Research
and Development

Innovation and Ingenuity for the future of mobility

Long-term Expertise
& Modern Engineering

Our Expertise

Thanks to our long-term expertise in NVH & vehicle dynamics, we are your partner for comfort | safety | dynamics requirements.

The constant development of our technologies, processes, and production facilities makes us your strong engineering partner for tomorrow’s automotive applications. From initial advice on design up to series supplies of the completed assemblies, we accompany our customers with our innovative spirit, know-how, and competence of implementation. Numerous OEM’s and tier-1 customers worldwide trust in our expertise. Let us convince you, too!

 

 

Rapid Prototyping

Rapid prototyping has developed into a firmly established part of modern product development. Rapid implementation of an idea or a concept – in only a few hours from the virtual model to the actual prototype – has revolutionized our strategy. The Vorwerk & Sohn Group have recently invested in various technologies of chipping and additive prototyping and have gained know-how accordingly. We save time, increase efficiency, and can reach targets even more quickly together with our customers!

CAE Tools

Computer-aided engineering has revolutionized the development process. The “white sheet of paper“ was replaced by highly efficient computers in order to render development processes quicker, more efficient, and more predictive. The Vorwerk & Sohn Group utilizes all common CAD tools to allow rapid and uncomplicated cooperation with our customers. In recent years, our engineers and CAE analysts have developed highly complex simulation scenarios optimizing our products in every respect. Our mission – the difference in NVH!

Modern test bay

The Vorwerk & Sohn Group keep their own testing facilities in order to verify the performance and durability of products. Our modern testing fields allow us to simulate and perform any common testing scenario for our customers. Constant expansion of our test bays and close cooperation between our testing engineers, development engineers, and customers resulting in continuous improvement of the performance and durability of our products. Our testing facilities are another realm of our strong expertise in warranting comfort | safety | dynamics of our products.

Engineering &
Material Development

Material Development

Our Vorwerk & Sohn Group can look back upon more than 125 years of expertise in developing and producing elastomers and blends. Continuous research and development have improved our know-how and our technologies leading to permanently optimized elastomeric products. We create high flexibility and efficiency in the development process of new compound variations since we organize all steps to be taken within our group. More than 5,000 active blends are available to us and we never stop our development activities. Vorwerk Autotec – comfort | safety | dynamics combined with the chemical expertise to achieve these targets.

Material Testing

Extensive testing equipment is available to our Vorwerk & Sohn Group so that we are able to conduct any common test for our customers regarding physical and chemical release criteria. Continuous expansion of our testing fields and laboratories allows optimization of our product stability and durability even after completion of the developing process. In addition, we have long-standing and good relationships with well-known testing laboratories thus completing our possibilities of material testing. Vorwerk Autotec develops and produces certified and verified products to improve comfort | safety | dynamics.

Material Research

Coming to a standstill means making a step backwards. – On the way to tomorrow’s mobility, following our mission to be “the difference in NVH“, our chemists and engineers never stop their research for new recipes. Development and research are subject to the target of further optimizing the physical and chemical properties of our materials while enhancing the focus on aspects of environmental protection. Increasing sustainability in car manufacturing is one of the central challenges. Our high in-house depth of production and extensive expertise allows Vorwerk Autotec to optimize the complete product manufacturing process from the raw material to the completed assembly.

 

Our
Materials

Plastics

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Rubber | Natural Rubber

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Silicone

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Filler Materials

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Polyurethane

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EPDM

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OUR RESPONSIBILITY

  • Renewable Energies
  • CO2 Neutrality

The value of a company is not only measured by how good the result is, but also by the way used to achieve this result. Because figures are not everything that matters if your company philosophy is to act fairly, responsibly and sustainably.

For us, appreciation of our employees and responsible handling of environment and resources have the same significance as healthy growth.