Employees of IBF with a formed ring

Here you can find the contact details of our employees. You are welcome to contact them if you have any questions. Photo: Ahrens+Steinbach Projekte

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Services, Research & Development

Cross-Die - Test and Simulation

We use our knowledge and equipment to offer you tailored services and bilateral research projects.

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Events and Seminars

Plenary hall of ASK Metal Forming Conference

We offer seminars on various topics and processes and host the ASK Metal Forming Conference every three years. Photo: Tim Kurth

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Close-up picture of a folded crashbox

The IBF newsletter, published every six months in June and December, reports on interesting research topics, events and current developments at the institute.

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Working at IBF

Employee conducting experiments at a rolling mill

We offer career opportunities for academic and technical staff, student assistants and apprentices. Photo: Martin Braun

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VBF - Supporting Association

vbf Logo

The association promotes teaching, research and technology transfer in the field of forming technology in accordance with its statutes and in particular supports the IBF. Image: vbf

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History of IBF

Machine laboratory of IBF in 1958

The Institute of Metal Forming looks back on a history of more than 80 years.

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