Forming Technologies

Expertise Partner

Forming Technologies is the world’s leading developer of computer-aided engineering software for cost engineering, design and simulation of sheet metal components. Since 1989, FTI has provided OEMs and suppliers in the automotive, aerospace and appliance industries with innovative software and training solutions designed to reduce development time and material costs. FTI has trained over 12,000 engineers in formability and die design and is considered best in class around the world for its industry training programs.


PRICE Systems

Innovation Partner

PRICE Systems has over 4 decades experience in the delivery of hardware and software Cost Engineering Solutions in multiple sectors. Recently we have been utilising our experience within the automotive sector implementing highly detailed hardware estimating solutions for supplier cost control. Based on the moving demands of the automotive industry we have developed innovative solutions to reliably determine the effort and cost associated with software development and hardware design engineering activities across the product lifecycle.


Munro & Associates

Exhibition Partner

Since 1988, Munro & Associates has consistently saved companies billions of dollars spanning the gamut of manufacturing industries from aerospace, defense, automotive, marine, medical, heavy industries, MTDM, consumer electronics and more. Munro & Associates has a proven track record of helping companies reduce “time to market”, R&D, engineering and manufacturing costs all while increasing the quality of our customers products, processes and systems. This has resulted in our customers realizing not only higher profit margins, but also significantly increasing market share or, in some cases, achieving market dominance.



Exhibition Partner

Since 1998, FACTON has helped automotive manufacturers win more profitable business by improving the way they do product costing and quoting. Our flagship FACTON EPC software standardizes costing across the enterprise and delivers maximum product cost transparency throughout every phase of the product life cycle. Manufacturers accelerate their costing, achieve pinpoint cost accuracy and secure their profitability by working with the FACTON EPC Suite. Our international portfolio of customers includes Ford Motor Company, Henniges Automotive, DURA Automotive Systems, Airbus, Mahle Behr, MANN+HUMMEL, Porsche and other renowned manufacturers.



Exhibition Partner

aPriori is the leading provider of digital manufacturing simulation software.  By connecting the digital twin to aPriori Digital Factories, we automatically generate Design for Manufacturability (DFM) and Design to Cost (DTC) insights, helping manufacturers collaborate across the product development process to make better design, sourcing and manufacturing decisions, drive product costs lower and create higher-value products in less time.

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exaas GmbH

Event Partner

exaas is a digital platform for industrial companies that gives easy access to high quality expert knowledge. The platform provides engineers and related departments a simple solution to quickly receive answers to difficult questions from specialized experts. To cover a wide range of processes and skills, exaas has built a large network of companies, consultants and research institutes in the industrial space.