Our latest series of videos showcase our Thought Leaders, who share their knowledge of lightweighting technology and how HFQ® can offer technical, sustainability and economic benefits to users of aluminium structures and the wider lightweighting ecosystem.
The fischer group is the world’s leading supplier of longitudinally welded stainless steel tubes and components. They produce in nine countries with the machines, tools, and manufacturing processes developed in Germany. This means that the fischer group is able to supply customers all over the world by the shortest possible route.”
TELOS Global specializes in the conception, design, training & consulting services and production associated with high-quality press hardened steel and aluminum stampings, tooling and the associated thermal and production equipment. Our state-of-the-art production line manufactures customized press hardened parts that our engineers develop in close collaboration with our customers. Our in-house toolmaking shop supplies the tooling required – from prototypes through to the serial products. Besides these core competencies, we process products and train on state-of-the-art Equipment using the talent and support of our entire workforce and partners.
SDE Technology is one of the largest manufacturers of pressings and assemblies in the UK and has grown to become an established manufacturer in the metal forming industry. Based on the outskirts of Shrewsbury in Shropshire, our modern, purpose-built factory is within easy access to the motorway network. All aspects of presswork are undertaken, including hydraulic deep draw presswork.
Novelis is the leading producer of flat-rolled aluminum products and the world’s largest recycler of aluminum. We work alongside our customers to provide innovative solutions to the aerospace, automotive, beverage can, and specialty markets. Operating an integrated network of technically advanced rolling and recycling facilities across North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Novelis leverages its global manufacturing and recycling footprint to deliver consistent, high-quality products around the world.
A commitment to sustainability is core to our business operations and extends to how we partner with stakeholders across the aluminum value chain. We see tremendous opportunities in continuing to expand the use of lightweight, infinitely recyclable aluminum to help our customers achieve their sustainability goals and provide consumers the environmentally friendly products they enjoy.
UACJ takes a total approach to research and development, ensuring we explore the many as yet undiscovered possibilities of aluminum and meet diverse customer needs. This encompasses everything from the development of foundational technologies related to material design and manufacturing processes, to the development of products and application technologies. We also cooperate with the world’s most cutting-edge research facilities to create new innovations.”
Atlas Copco is a global industrial tools and equipment manufacturer. The Industrial Assembly Solutions division offers innovative joining solutions with industrial adhesive dispensing and potting, self-pierce riveting, and flow-drill fastening systems.
FAGOR ARRASATE has the broadest product portfolio in the metalforming sector including leading solutions in complete stamping systems (hydraulic and mechanical presses), transfer presses, robotic press lines, press hardening, forging; cut-to-length, slitting, combined and multiblanking cutting lines; special systems for forming metal parts, band profiling and much more.
With a deep knowledge of the sector as a result of its more than 60 years of experience Fagor Arrasate has 6 production plants, 1 R+D center, and 4 Service Hubs distributed internationally to guarantee global supply and after-sales service. In addition, Fagor Arrasate has a production plant in China and a dozen centers located internationally to guarantee direct service and relations with its customers.
Fronius is a global leader in manual and fully automatic welding technology covering diverse materials and applications. Fronius works with ITL to develop welding solutions for HFQ formed components in ultra-high strength aluminium
EBNER is a global, family-owned company and market leader in heat treatment facilities for the semi-finished metal products industry. We specialize in the research, development, fabrication, installation and commissioning of heat treatment facilities for the steel, aluminum and copper base metal industries. EBNER’s pioneering concepts in modern burner technology create new perspectives in offering environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient solutions.”
Expert is the UK’s leading manufacturer of industrial automation systems, assembly tooling, automated assembly, special purpose machinery and single and multi-robotic cells, including robotic assembly. We are an established and highly respected engineering supplier to the automotive, powertrain, composites and light weighting, aerospace, medical, energy, FMCG, and OEM sectors, first established in 1972. Our philosophy is to provide the latest Advanced Manufacturing Technologies within our products and services. Our talented and experienced team members are committed to creating strong and lasting relationships with our customers by fully understanding their needs, maintaining a close working relationship and carefully managing large and small projects alike. Sectors include Automotive, Aerospace, Healthcare, Food & Beverage, FMCG, Modular Building, and General Industry.