Airborne goes D-A-CH with AMAC

As of October 1st, 2019, the Netherlands-based global market leading manufacturer of advanced automation equipment and solutions for composites, Airborne, strengthens its activities particularly in German speaking countries, the so-called D-A-CH region, comprising Germany, Austria and Switzerland with Dr. Michael Effing from AMAC. The Dutch company is looking for specialised partnerships to develop and deepen its international business opportunities in the aerospace and automotive markets. Please view the related press-release here.


Dr. Michael Effing Interview at China Composites

At this year´s China Composites, Dr. Michael Effing was interviewed together with his partners Dr. Michael Emonts (CEO AZL Aachen GmbH) and Dr. Daniel He (CEO Reach Group) Please see the video here. 


AVK market report is available

After six years of constant growing, the GFRP market stagnates in 2019. The entire annual market report made by AVK was presented at ICC in Stuttgart which took place together with Composites Europe. Further information can be found here.


AZL NewsLIGHT #14 is out

In this edition, we introduce our new Partnership Model: The Business+ Partnership. We also report on the winner of the JEC Innovation Award 2019, the “Ultra-Fast Manufacturing for Composite Tailored Blanks”, the “New Designs for Double-Belt Presses” as well as many more insights from our partner companies and institutes. Enjoy reading it here.


AZL Annual Partner Meeting about 140 guests...

The AZL thanks all participants for a suspenseful 6th AZL Annual Partner Meeting on 4th and 5th June, 2019. About 140 representatives of the more than 80 Partner Companies from 20 different countries came together for their strategic meeting and to define topics and activities for the coming year. In different sessions, the AZL Partner Companies and Institutes were updated on the activities of the previous year comprising meetings of our well-established workgroups as well as project meetings of Joint Partner Projects during the two-day meeting in the Aachen football stadium Tivoli. Among others, Prof. Dr. Kampker and Prof. Dr. Hopmann were on site as speakers and held presentations on future lightweight topics and mobility concepts. We are looking forward to the next AZL Annual Partner Meeting in 2020!