To strengthen and develop their business activities in composites, the Institute for Textile Technology at RWTH Aachen University (ITA), Aachen/Germany, and their ITA GmbH, has entered into a cooperation with industrial and business consulting company AMAC GmbH, Aachen.
The ITA develops complete solutions from the manufacturing of the fiber itself over the processing of textile intermediates with thermoplastic and thermoset resins, textile-based part manufacturing, capabilities such as braiding, pultrusion and in-situ impregnation of textile preforms. Top 3 focused industries are transportation and particularly the e-mobility sector, building and construction as well as the wind energy sector. Additionally, ITA GmbH is the partner of the industry in R&D, focusing on 8 business segments, providing technology and knowledge transfer, as well as offering comprehensive solutions along the entire textile value chain.
The background of the strategic cooperation with focus on composites is the long-term experience and know-how with all aspects of continuous fibers, nonwovens and web-based reinforcements which allows the ITA to deliver to the composite manufacturers a complete technology and service offer around the development of technical textiles.