Innovation Network Copper Processing

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The Innovation Network Copper Processing (IKB) was founded in 2021 and aims to advance technologies and promote innovations in the copper processing industry through cooperation between research and industry. The focus of the Copper Processing Innovation Network is on the pre-competitive development of solution approaches along the entire value chain for the manufacture of complex products made of copper and brass. Particular focal points are machining, forming technology and the digitalization of processes and process chains. The network currently consists of 22 member companies in a homogeneous composition of large companies as well as small and medium-sized enterprises and shapes a cross-industry exchange.