YIC GACM  July 20-23, 2015 | AC.CES July 23-24, 2015



Lunch Sponsor:



KSPG AG is the parent company of Rheinmetall’s Automotive sector. With sales of around € 2.5 billion, the KSPG Group ranks among the 100 largest auto-industry suppliers worldwide. At 36 production locations in Europe, the Americas, Japan, India and China, we have a workforce of 12,000. As a global first-tier supplier to the automotive industry, KSPG thanks to its vast capabilities commands foremost positions in the product and component segments air supply, emission control and pumps as well as in the development, manufacture and aftermarket supply of pistons, engine blocks, and plain bearings. www.kspg.com


Silver Sponsors:


At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. https://www.basf.com/en.html

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MAGMA offers comprehensive solutions to the metal casting industry, casting buyers and casting designers world-wide. MAGMA’s product and service portfolio includes the powerful, modular simulation software MAGMASOFT®, with the newest release MAGMA5, as well as engineering services for casting design and optimization.
Today, MAGMASOFT® is used throughout the metal casting industry, especially for the optimization of cast components in automotive and heavy industry applications.
MAGMA Giessereitechnologie GmbH was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Aachen, Germany. A global presence and support are guaranteed by offices and subsidiaries in the USA, Singapore, Brazil, Korea, Turkey, India, China and the Czech Republic. Additionally, more than 30 qualified partners represent MAGMA around the world. www.magmasoft.de


MICRESS® – the MICRostructure Evolution Simulation Software – allows for spatially resolved simulations of microstructure evolution during solidification and solid state transformations in technical alloy systems in 2D/3D. Further info: www.micress.de



Pointwise is solving the top problem facing engineering analysts today: mesh generation for computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Pointwise’s meshing software generates structured, unstructured, and hybrid meshes; interfaces with ANSYS FLUENT, STAR-CD, ANSYS CFX and OpenFOAM as well as many neutral formats such as CGNS; runs on Windows (Intel and AMD), Linux (Intel and AMD), Mac, and Unix; and has a scripting language that can automate CFD meshing. Pointwise software is known for its high quality grids and ease of use and for the expert technical support provided with it. More information is available on Pointwise’s web site, pointwise.com.


Coffee Break Sponsor:


ADDITIVE GmbH is a system vendor offering products and services for technical and scientific applications. With a staff of highly-qualified employees from various engineering fields of expertise, organized in three business units – SOFTWARE, IT-SERVICE und ACADEMY -, they create an additional value for your applications together with you. Further info: http://additive-net.de/en.


Other Supporters:

We would also like to thank the alumni foundation proRWTH for their financial support.