AZL took part in the African Advanced Manufacturing & Composites Show
Managing Director Dr. Michael Emonts was invited to the African Advanced Manufacturing & Composites Show at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in South Africa as an international Keynote speaker. Dr. Michael Emonts’s keynote speech “Lightweight Production: a unique approach for the close collaboration between research and the international lightweight industry” represented the AZL and brought our[…]
New AZL Workgroup: “Advanced Thermoset Production”
AZL is expanding its existing Workgroup “High-Speed RTM Matrices” to a new Workgroup named “Advanced Thermoset Production”, based on requests from various AZL Partners. The extension was motivated by numerous innovations in the area of thermoset processes which only can be partly covered by the so-far workgroup focus on RTM. The Workgroup “Advanced Thermoset Production”[…]
AZL Buildings and Infrastructure Workgroup meeting at the leading trade fair for architecture materials and systems, in Munich
The next meeting of the AZL Workgroup “Composites in Buildings & Infrastructure” is taking place at BAU 2019 in Munich to closely involve representatives of the building industry and to network with end-users and architects. After a successful second workgroup meeting, the AZL is taking the next meeting directly to the source of new input[…]
JEC and AZL renew their Cooperation lasting since 2015
For the 5th time already, JEC and AZL join forces to realize a special exhibition during JEC World 2019 – We are looking forward to meeting you at “Composites in Action” in Paris. The purpose of the partnership is to jointly promote actual developments and insights regarding integrative lightweight production technology at JEC World to[…]
AZL started two new projects addressing thermoplastic tapes
In a study, AZL together with multiple companies identifies potentials and challenges of using thermoplastic tapes in injection molded components. In a follow-up project, AZL together with the established and extended consortium from the first project continue the development of a game changing machine system for manufacturing tailored composite blanks in high volumes at medium[…]
New Study: Composites in Furniture
Composites offer a broad potential to be used in furniture parts and structures. This is why, AZL together with companies from the composite and furniture industry will launch a new Market and Technology Study to identify potentials and future applications for composites in furniture. The study will start with a kick-off during Composites Europe in[…]
New ENGEL Injection Molding System at AZL of RWTH Aachen University
Our partner, the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL) of RWTH Aachen University is installing a new ENGEL injection molding system in its technical center.
Thermoplastic Tapes in Injection Molded Parts
AZL and IKV are starting a new Joint Market and Technology Study “Potentials and Challenges of Thermoplastic Tapes for SME Injection Molders.
Ultra-Fast Manufacturing of Tailored Composite Blanks: Successful Development and Evaluation of the Machine Prototype and the Tape Processing with in-situ Consolidation
The AZL together with 12 Partner Companies completed a Joint R&D Partner Project to develop a new machine prototype allowing the ultra-fast manufacturing of tailored composite blanks. The follow-up project will start on October 10th, 2018.
AZL Annual Partner Meeting 2018 bringing together 140 representatives of the AZL Network
On 27th and 28th June, 2018 the AZL Annual Partner Meeting took place. This year, for the 5th meeting already, 140 representatives of the 81 Partner Companies from 21 different countries came together for their strategic meeting and to get an overview of the activities of the past year and to define topics and activities for the coming year.