Fraunhofer IWU - The leading institute for resource-efficient production

As a leading institute for resource-efficient production within the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft we are your scientific research and development partner for the future industries of automobile and mechanical engineering. Since 25 years, the main focus of our work has been on application-oriented research and development in the field of production technology for the automotive and mechanical engineering sectors. We not only develop intelligent production systems for the manufacturing of car body and powertrain components, but we also optimize their related forming and cutting manufacturing processes.

Important Dates

 

Trade Fair, Düsseldorf, Nov. 19-22, 2019

Ultrafast 3D printing

formnext 2019

 

Conference, Berlin, March 18-19, 2020

DDMC 2020

Fraunhofer Direct Digital Manufacturing Conference, organized by Fraunhofer Additive Manufacturing Alliance

Current Research

 

Presswerk 4.0: Cutting downtimes in half, making manufacturing flexible

 

Generating eco-friendly power with metal rotor blades

 

Health screening for industrial machines

 

Automated assembly of aircraft wings