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• Fourth altogether feat in a “Excellence in Production” competition
• Jury assured by pioneering innovations
Audi is for a fourth time a “Toolmaker of a Year.” That is a outcome of a eminent attention foe “Excellence in Production” orderly by a Toolmaking Laboratory (WZL) of RWTH Aachen University and a Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology (IPT). Audi Toolmaking succeeded opposite some-more than 290 toolmaking and mold creation departments from companies in a German vocalization countries. Michael Breme, Head of Toolmaking during AUDI AG, was presented with a winner’s crater during a 15th “Toolmaking with a Future” general colloquium in Aachen on Wednesday evening.
The jury stoical of members from a fields of industry, business and investigate were assured by a farrago of innovations from Audi Toolmaking ‑ trimming from intelligent collection that exclusively control themselves to guarantee a pointing of sheet-metal collection totalled in hundredths of millimeters to 3D printers for a prolongation of steel parts. The jury also praised Audi Toolmaking’s technological capability as good as a financial, organizational and vital aspects. The result: Audi was voted a leader in a particular difficulty “Internal toolmaking with some-more than 50 employees” and in a altogether competition. This is already a fourth feat for Audi Toolmaking, that means it is a record prizewinner. “Toolmaking has always been one of Audi’s core competences. With a resourceful talent, we attain again and again in pulling a bounds of what is technically feasible. In this way, we lay a substructure for a high‑quality automobile bodies and say a glorious station vis‑à‑vis a general competitors,” settled Prof. Dr. Hubert Waltl, Board of Management Member for Production during AUDI AG.
Audi Toolmaking covers a whole routine sequence of sheet-metal production. The multiplication reserve Audi as as good as other brands of a Volkswagen Group with combining collection and production equipment. Audi Toolmaking now employs some-more than 2,000 people during a stream 5 locations of Ingolstadt, Neckarsulm, Barcelona (Spain), Győr (Hungary) and Beijing (China). “This esteem is a good respect and acknowledgment of a work. As good as factors such as soundness and precision, peculiarity awareness, potency and sustainability, a success is due above all to a imagination of a team. It is they who make a Toolmaking so effective,” pronounced Michael Breme, Head of Audi Toolmaking.
The annual endowment of “Toolmaker of a Year” is an beginning of a Toolmaking Laboratory (WZL) of RWTH Aachen University and a Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology (IPT). The esteem has now been awarded for a twelfth time; one of a aims is to serve strengthen a general competitiveness of German toolmaking and mold making.