Serial Production of Lightweight Design

Whether it’s a question of components or of manufacturing technologies, the Lightweight and Application Center (LAC) in Meitingen develops tailor-made solutions for the automotive sector and other industries.

Entering the Lightweight and Application Center (LAC), the first thing you hear is just a constant background hum. It comes from the 80-meter-long carbon fiber pilot plant. Standing near it, you can marvel at how carbon fibers, which are roughly one tenth as thick as a human hair, are processed and converted into production-ready components. The expansive ultra-modern facilities at the heart of the LAC are where robots are turning thousands of semi-finished fiber products into prototypes.

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