Schwer und Kopka GmbH - effiziente Prozess- und  Werkzeugüberwachung Ihrer Produktionsmaschinen

The Institute for Forming Technology GmbH (IFU) in Lüdenscheid is a commercial institute supported by companies in the field of forming technology. The institute's main customers are companies in the sectors of cold and sheet metal forming. The work of IFU is divided into the following areas:

  • Material technology and laboratory
  • Organisation and Management
  • Seminars and in-house training
  • Operation of the AZ training centre

The AZ Training Center of IFU is a unique facility in Germany for the qualification of employees and machine operators on cold forming presses and thread rolling machines for the fastener industry. Most of the machines used for training are equipped with modern process monitoring systems from schwer + kopka.

We regularly give specialist lectures as part of the IFU seminar programme. In the training centre we educate the apprentices in the use of the systems for process monitoring.

Since 1994 we are members of the

  • Trägergesellschaft Umforminstitut Lüdenscheid e.V. and the
  • Trägergesellschaft Ausbildungszentrum e.V.