The PTW stands with its name for over 120 years of industry-oriented top-level research in the field of production technology. The focus here is on the machining of metallic materials, the construction and design of machine tools and components as well as process optimisation, production organisation and energy efficiency in manufacturing. With our experience and expertise in the field of production technology, we also advise, support and train numerous partners from industry.
In the various industry working groups, we conduct long-term research together with partners from industry on key topics with central relevance for production.
As a practice-oriented institute, we bring the current state of research into application in a variety of workshops and further training courses. From Industry 4.0 and lean production to innovative manufacturing processes and measures to increase energy efficiency and flexibility, we offer a wide range of current topics.
The PTW actively participates in numerous conferences and trade fairs. In addition, we organize our own events. Our current trade fairs and conferences are listed here.