The AZL Team

We are an experienced, professional, committed and multifaceted team. Our strengths lie in creativity, efficiency and a high level of technical expertise. Together we stand for a successful and productive liaison between research and industry. We would be happy to support your progress in lightweight production technology.

Meet the AZL senior engineers for composite and lightweight engineering:

Dr.-Ing. Kai Fischer

Managing Partner


Susanna Formanns

Marketing & Event Manager

Louisa Dahlen

Marketing & Event Assistant


Benedikt Spiertz

Head of Accounting | Controlling

Expertise/ background in:

Production and development of composite parts
Materials: thermoset and thermoplastic resins, continuous fiber composites, metals and plastic-metal hybrids
Process: prepreg, autoclave, resin infusion, RTM, milling, tooling, joining, quality assurance
Design: CAD design and design to process
Networking: Matchmaking with academic and industrial partners

I will support you in:

  • Process selection, evaluation and implementation
  • Evaluation and benchmarking of solutions
  • Identification of applications
  • Benchmarking with market companions state of the art solutions
  • Identification and elimination of pain points
  • Connect with the right partners for industrial implementation