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6th International Engine Congress 2019

26-02-2019 – 27-02-2019 – Baden-Baden, Germany

Trade Exhibition

An accompanying trade exhibition will be taking place again next to the function rooms on both conference days. In numerous booths, manufacturers and suppliers of the automotive industry will present the latest developments and interesting services to the specialist audience.


26-02-2019 – 27-02-2019
Baden-Baden, Germany

Participation fee

EUR 1,725.50

incl. VAT

EUR 1,450.00

plus VAT

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ACTech GmbH

ACTech GmbH, headquartered in Freiberg/Saxony, is a leading service provider in the manufacturing of casting prototypes made of light metal-, cast iron- and cast steel alloys. The foundation of the company in 1995 was based on the development of the worldwide patented process for laser-sintering of Croning® mould material for the rapid production of sand casting moulds. Thanks to the combination of various Rapid Prototyping technologies, ACTech is able to produce casting prototypes whose properties are nearly identical with those of the series parts, as well as small batch parts. Equipped with the latest 3D-CAD systems, tactile and optical 3D surveying, in-house material and casting test facility, and 15 CNC machining centres, ACTech offers everything necessary to produce extreme fast prototype parts ready to be mounted.

Among ACTech’s worldwide customers are companies from the automotive industry, aircraft industry, vehicle construction, and electrical engineering, as well as device-, machine- and plant construction. Since 2002, quality management at ACTech has been certified according to the international standard ISO/TS 16949 and since 2012 to the international standard ISO 9001.,


A & D Europe GmbH

A&D is a global supplier of measurement, simulation and control solutions for powertrain testing and vehicle development. Our open, flexible and cost-effective tools are designed to fit a wide variety of applications, from durability and performance to hardware-in-the-loop (HiL) simulation and hybrid/electric vehicle and battery test systems. Our complete range of products includes data acquisition and control systems, combustion analysis and dynamometers, as well as real-time simulation systems and model-based automated calibration tools. Through this product offering, combined with best-in-class partners and experienced people, A&D delivers ideal testing environments that not only reduce testing time and increase test coverage, but also realize new methods and tools to effectively manage today's - and tomorrow's complex test requirements. 

Whether your needs include an automated high-performance dynamic test cell, or a reliable, low-cost cell for durability testing, we have the experience and expertise necessary to get your powertrain testing application up and running more quickly and at less cost.


APL Group

For more than 25 years the APL-Group has provided competent and dependable engineering services to an international customer base.

More than 1400 highly skilled and motivated employees make use of state-of-the-art test equipment and facilities.

This includes more than 240 engine, gearbox, drivetrain and chassis dyno test stands. Coupled with innovative development tools, test methods as well as complete solutions for test stands and measurement equipment, we deliver the highest quality powertrain development and validation service to our customers. Considering the value chain the development portfolio of the APL-Group comprises besides design and simulation also the development and calibration of combustion processes, exhaust aftertreatment systems and electrification strategies as well as the optimization of all emission relevant influences and parameters under real driving conditions. Using advanced technologies and efficient processes, we work effectively to deliver success to our customers in the automotive, commercial vehicle and oil industries.


Autotestgeräte Leitenberger GmbH

Innovation through Intuition
We are a well known manufacturer of professional testing and diagnostics tools for: Cars, Trucks, Motor Bikes, Agricultural and Building Machines. 

We provide our customers with Development, Production, Sales, Quality management, Calibration service, Technical advice for customers and dealers, Training, Spare parts service and repairs and Product care. Leitenberger has been a leading manufacturer of advanced automotive testing equipment since 1969. We are constantly setting new standards which set us apart from our competitors. Based on superior craftsmanship, excellent service and innovation, our product range goes above and beyond other manufacturers with a vast array of measuring, testing and recording instruments. Our innovative tools surpass the German standard of high quality and are used by nearly all of automotive manufacturers. Thanks to our creativity, originality and high customer satisfaction, Leitenberger has become a pioneer in the field of automotive testing equipment. We guarantee that all of our products will be of exceptional value and quality. We produce quality systematically - and have been doing so for more than fifty years.


Burger Group

Wherever precise and reliable motions are requested, our drive units can be found. Nowadays, more than 2000 of our active products are built in numerous well-known brands – each one an innovation of its own. Our success is built upon an experience of more than 160 years of gear design and manufacturing. Within the BURGER GROUP we are your key contact to all services.
BURGER GROUP – Joined Forces for Success.

BURGER GROUP is your No. 1 when it comes to individual client specific gear system solutions.  From automotive to medical technology, we deliver engineered solutions for your applications and supply you with customized products. Depending on your demands, we design, develop and produce in various metals, plastics, metal-plastic combinations as well as assemblys and entire mechatronic systems.

By merging competencies and joining forces as a group, we gain form integral project monitoring and in-house realization. Passing this benefit over we are proud to offer our customers the services of a full equipped "One-Stop Shop".



ELTRO GmbH was founded in 1980 .ELTRO invented the modern plasma heat treatment process and equipment characterized by pulsed dc discharge with variable duty cycle in a hot wall reactor. This technology allowed the decoupling of thermal and plasma reactions and is the base of all modern plasma heat treatment technology giving better quality, higher throughput and lower price per piece.

ELTRO offers tailor-made systems. Beginning with the analysis of the problem the system is designed, customized software solutions are developed and all electronic and mechanical components can be produced in-house besides robots. The equipment is completely assembled at ELTRO and tested under simulated production conditions.

ELTRO delivers plasma heat treatment equipment for nitriding, nitrocarburising and coatings in bell, pit and horizontal design with receptacle diameters starting with 0,45 m up to 6 m diameter and useful heights from 0,8 m up to 5 m. Other designs and sizes are available on demand. ELTRO also delivers fully automated nitriding systems.

The Eltro Group performs heat treatment services in Baesweiler, Chemnitz, Great Britain and the USA.


FEV Europe GmbH

The FEV Group, with headquarters in Aachen, Germany, is an internationally recognized vehicle development services provider. FEV’s expertise ranges from consulting to the development and testing of innovative vehicle concepts through readiness for serial production. In addition to traditional engine and transmission development, vehicle integration, calibration, and the homologation of state-of-the-art gasoline and diesel engines, increasing importance is being placed on the development of hybrid and electric powertrains as well as alternative fuels. FEV experts focus on the advancement of electronic control systems, as well as connected vehicles and automation.

The “FEV Software and Testing Solutions” product portfolio complements these services with cutting-edge test fields, measuring equipment and software solutions that help make the development process more efficient and transfer significant process steps from the road to the test rig – or even to computer simulation. 

FEV offers these services to its transport industry customers around the world. The FEV Group employs over 5600 highly-qualified specialists in high-tech development centers near its customers at 40 locations on four continents.


Handtmann Systemtechnik GmbH &Co. KG

Breaking  new ground with Handtmann
We thrive on extreme demands. We plan strategically, evaluate ideas, realise projects and profit from our experience and the qualities of the Handtmann Group of Companies and its decades of outstanding competence as supplier of the major automobile manufacturers.

With around 130 employees, Handtmann Systemtechnik makes a contribution to the mobility of tomorrow. We initiate progress, provide consulting services and assume project responsibility. We develop, design, plan. We offer comprehensive know-how transfer and take on responsibility for function and quality. We forge new and reliable ways with you for efficient mobility.
Founded as recently as 2003, Handtmann Systemtechnik is one of the young companies that belong to the powerful Handtmann Group.

Handtmann deploys its specialist process and production expertise to deliver trendsetting solutions for engine supercharging, exhaust gas routing, exhaust gas cooling and air routing. That’s how innovative systems for the mobile concepts of tomorrow are developed and economically produced.


hollomet GmbH

All from one source. hollomet® GmbH offers consultancy, research, development, engineering and production services for the new and varied potential applications of cellular materials. In doing so, the company guides its customers from the concept stage right up to the maturity phase of new products and applications, with tailor-made combinations of various characteristics. The result is new components that are lightweight, stable, fireproof, sound-absorbing, make sparing use of resources and are catalytic - and which also make a valuable contribution towards reducing costs, saving resources and saving energy.


IHI Hauzer Techno Coating BV

Hauzer Techno Coating BV is an expert in PVD and PACVD coating technology in decorative, automotive and tool markets. Hauzer Flexicoat® systems offer the possibility to combine different technologies in one process. In their Competence Centres customers are served with coating development, process qualification and pilot production. More than a hundred employees make sure the customer receives the right process equipment needed for his specific coating needs and give him the necessary support. Long distance analysis of performance together with a professional maintenance program create the confidence that Hauzer products deserve. A partner in the true sense of the word, that is Hauzer for everybody who is or wants to become involved in PVD coatings.

Hauzer is part of the IHI group, a Japanese industrial group with significant R&D resources that operates through multiple business fields including: Energy and Resources, Social Infrastructure, Industrial Machinery and Aero Engines.


IHI Ionbond AG

Ionbond is a global leader in high performance coating technology featuring a broad range of hard and low friction coating services and coating equipment. With a unique portfolio of innovative PVD, PACVD and CVD know-how, Ionbond works with its clients to engineer optimal solutions for automotive, cutting tools, moulds, general industrial, aerospace, high performance racing and medical applications and decorative coatings.

Ionbond has a worldwide presence through a network of 39 service centers in 17 countries across Europe, North America and Asia. The cutting-edge technological infrastructure enables Ionbond´s specialists to provide customized and standard designs that meet customer performance goals and are cost-competitive.

Ionbond is part of the IHI Group, a Japanese industrial group with significant R&D resources that operates through multiple business fields including: Energy and Resources, Social Infrastructure, Industrial Machinery and Aero Engines.


Keyou GmbH

KEYOU is a young and successful high-tech company from the Clean Mobility sector that develops innovative hydrogen technologies, special components and combustion processes with the help of which conventional engines can be transformed into emission-free hydrogen engines - without major modifications to the basic engine. This ensures economic efficiency, but also scalability. KEYOU-inside technology can be used both ON THE ROAD and OFF THE Road. 
The further development of the classic combustion engine by KEYOU to use hydrogen as a sustainable fuel thus allows a quantum leap in propulsion development. The combination of high efficiency and power density achieves a completely new level. In the end, only harmless water vapor escapes as exhaust gas. The ideal solution for the commercial vehicle sector, with which engine and vehicle manufacturers can offer emission-free vehicles to their customers. The new "green" combustion engine with KEYOU-inside technology means zero emissions, efficiency and cost-efficiency at the same time - without any compromises in performance, payload or range. With KEYOU, "Sustainable Zero Emission" becomes reality.


KST Motorenversuch GmbH & Co. KG

As an independent and solution oriented development service provider and operator of an engine test facility for the automotive industry we have been inspiring our customers for over 50 years now. More than 180 highly qualified and greatly committed specialists run 80 modern test benches to solve technological challenges. You can fully rely on us and the high quality of our services. We are at your service in a flexible three-shift system 24 hours a day and 365 days a year.
For us, customer focus also means working together as partners. Your expectations are our driving force. Thus we see ourselves as your innovative partner jointly shaping the future – true to the principle: Testing Powertrains to move the future.

As an innovative and certified test facility with long-standing tradition we offer our global customer pool from the automotive, heavy duty and aerospace sectors highly dynamic test benches with state-of-the-art measuring technology for combustion engines (up to 4MW), hybrid drive trains and electrical engines.

KST scope of services

  • Electric/Hybrid Systems
  • Combustion Engines
  • Heavy duty engines for Industry + Marine
  • Transmission Development
  • Exhaust systems – exhaust turbo charger
  • Operating supplies – On road vehicle testing

MAHLE International GmbH

MAHLE is a leading international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry as well as a pioneer for the mobility of the future. The group’s product portfolio addresses all the crucial issues relating to the powertrain and air conditioning technology—both for drives with combustion engines and for e-mobility. In 2017, the group generated sales of approximately EUR 12.8 billion with around 78,000 employees and is represented in more than 30 countries with 170 production locations


NAGEL Maschinen- und Werkzeugfabrik GmbH

NAGEL Maschinen- und Werkzeugfabrik GmbH is the world's leading specialist in honing and superfinishing technology with innovative solutions for customers. For example, we increase the efficiency of vehicles, aircraft, ships, machines or machine elements. Tribologically adapted surfaces and highest dimensional accuracy are achieved, unnecessary friction losses are reduced. The energy efficiency of automobiles, hydraulic and pneumatic control units and power generation plants is greatly improved. Less CO2 emissions and energy consumption, less friction, noise emissions and wear, longer service life are the results. Honing and superfinishing are constantly present. Compressors that produce cold in the refrigerator, oil-free special compressors provide breathing air for diving and hospitals. Hydraulic and pneumatic parts are used for control systems. High-precision products in medical and optical fibre technology are precision machined. NAGEL supplies individual solutions with machines, in-house process and cutting material development, cutting material and tool production and, of course, service. Nagel operates worldwide from Germany, Great Britain, Brazil, USA, India, China and Japan and works directly on site for its customers to develop technically and economically efficient solutions.


Robert Bosch GmbH

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 402,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2017). The company generated sales of 78.1 billion euros in 2017. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiary and regional companies in 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 125 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 64,500 associates in research and development.


Schaeffler Engineering GmbH


The Schaeffler Engineering GmbH, a 100% subsidiary of Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG, is an international supplier of mechatronic system engineering specialized in vehicle powertrain. Our core expertise includes electronic, software development, powertrain development and validation as well as system integration and vehicle NVH acoustic. Our services range through turn-key solutions and consulting to on-site support. Certified and established processes (CMMI Level 3) support the development of safety critical systems (acc. to ISO 26262).


Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG

The Schaeffler Group is a global automotive and industrial supplier. Top quality, outstanding technology, and exceptionally innovative spirit form the basis for the continued success of the company. By delivering high-precision components and systems in engine, transmission, and chassis applications, as well as rolling and plain bearing solutions for a large number of industrial applications, the Schaeffler Group is shaping “Mobility for tomorrow” to a significant degree.

Environmentally friendly drives, urban mobility, interurban mobility, and the energy chain are the four focus areas that Schaeffler is actively helping to shape with its own research and development in cooperation with customers and business partners. Around the globe, Schaeffler’s technological expertise, operational excellence, and systems know-how are highly valued.

Products by the Schaeffler Group – high quality components, modules, and system solutions for the future of industry and the automobile – provide an answer to major worldwide megatrends like climate change, globalization, urbanization, and digitalization. They help our customers master the challenges associated with these trends and conduct business successfully. We want it to stay that way. That is the reason for our vision: “As a leader in technology, we combine a passion for innovation with the highest standards of quality to shape the mobility for tomorrow – for a cleaner, safer, and smarter world.”

Schaeffler offers its customers energy-efficient solutions for vehicles with drive trains based on internal combustion engines as well as components and systems know-how for hybrid and electric vehicles. The Automotive division serves as a competence partner of the automotive industry for sustainable mobility and global progress. The Industrial division supplies rolling bearing solutions for over 60 sectors of industry. The range includes everything from miniature bearings only a few millimeters in width to large-size bearings with an outside diameter of several meters, with smart products and the networking of components coming increasingly to the fore.


Sensitec GmbH

Sensitec GmbH is a leading manufacturer of magnetic sensors for the precise measurement of angle, length, position, current or magnetic fields. The sensors are based on the magnetoresistive effect which makes them very accurate, robust, small and reliable. The core competences of Sensitec lie in the design, development, production and marketing of sensor solutions for the measurement of magnetic, electrical and mechanical variables according to the requirements of customers in a wide range of different applications. Numerous patents and licences for the production and application of MR sensors, backed by a broad spectrum of experience and knowledge in this field, provide the foundation for these capabilities. The advances and innovative solutions can be found in many areas, including industrial automation, measurement and control equipment, medical devices, automotive applications and aerospace. Another typical application is valve lift measurement in fired combustion engines. This enables tests to be carried out under real operating conditions with a significant improvement of the accuracy and dependability of the test results.


smk systeme metall kunststoff gmbh & co. kg

Fast, focused, unconventional - at smk, we develop and realize innovative systems, assemblies and individual parts. What makes us special? smk re-thinks every project and develop perfect tailored solutions that we realize with full commitment.
We call it "dynamic spirit".

Partnering our customers, smk offers expertise in a variety of areas:

Exhaust valves (EGR & acoustic)
Pneumatic actuators

Assemblies & Components:
Functional assemblies
Welding assemblies
Metal to plastic assemblies
Stamping & deep drawing parts
Overmolding components

We are looking forward to meet you in Baden-Baden.


Sonceboz SA

Our core competencies consist of design, development and production of compact, robust and energy-efficient electric actuators that operate in internal combustion engines. Sonceboz is committed to improving safety, decreasing energy consumption and minimizing the impact on the environment. Many vehicles of renowned OEMs are equipped everyday with our state-of-the art motion systems. With facilities in Switzerland, USA and China and a French an German subsidiaries dedicated to advanced R&D the Sonceboz Group provides unique values to its partners-customers. Our focus on innovation, best in class quality and exceptional service is our key to success for worldwide OEM customers and their suppliers.


Thermamax Hochtemperaturdämmungen GmbH

Thermamax is recognized worldwide as the specialist in the design and manufacture of thermal and acoustic insulation systems for engine compartments and exhaust lines for diesel and gasoline engines, fuel cells, and electric drive systems.

Thermamax Hochtemperaturdämmungen GmbH has it’s headquarters in Mannheim, Germany, where it was founded in 1976. Thermamax serves customers around the world and operates three manufacturing facilities (Mannheim, Germany; Aurora, IL, USA; Obrenovac, Serbia), several sales & marketing offices in the US and Italy as well as a corporation in Taicang, China.

The High-Temperature Insulation systems are installed in On- and Off-Highway vehicles as well as applications in Power Generation, Marine, and On- and Offshore Platform market sectors.


Thomas Magnete GmbH

We are a development partner and system supplier of innovative, customized electric actuator solutions for fluid and mechatronic applications based on efficient standards.

Innovative products based on permanent research and developing are for example

  • Metering pumps (e.g. for parking heaters, auxiliary heaters, lubricants, HC-SCR)
  • Integrated Motorpump Units (for use in, among others, dual clutch, automatic and differential gears, suspension systems and thermal management)
  • Proportional/On-off hydraulic valves (e.g. for parametric power-assisted steering systems, clutch and gear control systems, pump and main valve control systems, adjustable oil pumps, adjustable cooling-fluid pump)
  • On-off/Proportional solenoids (e.g. for brake boosters, clutch and gear control systems)

Vispiron Rotec GmbH

VISPIRON ROTEC, headquartered in Munich, Germany, has been the world leader in the development, production and distribution of equipment for high-precision measurement and analysis of torsional vibrations since 1988. VISPIRON ROTEC has been offering engineering services for complex measurement tasks since 2018. The company belongs to the VISPIRON Group.