WZL and Fraunhofer IPT

The four directors of the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering WZL of the RWTH and the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT warmly welcome you to the 29th AWK - Aachen Machine Tool Colloquium!

Since 1906, the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering WZL of the RWTH Aachen University has been involved in research and consultancy projects of a fundamental nature and in work oriented towards the needs of industry. The WZL develops innovative, practical solutions to ensure that businesses develop successfully. The WZL aims to cover the whole field of production engineering by working on a wide range of topics from strategy, innovation, production and quality management to control, machine, production, measuring and gear technology.

The Fraunhofer-Institute for Production Technology IPT develops production system solutions, focusing on the development of (new) production processes and production metrology as well as the associated plant and machining concepts. The institute also offers quality, technology and purchasing management with which to assist established companies in introducing new technologies. The Fraunhofer IPT’s clients and cooperation partners come from all areas of the production industry, in particular the field of air and space technology, the automotive industry and its suppliers, tool and die makers, precision mechanics and optics industries as well as the machine tool industry.
Werkzeugmaschinenlabor WZL
der RWTH Aachen
Steinbachstraße 19
52074 Aachen
Telefon +49 241 80-27400
Fax +49 241 80-22293

Fraunhofer-Institut für
Produktionstechnologie IPT
Steinbachstraße 17
52074 Aachen
Telefon +49 241 8904-0
Fax +49 241 8904-198