The Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology IPK conducts applied research and development across the whole process spectrum of manufacturing industry - from product development, production processes, maintenance of investment goods, and product recycling to the design and management of manufacturing companies. We also transfer production technology solutions to areas of application outside of industry such as medicine, transport and security. IPK is structured in seven divisions: Corporate Management, Virtual Product Creation, Production Systems, Joining and Coating Technology, Automation Technology, Quality Management, and Medical Technology. Close collaboration between divisions means that we are able to tackle even extremely complex issues.
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