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About us

IIn our nearly 20 years of professional experience, we have worked on numerous projects in various industries and in management positions.

Our Philosophy

We generate solutions in the field of lightweight engineering and are exploring the limits of feasibility.

We are taking into account that today for composite solution the possibilities in manufacturing of a component influences the final product often more than the wishes of the designer.

The managing directors

Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Hahn

  • Aeronautics and Astronautics, University of Stuttgart.
  • Development Services in Automobil / Aerospace / Civil engineering / Plant engineering.
  • BMW AG:
    Project management MINI body-in- white
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    Head of Pre-Development - Lightweight and efficiency.
  • BMW Oracle Racing:
    Design and construction for hull and appendages of the yachts in the 32nd und 33. and 33 America's Cup America's Cup.
  • Managing director ixent GmbH.

Dipl.-Ing. Christoph Erbelding

  • Aeronautics and Astronautics, University of Stuttgart.
  • Development services for automotive (structural optimization, passive safety), consumer products, software development.
  • BMW AG:
    Overall development concept vehicle MINI. Head of vehicle weight strategy of the small car series and the project i.
  • BMW Oracle Racing:
    Design and construction for Rig (mast, booms and rigging) of the yachts in the 32nd und 33. and 33 America's Cup.

  • Managing director ixent GmbH.