The British Ambassador of Germany, Sir Sebastian Wood, visited the GKN Sinter Metals site in Bonn, Germany, last week.
The British Ambassardor visits GKN Sinter Metals in Bonn, Germany
GKN employs approximately 4,000 people at several locations in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), Germany. To provide the Ambassador with a comprehensive overview of regional current developments across the Group, representatives from GKN Driveline in Lohmar attended the reception in addition to the management team in Bonn.
Matthias Voss, Director of Operations (left) discusses latest the latest trends in metal 3D printing with the British Ambassador, Sir Sebastian Wood
The ambassador was particularly interested in current innovation strategies and future projects. He was given a tour through the production halls and innovation showroom and showed particular interest in GKN's R&D activities in Additive Manufacturing (Metal 3D Printing), Electromobility and Industry 4.0.
Matthias Voss, Director of Operations, GKN Sinter Metals, said: ‘We are delighted to be recognised as one of the major industrial companies in the region.’ ‘In metal 3D printing especially, we are pursuing very current targets across the NRW region in the area of technology development and consulting activities in order to be able to offer our automotive customers the next generation of highly complex and creative product solutions."