• Simulation software for sheet metal forming by AutoForm
  • CAD/CAM software for machining
  • Tailored-blank welding system from ANDRITZ Soutec
  • Precision laser tube-welding system
  • Copper bar CNC bending and punching machines from EHRT
  • Special aluminium alloys
  • Cable harness technology from Schunk Sonosystems
  • CNG cylinders
  • CNG conversion kits
  • CNG valves

Andritz Soutec

ANDRITZ Soutec is the market leader in the field of high-quality laser welding systems for flat and round parts. More than 130 fully automated systems produce more than 200 million parts per year globally for the automotive industry. ANDRITZ Soutec is also a leading company for resistance welding systems, in particular for the heating, ventilation and air conditioning industries.


Soutec's global activities are based on more than 60 years of experience and development, characterised by a high degree of efficiency and excellent standards of quality.


Soutec concentrates its activities on the automotive industry, for which it manufactures equipment for the production of customised blanks, tubular blanks, steel fuel tanks and exhaust systems.


AutoForm provides software solutions along the entire process chain for the die-making and sheet metal forming industries. With 250 dedicated employees , AutoForm is recognised as the leading provider of software for product manufacturing, tool and material costing, die face design and virtual process optimisation.


Each of the Top 20 automotive OEMs and most of their suppliers have selected AutoForm as their preferred software. Besides its headquarters in Switzerland, AutoForm has branches in Germany, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, India, China, Japan and Korea. With its agents, AutoForm also has a presence in more than 15 other countries.

Hexagon xperion GmbH

Hexagon xperion GmbH, headquartered in Kassel, Germany, is a leading manufacturer of Type 4 high pressure cylinders for the automotive industry and gas transportation. Our core competencies are in the development, production and distribution of composite high-pressure vessels (Type 4) for the installation into vehicles of all kinds for the storage as well as the transportation of compressed gases, in particular natural gas and hydrogen. Special diving tanks for the Navy, and riser pipes for offshore applications round off our product portfolio.


In October 2016, xperion was acquired by Hexagon Composites, a publicly listed company with its headquarters in Aalesund, Norway. Hexagon Composites operates some of the world's most advanced facilities for designing, testing and manufacturing of all-composite cylinders and systems for gas applications.