Welcome to the Technology Research Group at WZL!

The Technology Research Group is an association of companies. These companies cooperate with the WZL Aachen GmbH and the WZL of the RWTH Aachen on a precompetitive basis for solving technological tasks. The collaboration between the industry and the university has proved its value since the foundation of Technology Research Group in the year 1971.

For the application-orientated further-development of manufacturing technologies in the field of machining with geometrically defined cutting edge, leading producing companies of different industrial sectors are cooperate, e.g.

  • Automotive manufacturing and supplier industry
  • Aerospace industry
  • Turbine industry
  • Energy production
  • Tool manufacturing and coating
  • machine tool manufacturer


Basic workshop on cutting technology
20th / 21st of September, 2017
Ein Seminar zur theoretischen und praktischen Schulung für Anwender der Zerspantechnik, Maschinenbediener, Meister sowie Werkstatt- und Abteilungsleiter aus den Bereichen Arbeitsvorbereitung, Fertigung, Service und Vertrieb.

5. Aachener Kühlschmierstoff (KSS)-Tagung
22th / 23rd of November, 2017

46th Annual Meeting of the Technology Research Group
13th / 14th of March, 2018

Members of the TAK