Impression Technologies’ headquarters in Coventry, UK, features a full-scale HFQ® aluminium hot forming press line and materials characterisation laboratory. Watch a video of the HFQ® press in action.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gränges drives the development of lighter, smarter, and more sustainable aluminium products and solutions. The company’s innovative engineering has transformed the industry for more than 125 years, and the company holds leading positions in rolled products for thermal management systems, speciality packaging and selected niche applications in Asia, Europe, and Americas.
Gränges is a leading supplier of rolled aluminium materials and offers production, sales, technical support, and customer-driven product development. Sustainability is a natural part of its core business and strategy, and it strives to integrate sustainability aspects across all operations
FEV is an internationally recognised leader in the design and development of internal combustion engines, conventional, electric, and alternative vehicle drive systems, energy technology, and a major supplier of advanced testing and instrumentation products and services to some of the world’s largest powertrain OEMs. Founded in 1978, today the company employs worldwide highly skilled research and development specialists on several continents.
Rovalma is a technological leader in the development and supply of advanced materials with unique thermo-mechanical properties for dies and tools of material forming processes, in particular die casting, plastic injection moulding, composite forming, stamping, and cutting of AHSS and other difficult materials.
The company’s mission is to provide innovation through die materials and added value through cost advantages, productivity gains and increased product quality. Their tool steels often lead to increase process productivity by 20-40% and enable reduced weights and improved quality of the produced components.
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.
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
Senior Aerospace Thermal Engineering is a leading aerospace components manufacturer, supplying aero engine and airframe OEMs and their Tier 1 suppliers globally. Using high technology processes, the company specialises in hot and cold formed components in high temperature aerospace alloys, complex fabricated assemblies, and thermal insulation heat shields and systems.
Senior Aerospace Thermal Engineering has over 30 years of experience of the quality standards in the aerospace industry with certification to AS9100 rev D and accredited by NADCAP for special processes.
Celebrating 100 years as a company in 2023, TRUMPF was founded in 1923 as a series of mechanical workshops, and has since developed into one of the world’s leading companies for machine tools, laser technology and electronics for industrial applications.
As one of the market and technology leaders in machine tools and lasers for industrial manufacturing, TRUMPF works with innovations in almost every sector. Its mission is to further develop and digitally connect production technology, to make it even more efficient, precise, and futureproof.
Since 1959, Quality Metalcraft and Experi-Metal, Inc. (QMC EMI) has been supporting the mobility industry with engineering excellence. From small bracketry to complete Body in White vehicles, the US-based company offers a range of technologies and services for all of your metal fabrication needs. With decades of experience as a leading metal stamping company in the automotive, commercial vehicle, aerospace, and defence industries, they will turn your next project into a reality
ESI is deeply passionate about the positive impact its work has on the world. Its predictive, real-time, immersive physics-powered simulation solutions, combined with extensive talent and intellectual property, helps its clients save valuable time, resources, and cost by avoiding costly and limited physical testing.
With over 50 years in business, ESI harnesses the power of predictive modelling and virtual prototyping to revolutionise decision-making, with its innovation spanning automotive, aerospace, and heavy machinery.
AutoForm is a trusted partner for the digital transformation of engineering and manufacturing processes in sheet metal forming and BiW assembly. With offices in the major global markets and distribution partners in many countries, AutoForm is ideally positioned to provide optimal customer care and assistance.
Today, with over 400 dedicated employees worldwide, AutoForm is recognised as the leading provider of software for product manufacturability, tool and material cost calculation, die face design, and virtual stamping, as well as BiW assembly process optimisation.
Specialising in sheet metal projects for over three decades, PAB has a long history of working with the automotive, aerospace, rail and defence industries. The company provides such services as assembly, finishing, lasers, welding and metal stamping, with a key focus on innovation.
Established in 1986, PAB’s commitment to outstanding quality and service has fuelled its significant investment and growth, with the company now employing in excess of 110 people. It specialises in a complete service for one-off prototypes and small production runs, helping to save businesses time and reduce costs.
With over 50 years’ experience in engineering, SDE Technology is one of the largest manufacturers of pressings and assemblies in the UK. Based on the outskirts of Shrewsbury in Shropshire, the company’s modern, purpose-built factory is centrally located with easy access to the motorway network.
SDE Technology specialises in metal pressing in different formats and materials, everything from high strength alloys to stainless steel, and now HFQ® aluminium. They offer a complementary range of surface finishing technologies, and will also collect and deliver using their own fleet of HGV vehicles.