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MTC Lightweight Structures e. V.

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Association

With the start of the Cluster of Excellence the MTC Lightweight Structures e. V. will be established as a cooperation platform for participating companies. This structural and organisational unit is strongly oriented towards the requirements and demands of progressive companies and SMEs. Interested persons and companies can become members of the MTC Lightweight Structures e. V. They participate of the research results and the development of the system demonstrators.

Objectives of the association

  • Establishment and maintenance of an international network between industry and science
  • Initiation of new projects with national and international partners within the cluster platform
  • Co-operation on all technical issues of key technologies for resource-efficient production of lightweight structures
  • Establishment of specialised working groups within the IRD’s of the Cluster of Excellence MERGE
  • Joint presentation of the members at conferences, trade shows and conventions
  • Establishment of an information and communication platform
  • Promotion of education and training programs within the key technologies in the context of the BRE strategy

Contact

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Prof. E. h. Prof. Lothar Kroll Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Prof. E. h. Prof. Lothar Kroll
Chairman

MTC Lightweight Structures e.V.
Technologie-Campus 1
09126 Chemnitz, Germany

Phone:+49 371 531...
Fax:+49 371 531...
Email:info@...

Dipl.- Ing. Norbert Schramm Dipl.- Ing. Norbert Schramm
Executive director

MTC Lightweight Structures e.V.
Technologie-Campus 1
09126 Chemnitz, Germany

Phone:+49 371 531...
Fax:+49 371 531...
Email:info@...

Members

Some members of the association are listed below:



LSE Lightweight Structures Engineering GmbH, Chemnitz

The company LSE-Lightweight Structures Engineering GmbH was founded in 2008. The services cover the whole range of development processes from computation, simulation, technology development through to final component of structure integrated and multifunctional lightweight components.


Rittal GmbH & Co. KG, Herborn

Rittal GmbH & Co. KG is a German manufacturing company, which produces enclosures, climate-control technology, power distribution gear and IT infrastructure.


thermoPre e. V., Chemnitz

The association thermoPre e. V. represents 19 companies and research institutes in the area of machine and plant engineering, tool and mold making, plastics processing as well as textile and materials engineering.


Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg

Volkswagen Group, or Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, shortly VW AG, is a German multinational automotive manufacturing company headquartered in Wolfsburg.


Westfalia Presstechnik GmbH & Co. KG, Crimmitschau

The Westfalia Presstechnik GmbH & Co. KG is a specialist in metal forming technologies located in Crimmitschau, Germany.