Fehrmann Tech Group, based in Hamburg, Germany, and the Armstrong Group, headquartered in Singapore, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which establishes the framework for their joint efforts in developing aluminium-based solutions, as well as those for foam and elastomer. Utilising AI, the partners aim to enhance performance and efficiency in various fields, including automotive and aviation, along with other diverse applications.
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“As pioneers in aluminium technology, this strategic collaboration allows us to further expand our innovations into new sectors, particularly in the Asia-Pacific market,” stated Henning Fehrmann, chairman and CEO of Fehrmann Tech Group.
Armstrong Group added, “Our cross-industry operational expertise across seven countries and sixteen factories will be invaluable in this partnership, as we aim to deliver more innovative and customer-centric solutions in advancing today’s noise, vibration, heat and safety management. With fifty of experience, Armstrong Asia serves a broad array of industries including automotive, consumer, office and retail productivity as well as healthcare & medical. Partnering with Fehrmann Tech Group amplifies our commitment to driving innovation and serving our global customer base more effectively.”
Fehrmann Materials X, a specialised branch of Fehrmann Tech Group, houses a diverse team of experts with experience in simulation, AI, and data science. They specialise in materials informatics and the rapid digital development of high-performance materials. This team works closely with aluminium and metal foundry specialists at Fehrmann Materials to craft sustainable custom alloys suitable for demanding industrial applications in the automotive, aerospace, energy, and electronics sectors. The expertise of Fehrmann Materials X in digital alloy development and materials informatics is intended to significantly enhance the joint venture, boosting the potential for creating cutting-edge material solutions.
The collaboration is anticipated to produce advanced technologies that leverage Fehrmann’s expertise in aluminium alloy development and Armstrong Asia’s skills in rubber manufacturing. Potential applications may involve lightweight parts and composite materials that integrate aluminium and rubber.
Fehrmann Materials is exhibiting at Formnext 2023 in Hall 12, C122.