Hamburg/Germany, October 24, 2017 – EDAG Engineering, voestalpine Additive Manufacturing Center and Simufact Engineering have received the Materialica Design + Technology Gold Award in the category CO2 Efficiency for the innovative LightHinge+ project. The official award ceremony took place on first day of the trade fair eMove 360° Europe 2017.
Within this project all participants demonstrate the potential of additive manufacturing for automotive production. LightHinge+ is an additively manufactured hood hinge which combines lightweight and increased safety in a single construction.
„ We are delighted to receive this award that documents the high relevance of additive manufacturing for implementing innovative and resource-saving concepts. The award gives us additional tailwind for our software solution Simufact Additive which has made an important contribution to the success of the overall LightHinge+ project,” says Dr. Patrick Mehmert, Product manager Simufact Additive.