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VDW-Forschungsinstitut e.V. - Research Institute of the German Machine Tool Builders Association (VDW)

Lyoner Stra├če 14 - 60325 Frankfurt am Main
Phone +49 69 756081-17 - Fax +49 69 756081-11 - - -

Fields of work
Machine tools, components for machine tools, manufacturing technology and processes, machine controls and automation equipment for machine tools and production, peripheral technologies (tooling, clamping, handling, auxilliary supplies), laser for manufacturing, additive manufacturing


121, including 110 corporate members of 1 industrial association. Consisting of about 50% small and medium and about 50% big enterprises; number of other member bodies: 19

Executive board
Dr. Klaus Finkenwirth (Chairman), Dr. Alexander Broos (Exec. Director)

Year of foundation

Full member since
1962 (as VDW)

IGF-Projekte des Mitglieds

Last change: June 19, 2020