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The principal facilities of Fraunhofer IWU are located in Chemnitz, Germany, close to the Technische Universität Chemnitz.

The campus “E³-Production”, a production technology research complex with an area of about 9,500 m2, includes the brand-new “E³-Forschungsfabrik Resource-efficient Production” as well as large-scale test facilities for forming and cutting technology, machine tools and precision technology, a metal foam center and a Virtual Reality Center.

Fraunhofer IWU in Chemnitz deals with research topics in the field of machine tools and production systems, forming and assembling technologies, precision machining and production management.