The Working Group Fineblanking (AKF) is a strategic research tool for innovative companies in the fineblanking technology sector that cooperate with the WZL of RWTH Aachen University. The merger of experts in the field of fineblanking technology and the expertise of companies from the tool technology, lubricant technology, construction technology, coating and plant engineering sectors, and many others provides an excellent basis for demanding joint research.
With the establishment of the Working Group Fineblanking in 2016, a new platform has been created to systematically address technological, economic and strategic issues in the field of fineblanking technology. The Working Group members are enabled to efficiently integrate current and future trends into their research activities at an early stage and to implement the latest findings in their own operations. The Working Group currently comprises 37 member companies.