Pepperl+Fuchs and Lufthansa Technik AG Founded the Start-Up 3D.aero

  Enquiry / contact me

This new company, headquartered at the ZAL TechCenter in Hamburg-Finkenwerder, is an equally owned joint venture and aims to research, develop and sell innovative automation solutions for the aviation industry

Pepperl+Fuchs and Lufthansa Technik AG Founded the Start-Up 3D.aero
Pepperl+Fuchs and Lufthansa Technik AG Founded the Start-Up 3D.aero

Pepperl+Fuchs GmbH of Mannheim and Lufthansa Technik AG of Hamburg have announced the foundation of an equally owned joint venture called 3D.aero GmbH. This new company aims to research, develop and sell innovative automation solutions for the aviation industry and work on solutions for the digitalization of workshops. The ZAL TechCenter in Hamburg-Finkenwerder was chosen as headquarters, being one of the largest and most modern aviation research centers in the world. This location will enable 3D.aero to network with other aviation companies

   
3D.aero services


Besides industrial workshop and factory automation solutions, 3D.aero will also offer the application of optical measuring devices, digital inspection and image processing applications and related consulting services. The company will operate as a modern start-up and have flat hierarchies, with the young team consisting mainly of Pepperl+Fuchs employees and graduates of the Institute for Aircraft Production Technology at Hamburg University of Technology.
For Pepperl+Fuchs, this is another milestone in its expansion strategy. “Thanks to this joint venture, we are now able to apply our long-term expertise in industrial automation in the aviation industry as well. So we are especially looking forward to our close collaboration with Lufthansa Technik,” says Dr. Gunther Kegel, CEO of Pepperl+Fuchs.

“We are delighted to have won Pepperl+Fuchs, a leading manufacturer of electronic components and sensors for factory and process automation, as a partner. This will enable us to keep pursuing our Industry 4.0 strategy and use this know-how for our processes and products,” says Bernhard Krueger-Sprengel, Senior Vice President Engine Services at Lufthansa Technik. While 3D.aero was founded as part of a concrete project at the Engine Services division, it will however serve all Lufthansa Technik divisions as well as other companies in the aviation industry.

Posted on January 30, 2018 - (27397 views)
Related articles
Transforming Biomass Side Streams Into Clean Energy
Replacement of Petroleum-Based Raw Materials With Vegetable Proteins
Smart Safety Valve for Technical Gases
Wireless Level Measurement for Unlimited IoT Projects
Rotork Reinforces the Open Integration Network
Hyperspectral Imaging as Chance to Improve Food Inspection Quality at Automated Food Lines
Digital Process Optimization for Medium-Sized Companies in Industry
Digital Product Pass for Valves and Manifolds
Low-Temperature Proximity Switches
Combining 5G with TSN
Handle with CO.RA
The Italian Manufacturer of Rupture Discs
Absolutely Efficient. JUMO dTRANS T09 Cable transmitter for temperature.
SPSConnect: The Digital Automation Hub
Inspiring Sustainable Connections
FLIR GF 77. The Groundbreaking, Affordable OGI Camera
Our Solutions, as Individual as You.
handle with... CO.RA
On-line Turbidity Measurement
Customized Pump Technology. For Life.
Smart Safety Valve for Technical Gases
MODBUS Transmitter With Dual Universal Inputs
Dome Pressure Regulator with Integrated Digital Sensor Technology
Robust Differential Pressure Transmitter
Easy to Install Gas Detection Solution
Flexible Hygienic Tubing
Hermetic Pressure Sensors with High Accuracy
Pressure Sensors in Hydraulic Presses
Wireless Heavy-Duty Transmitter
Sensata Launches New Low Noise Solid State Relays
More Safety with Top Lockout Procedures and Custom Shadowboards
Strenghten Factory Resilience with Unique Solution for Predictive Maintenance
Protect Machines Using Sound, IoT and AI
From Buffalo Mozzarella to Green Energy
Sensor for Easy Condition Monitoring
Flowmeter for the Precise Detection of Media Changeover
Digitalization will be the Number 1 Trend at ADIPEC 2018
Efficient Supply and Transport of Goods
Vial and Bottle Labeller
Spiral Retaining Ring