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SOLUTIONS.

YOUR TRUSTED ENGINEERING PARTNER FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH.

Forward Engineering is your trusted partner for holistic and sustainable product development. Our team supports you with comprehensive design, material and process know-how in the field of technical and fiber-reinforced polymers, functional lightweight construction, and CAE-supported multi-material design optimization. Bringing together our global network of material manufacturers, technology providers and tier suppliers enables the resource efficient and cost-effective implementation of new and emerging technologies to meet and exceed your goals.

Holistic BIW

  • Methodical multi-material design and optimization
  • Optimization of crash performance
  • Evaluation of different production scenarios
  • Definition of joining techniques
  • Sustainability and cost engineering

Part

  • Cost-based, performance and sustainability driven Design for Manufacturing from concept through series production
  • Development & Validation Program Management
  • Evaluation of selected manufacturing technologies and production scenarios

Validation

  • CAE: Static, Dynamic and Crash Analysis at Component and Vehicle Level
  • CAE Methodology for Composites and Joining Techniques
  • Process Simulation
  • Prototyping
  • Hardware Testing

Process

  • Technology Benchmark & Selection
  • Feasibility study and market potential analysis
  • Circular Economy Optimization
  • Cost assessment of the entire value chain
  • Ramp-up Trials, Quality & Process Validation

Material

  • Material Benchmark & Selection
  • Feasibility studies and market potential analysis
  • Standardized Composite Material Characterization & Testing
  • Design for Sustainability

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