Dr. Michael Effing: speaker at Simon Kucher and partner´s power pricing conference

On November 30st, 2017, Dr. Michael Effing will be one of the spokespersons at Simon Kucher and partner´s conference about Power Pricing at Frankfurt airport. Please see the program here. For further information, feel free to contact us. Looking forward to seeing you there!


Market and Technology Study: Energy Storage Systems

Dr. Michael Effing advises a worldwide joint market and technology study on technological key enablers which will be carried out by AZL in conjunction with Conbility. BVES Bundesverband Energiespeicher e.V. (German Energy Storage Association) supports the targets of the study which will start in November 2017. Further information can be found in the press release or in the brochure


Composites Germany - Position paper is ready

The aim of Composites Germany is to strengthen the composites industry in Germany. In the framework of its mission to build up representation of interests, Composites Germany edited a position paper with the goal to build upon the high level of competence in Germany and work with the government to develop Germany in the global market as the leading supplier of material- independent lightweight construction to all industries using all represented materials and to position it as an international leading supplier. Lightweight construction technologies combine a high economic potential with resource protection and energy efficiency. Lightweight construction therefore needs to become one of the central industrial and innovation-political topics in the new legislative period. Please find the entire paper here.


AZL: Group of companies invests in future of SMC

A consortium of international companies joined forces to drive the future of Sheet Molding Compound (SMC), an established and cost-efficient material for the production of lightweight components. The companies will kick off a joint Market and Technology Study on September 12, 2017 which will pave the way for establishing a new high-performance generation of SMC materials (High-Performance SMC). Companies along the entire SMC value chain as well as those interested in the SMC technology are invited to join. Please find the related press release here.


Strategic Partnership with Japanese MaruHachi

As of July 1st, 2017, the Japan-based thermoplastic composites material developer and manufacturer MaruHachi Group expands its activities into the European market in cooperation with Dr. Michael Effing (AMAC GmbH) who will advise and support the company strategically. Please find the related press release here.