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05/04/17
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Audi Tool Trophy: Prize for talented young engineers

Audi Tool Trophy: Prize for talented young engineers
In its search for innovative toolmaking ideas, the “Audi Tool Trophy” student competition is now entering its ninth year. The winners received prize money of up to 2,500 euros. Pictured (starting from the left to the right): Dr. Wolfgang Boos, managing chief engineer at RWTH Aachen University, Dr. Michael Korte, Head of Technology Development/Digital Production at AUDI AG, Jörg Spindler, Head of the Competence Center for Plant Equipment and Forming Technology at AUDI AG, Sascha Meckler, first place in the “Bachelor’s Dissertations and Term Papers” category, Eric Gärtner, first place in the “Master’s Dissertations” category, Philipp Kolmer, second place in the “Bachelor’s Dissertations and Term Papers” category, Michael Grubenmann, second place in the “Master’s Dissertations”, and Dr. Robert Struck, Head of the Production Technology/Center of Excellence at AUDI AG.
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Sharp edges, tight radii – it is the design of their bodies in particular that makes the Audi models so unmistakable. In Production these precise lines can often only be manufactured with specialized tools from the Competence Center for Plant Equipment and Forming Technology. In its search for innovative toolmaking ideas, the “Audi Tool Trophy” student competition is now entering its ninth year. The winners received prize money of up to 2,500 euros on May 3.

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