Lightweight Industries

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Lightweight Industries

The development and use of lightweight construction solutions is an important requirement for the competitiveness of German industry. Lightweight construction is of great importance for a number of industries including, for example, the automotive construction and transportation, mechanical engineering, and production technology sectors as well as the construction industry. Lightweight construction will be decisive in determining whether German industry will also be successful in establishing itself as a lead provider of innovative energy and resource-efficient products in the future. Against the background of the fact that Germany is a worldwide leader in the production and production techniques of innovative materials, lightweight construction is a central industrial political issue.

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The Lightweight Industry in Germany | © GTAI The Lightweight Industry in Germany [Issue 2018]

The development of lightweight construction, materials, and design has an important role to play in consolidating Germany's role as an international industry leader. More


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