Dr. Michael Effing speaks in Pune, India at Light Weighting Technology 2019

On February 7th, 2019, Dr. Michael Effing will participate as plenary speaker at the Light Weighting Technology Conference in Pune, India. Please find the agenda here. We are looking forward to seeing you there. 


Save the Date - AZL Annual Partner Meeting on June 4th/5th 2019 in Aachen

On June 4th and 5th 2019, the AZL Annual Partner Meeting will take place. Please save the date. Further information will follow and can be found here. We are looking forward to welcoming you there!


AZL Open Day on April 11th 2019

On April 11th 2019, the AZL invites interested companies to join the AZL Open Day and take part in nine guided tours to the lightweight institutes of the RWTH Aachen Campus, which present their technologies and equipment along the entire value chain. Interested participants will have the possibility to see the machinery halls of the institutes and the Production Engineering Cluster, where AZL provides large-scale equipment and co-working spaces for partner companies. Please register via email here


Conbility's tape placement applicator installed at Technical Center AIMEN in Spain

Conbility GmbH (Aachen, Germany) has announced that its PrePro 3D tape placement and winding applicator has been installed at the Technology Center AIMEN (O Porriño, Spain). The modular tape placement applicator was delivered in Oct. 2018. Please find the entire press release here. If you are interested in this system, please contact AMAC GmbH directly:


Latest AZL NewsLIGHT is out

In the latest edition of the AZL NewsLIGHT, we are reporting about the first steps of our new studies - "Thermoplastic Tapes for SME Injection Molders" and "Composites in the Furniture Industry”. We are also looking forward to a successful follow-up project of Ultra-Fast Manufacturing of Tailored Composite Blanks. Another Highlight will be the next Workgroup Meeting for “Composites in Buildings & Infrastructure” which will be a two-day event in Munich at the BAU 2019, world’s leading trade fair for architecture materials and system. Enjoy reading the news from our Partner Companies, Partner Institutes and our joint Partner Network Activities here.