Fraunhofer IWU

Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology


As a leading institute for resource-efficient production within the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft we are your scientific research and development partner for the future industries of automobile and mechanical engineering. For more than 20 years, the main focus of our work has been on application-oriented research and development in the field of production technology for the automotive and mechanical engineering sectors. We not only develop intelligent production systems for the manufacturing of car body and powertrain components, but we also optimize their related forming and cutting manufacturing processes.


Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU
Reichenhainer Straße 88
09126 Chemnitz

Phone +49 371 5397-0
Fax +49 371 5397-1404