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Lightweight Forging Initiative Phase II LCV

The cooperation consisted of 15 forging companies, 10 steel producers (long products ) and one engineering consultant. 2015/2016 the initiative has demonstrated a lightweight design potential of 99 kg in the powertrain and chassis of a light duty truck.

The Initiative continues; the results attained will continue to be examined for feasibility together with the Design and Development departments at the OEMs.

The participating companies of “Phase II: Light Commercial Vehicle” of The Lightweight Forging Initiative

The new cooperation of Phase II comprises the companies shown here. For detailed information, please visit the websites of the individual companies.

ArcelorMittal
BGH Edelstahl Siegen GmbH, Siegen (Boschgotthardshütte)
Buderus Edelstahl GmbH
CDP Bharat Forge GmbH, Ennepeteal
DEUTSCHE EDELSTAHLWERKE GmbH
EZM Edelstahlzieherei Mark GmbH
Felss Holding GmbH
Fuchs Schraubenwerk GmbH
Georgsmarienhütte GmbH
Hammerwerk Fridingen GmbH
Johann Hay GmbH und Co. KG
HEWI G. Winker GmbH & Co. KG
Hirschvogel Holding GmbH
KAMAX Holding GmbH & Co. KG
Lech-Stahlwerke GmbH
LEIBER Group GmbH & Co. KG
Metaldyne
Richard Neumayer - Gesellschaft für Umformtechnik mbH
Otto Fuchs KG
Ruhrtaler Gesenkschmiede
Saarstahl AG
ZF Sachs Engineering GmbH
Schmiedetechnik Plettenberg GmbH & Co. KG
Schondelmaier GmbH Presswerk
SEISSENSCHMIDT AG
SONA BLW Präzisionsschmiede GmbH
Stahl­werk Anna­hütte Max Ai­cher GmbH & Co. KG
Swiss Steel AG
voestalpine AG
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
fka Forschungsgesellschaft Kraftfahrwesen mbH Aachen