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Fraunhofer Cleaning Business Unit

What problem does your product solve?

The Cleaning Business Unit at Fraunhofer combines the expertise of all Fraunhofer Institutes in the field of industrial cleaning, with a focus on cleaning and pretreatment in surface technology. As a result, we offer consulting and research and development support for all issues along the process chain.

What is the main advantage of your product for customers?

The independence of the Fraunhofer Institutes in evaluating cleaning processes and systems guarantees a solution that is tailored to the customer's needs. Current issues such as environmental protection requirements are also always taken into account. Due to the different focus areas of our 10 member institutes, all areas of cleaning are covered. For customers from industry, the Fraunhofer Institutes thus provide a range of services that is unique in Germany.

How can your product contribute to industrial transformation?

Through our diversity of offerings, we make a decisive contribution to the further development and industrial use of cleaning technologies.

What else is important?

In addition to services in the areas of consulting and development, we also offer a range of advanced training courses. In our basic seminar "Expert for Industrial Component Cleaning" you can acquire the knowledge and skills for independent and efficient planning of cleaning processes and for the structured solution of problem and damage cases. The next seminar will already take place from 09 - 12 November!

Which target group do you want to address with this product?

Above all, small and medium-sized but also large companies with questions and challenges regarding industrial cleaning technology will receive competent support from us. These companies can come from a wide variety of sectors, from the automotive industry and the food industry to photonics or microelectronics.

What are you most looking forward to when you think about parts2clean 2021?

As co-organizers of parts2clean, we are of course primarily looking forward to welcoming all visitors and exhibitors back on site. Another highlight is also the technical forum, which in addition to the basic topics of industrial component cleaning will focus this year on two current topics: "Challenges posed by filmic contamination" and "Cleaning for medical and pharmaceutical technology".