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Airbus is the world's leading commercial aircraft manufacturer whose customer focus, commercial know-how, technological leadership and manufacturing efficiency have set the standard for the aviation industry.

Our owner-run company is an internationally-oriented, innovative manufacturer of precision system solutions with valves, actuators, pumps, and controllers.

The Alzchem Group is a traditional, international chemical company with medium-sized structures. AlzChem has positioned itself effectively in the Speciality Chemicals market, providing both established and new products in existing markets as well as in new ones.

Production site: Ingolstadt.
At the group headquarters of AUDI AG and its largest production site, the company builds over 650,000 vehicles each year, including the Audi A3, Audi A4, Audi A5 and Audi Q5 car lines. The body shop and paint shop also process the Audi TT Coupé, Audi TT Roadster and Audi A3 Cabriolet. Big draw for members of the public: the Audi Forum, which attracts up to 450,000 visitors each year.

Tests are performed according to customers specific needs and wishes. They are accompanied by expirienced and competent personell. New construction ideas and engineering options then are proposed and discussed.

Further education open up new perspectives and are an engine for new innovation. Since 30 years the bfz offers in Westmittelfranken a big spread of possibilitites for professional qualification and further education. We are a secure partner fort he economy in our core areas education, consultancy personal and social services. We link people, corporation and institutions with our complex network.

The BMW Group has its sights set firmly on the premium sector of the international automobile market. To achieve its aims, the company knows how to deploy its strengths with an efficiency that is unmatched in the automotive industry. The strategic objective is clearly defined: The BMW Group is the leading provider of premium products and premium services for individual mobility.

Carl Weiske designs and develops polymers, fibers, yarns, chemical auxiliary agents and textile systems. The Carl Weiske philosophy focuses on providing quality products, and the highest levels of safety and efficiency during every stage of the value chain.

CGTEC develops and manufactures innovative semi finished products from carbon and fiber glass. Our main field of experience is in the are of round profiles. We aim to parent customer projects from first contact over prototype fabrication up to serial production.

CheMin has been acting as a consultant and expert witness for 15 years. We provide services in the development, optimisation and evaluation of quality standards for fuels, materials, residual materials and engineering methods which are used by fossil and waste-fired power plants, biomass and waste-to-energy plants (WTE plants) and other power plants.

Our mission is to strengthen the competitiveness of European manufacturing companies by supporting our clients in the development, innovation and introduction of state-of-the-art processes and products. COMTES FHT a.s. is a good example of a new model of collaboration between manufacturers and the research sector. The underlying premise of our research centre is that its success will depend upon the ability to manufacture state-of-the-art products and to exploit new technologies.

From life-extending components to next-generation, renewable energy products, CoorsTek genuinely helps make the world measurably better. We work with engineers like you to develop tomorrow's technology for just about every industry in the global economy. Using our core strengths of custom engineering, materials expertise, operational excellence, and rapid execution, we help our customers develop amazing solutions to their toughest technical challenges. Our experienced engineering and manufacturing experts are ready to help with your next project.

CoTexx Ltd. is specialised in the implementation of industrial research and development and in the production of high-tech products and processes, which realise the natural biocides and antiseptic effects of non-ferrous and precious metals. Due to the necessity to produce the developed products rationally at marketable prices, additionally a knitting mill for technical textiles was set up which increasingly is providing its abilities also as development partner and supplier for other industries - e.g. to the building industry, to process engineering, to the automotive and as well to the air and space industry.

The Kupferinstitut is a service provider for all technical questions concerning copper materials for all applicantions. We are an industrial association of companies for the production, processing and application of materials for common technical interests of its members

Display Technology - Components and Systems.Industrial LCD Panels with control unit (VGA, DVI, DisplayPort or Single Board Computer) for several fields of application, individually configured PC systems are our main competence.

The name Dräxlmaier stands for automotive innovation. By using living, natural materials such as leather, wood, and stone, while integrating electrical features, our unique marriage of form and function allows us to deliver elegant functionally integrated interior components, cockpits, wiring harness and electrical management systems which set new automotive industry standards.

High-performance adhesives and sealants for industrial applications and customized systems for their dispensing and usage in almost every industrial field: Drei Bond GmbH from Ismaning near Munich offers users of adhesives and sealants not only the materials but also extensive know-how in terms of reliably dispensing task in the production process. Due to the close interaction of chemical and engineering expertise under one roof, Drei Bond can offer its customers integrated consulting in a unique way.

We are experts in the development of vehicles, production plants and the optimisation of your processes. When it comes to automobile development, you need someone with a fully integrated approach to the question of mobility. With a passion for development. That's us.

 

Founded in 1997, Faurecia has grown to become a major player in the global automotive industry. A leader in its three areas of business, the Group is backed by a R&D and production network with sites in 34 countries. It is the preferred partner of the world's largest automakers, which value its operational excellence and technological expertise.

Cross-boarder engineering for lightweight solutions.

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Framatome (former Areva) is a major international player in the nuclear energy market recognized for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies for designing, building, maintaining, and advancing the global nuclear fleet. The company designs, manufactures, and installs components, fuel and instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants and offers a full range of reactor services.

With more than 350 employees, Franken-Schotter produces and delivers around 2 mio tonnes of natural stone products each year – from finished products such as sophisticated wall claddings, floor, tiles, stairs, gardening products, massive stone works and gabions to slabs, blocks and gravel materials.

The Fraunhofer ISC in Würzburg is part of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Europe's largest application-oriented research organization. We develop innovative materials for tomorrow's products, offering competent, experienced and reliable partnerships to small and medium-sized enterprises and to large-scale industrial companies.

The Development Center for X-ray technique (EZRT), a joint department of the Frauenhofer IZFP in Saarbrücken and Dresden and the Frauenhofer IIS in Erlangen, handles with four main points: processed X-ray sensors, computer tomography, image processing and iamge applications.

GRS is a non-profit and independent organisation. Its activities are not profit-driven but rather serve to protect man and the environment. Its statements are only bound by technical/scientific principles. They are based on knowledge and experience from own research and development activities, from in-depth safety analyses, comprehensive evaluations of operating experience and from international co-operation over many years.

Our G-TEKT Deutschland GmbH was established in June 2015 in Munich, Germany, as a wholly owned subsidiary of G-TEKT Corporation. The capital stock is 550,000 €. The company's mission statement is to develop the cutting edge technology of the Automotive Industry and support sales activities in our all G-TEKT affiliate companies.

The whole G-TEKT Group Network is tapped into in order to meet the requests of the European automotive manufacturers. Meeting the clients’ requests involves obtaining feedback on the cutting-edge technology, which we share internally to enable us to provide high-quality products.

We are a medium sized full-service provider with several branches in the greater area of Nürnberg. Our know-how is located in the design, development and manufacturing of plastic parts and assemblies for the automotive and the consumer electronics industry as well as technical parts for other consumer goods and optical fibres. It also covers the production of stationery, drawing instruments and plastic in medical technology.

As a modern university we stand for innovation, creativity and progress. The excellent study conditions combined with the high quality teaching give our students an excellent opportunity to develop into soughtafter personalities. Our aim is to enrich the exchange between the economy and society through both creativity and innovative ideas. Our central position in Augsburg makes us an ideal focal point for creating a communicative network between the economy, society and politics.

The University of Applied Sciences - München was founded in 1971 by the amalgamation of seven colleges of technology and higher education, some of which date back to the early 19th century. Today it is the largest university of its kind in Bavaria and one of the largest in Germany. Its great variety of well-structured study programmes, the instruction in small groups, its internationality and excellent contacts with industry and commerce make UASM a highly renowned university.

As the most important educational institution in south-eastern Bavaria, Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences combines a multifaceted and innovative profile with solid regional roots and an international reputation. The close links between the university, industry and research are a key focus of ours. Our students discover a practical approach to learning and an ideal learning environment in this network. They acquire team skills and problem-solving expertise. We would like to offer you a glimpse of the wide-ranging expertise available here and fill you with enthusiasm for our strengths, our diversity and, of course, our university.

The Hofer Textilveredelungs GmbH based in Hof/Saale treats high-quality textile surfaces. Our core competence is the manufacture of multilayer compound systems by means of flame laminating of foams. We employ ultramodern laminating machines to produce according to customer specifications or create customised specialist wishes. We take on the final inspection for customers and make up rolls according to their specifications. Thanks to the vast stocks we hold on call for our customers we can also offer an extremely capable process of direct despatch to the production plants.

Hofmann ist he CNC-technology-centre for maximum precision. Our products prove maximum profitableness and guaranteed future. We are technologypartner for supplier and producer in the areas automotive, e-technique, medical technology and aerospace engineering.

The HP-T Höglmeier Polymer-Tech GmbH & Co. KG has been founded in 2001 in Raitenbuch, Bavaria and is a midsize family company. In 2012, the HP-T expanded the head office to a new location in Ellingen, Bavaria. Since establishment we are specialized in grinding , re-granulating and compounding of engineering plastics. The Trade of new plastic materials, the acceptance and supply of small quantities complete our services. Our strengths lie in our high quality products and reliable delivery times.

We produce tools for milling copper, graphite, steel, aluminium, mini- and overlength tools for milling plastics and metals, and tools for all sorts of plastics.

We fulfill the Needs for new, innovative and energy-efficient room temperating Systems by using the material Graphite.

We produce engineered and innovative films for industries and consumer applications. 

Our customers include building & construction, personal care, health care, pressure sensitive markets, and Composites.

The InnCoa Ltd. is the specialist for innovative solutions in the field of materials and surface technology. Through the development, selection and optimization of materials, surface coating and diffusion methods new high-performance properties of materials open up. Corrosion, oxidation, scale and wear can be avoided effectively on this way. This optimization of conventional materials is possible through the use of technologies and products such as MOCDV, EPS and diffusion layers and combinations therefore.

INNOWEP GmbH was founded in 1990 in Würzburg, Germany. It established itself as a world-leading specialist in surface and material testing and documentation.

Kobe Steel, Ltd. is one of Japan´s leading steelmakers, as well as a major supplier of aluminum and copper products. Other business segments consist of wholesale power supply, machinery, construction machinery, real estate, and electronic materials and other businesses. The Kobe Steel Group is comprised of numerous consolidated and equity-valued companies in Japan, the Americas, Asia and Europe.

We are a leading research institute in the area wood and wood-related renewable resources in Europe. Our core competences are materials research and process technology along the complete value chain – from raw material to finished products. We develop methods and basics and perform applied research on the economy-science interface.

Since 1947 KRAIBURG has been known as a well-reputed company in the Rubber Business and has been establishing itself by a wide productrange, by specialisation, by high-quality compounds and future-oriented developments as an irreplaceable partner for all rubber-processing branches.

KraussMaffei is one of the world's leading manufacturers of machinery for processing plastics and the only company supplying machinery covering three key technologies for the international plastics and rubber processing industries. As a technology partner, they link core process know-how with innovative engineering to deliver specialized and integrated complete solutions.

The Krones Group, headquartered in Neutraubling, Germany, plans, develops and manufactures machines and complete lines for the fields of process, filling and packaging technology. Its product portfolio is rounded off by information technology, factory planning and products from Krones’ subsidiaries as intralogistics, valve production etc.

KSB is one of the world's leading suppliers of pumps and valves and related systems. KSB combines innovative technology and excellent service to provide intelligent solutions. This approach means that KSB employees are close to customers on all continents, providing them with pumps, valves and systems for almost all applications involving the transportation of liquids. A comprehensive range of services rounds off this customer-focused portfolio.

KURZ is a major international supplier of hot stamping technology. The company has more than 4,000 employees, as well as 9 production facilities located throughout Europe, the United States, and the Pacific region. It also has 23 international branch offices and 70 distributors and sales offices located throughout with the ability to provide full-service solutions that match the requirements of each individual customer.

With the LAMILUX Fiber-Reinforced Composites division, LAMILUX Heinrich Strunz Group is Europe's market leader in the production of fiber-reinforced composites. Manufactured on continuous production lines with a length of over 100 meters, and supplied in sheets or lengths, LAMILUX Fiber-Reinforced Composites plan is gaining ground in the caravan, utility vehicle, construction and bus industries and in many other industries thanks to its excellent mechanical and visual properties. The complex manufacturing process, which was invented by us, is the epitome of material quality.

This depatment of the university of Erlangen-Nuremberg connects additive production, Engineering, etc.

LEONI is a global supplier of wires, optical fibers, cables and cable systems as well as related development services for applications in the automotive business and other industries. LEONI offers customised solutions and complete systems with perfectly tuned components - from the cable itself to the required connectors and mountings.

For over 100 years the Balz quarry has been producing quality Jura Limestone for the construction industry, from the traditional building stone and paving of the past, Balz became the pioneers of supplying Jura Limestone as a veneer cladding, along with the technical back-up to ensure success and satisfaction.

“I feel better”. People the world over should be able to say this about themselves - at the start of each and every new day. High expectations and demands together with a high level of motivation and drive. In order to meet this challenge, medi is developing products and technologies that give people a better quality of life.

For several decades, Meyer produces innovative machinery such as fusing machines, heating presses, laminating lines and also large molding lines. Our satisfied customers all over the world are taken by our thorough knowledge and our innovative solutions.

Neue Materialien Bayreuth Ltd. (NMB) carries out development projects, materials analysis and consulting for industry partners in the fields of plastics, metals and ceramics.

Neue Materialien Fürth Ltd. (NMF) focuses on the development of innovative process technologies in order to manufacture near net-shape metallic and polymer lightweight constructions. Based on high pressure die casting and injection molding especially composites, foamed materials, and hybrid structures are the main topics.

NIFCO KTW - Kunststofftechnik Weissenburg specializes in small-scale and large-scale series manufacturing of plastics products. In this area we offer everything from a single source - from initial development of products to the final assembly.

NILIT Plastics is a worldwide active, backward integrated producer of Polyamide resins and compounds. The company develops tailor-made solutions in close cooperation with its customers from E&E, Automotive and Industrial & Consumer. These high-performance Polyamide compounds are dedicated to meet latest trends, such as metal replacement, halogen-free flame retardancy and environmental sustainability.

Nitto Deutschland deals with most of the product lines made and marketed by the Nitto Denko Group worldwide: single-coated PSA-tapes, double-coated PSA-tapes, protective films, EPDM-foam materials, NVH-materials, breathable PTFE-membranes, etc.  Since Germany is leading the growth market of renewable energy sources (e.g. solar and wind energy), our German colleagues have an important challenge to put Nitto on the map with the key players in this market.

From the design part to the high-end component, design parts and mechatronic drive technology to polymer bonded magnets - we are experts in futureoriented solutions. And we care for our projects from development to "turnkey" assembly.

Hydro power - to produce electricity from water, gaining an environmentally friendly energy from a permanently renewable source, has been our motivating force since more than 100 years. Small water plants must meet the natural conditions and the various operating tasks. For this reason we are building tailor-made hydro power stations.

We focus on a narrative approach to design. We visualize complex content and generate emotional campaigns for products and brands. We transfer innovation and knowledge into an emotional experience.