Cetex Institute non-profit organization

Cetex is the application-oriented research institute in Germany for new technologies and machines for the production of technical textiles, textile-based semi-finished products, functional components and high-performance structures.

Focus of work: process development, machine development

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IST – Institute of Lightweight Structures at Chemnitz University of Technology

Among others, the Department of Lightweight Structures and Polymer Technology (SLK) and the Professorship Textile Technologies (TT) are affiliated with the Institute. The IST is a central part of major research projects at the Chemnitz University of Technology.

Focus of work: simulation of FRP components and processes, prototype production of textile reinforcing semi-finished products

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Saxon Textile Research Institute e.V. STFI

The research activities at the Centre of Excellence in Nonwovens and the Innovation Centre for Technical Textiles at STFI cover everything from fiber preparation, yarn processing and fabric formation as well as different ways of finishing up to the recycling technologies of technical textiles and developments thereof.

Focus of work: Textile reinforcing structures, testing, recycling

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Fraunhofer Research Center STEX

The Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU is an engine for innovations in the research and development of production technologies. Our scientific research and contract research focuses on components, processes and the associated complex machine systems – the entire factory.

Focus of work: Hybrid constructions

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