creo User Interface

The user interface is where you’ll spend most of your time in PTC Creo. It’s made up of four main sections: Design Tools, 3D Model Creation, Drag-and-Drop Feature and the Model Browser.
The Design Tools section is where you can access all the tools needed for creating your models and assemblies. These include sketching tools for drawing 2D sketches on planes or surfaces; editing tools such as move, copy/paste and rotate; drawing aids like grids; dimensioning tools that let you add dimensions to your designs; assembly creation options that allow users to create assemblies from parts imported into Creo Elements/Pro by means of an external CAD system (such as AutoCAD) or built within Creo Elements/Pro itself; plus many more features!

Support Resources

PTC has a library of tutorials for all levels, from beginner to advanced. The videos are short and easy to follow, so you can learn the basics in no time.

If you need more detailed information or want to dive into the details of your project, there’s plenty of documentation available on EAC’s website. You can search through the Creo Help Center or look at specific guides that cover topics like creating parts or assemblies in Creo Parametric 3D CAD software.

Creo Experts:
If you have questions about how something works in Creo, ask them here! Our PTC Creo experts are ready to help with any questions, issues or if you want to know how you can optimize your usage of the CAD program.


Creo is a powerful, flexible CAD/CAM software package. It’s used by manufacturers across a variety of industries to create parts and assemblies that are accurate, efficient and cost-effective.
Creo offers an extensive range of capabilities for product development teams:

  • Conceptualize your ideas with intuitive 3D modeling tools that help you quickly visualize your designs before building them in the virtual world.

  • Use parametric design capabilities to create variations on existing models so you can test different options quickly and easily without having to start from scratch each time (and potentially waste time).

  • Create fully functional prototypes using built-in simulation tools that allow you to see how parts will function together before they’re even built!

Connect with one of our experts to see where Creo could positively impact your business processes. If you’re looking to learn more, check out how Creo helped Merrick and the race to space.