Automotive

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Trends in the automotive industry call for interdisciplinary expertise. If a company wants to concern itself with electromobility, it also has to know a great deal about other aspects, such as quality, technical cleanliness and lightweight engineering, as well as coating and joining technologies.

Right from the start, risks need to be methodically assessed with the aid of failure mode and effect analyses (FMEA) and appropriate safety concepts elaborated. Since the tiniest quantities of contamination can cause vehicle damage, clearly defined testing methods are required to assure the cleanliness of every component. As well as reducing weight, lightweight building materials also offer maximum stability. To design appealing and functional products, manufacturers need to implement innovative coating and joining techniques.

Our business unit “Automotive” covers the entire automotive value chain and helps companies to develop and implement comprehensive solutions.

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