Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV)
in Industry and the Skilled Crafts at RWTH Aachen University
Seffenter Weg 201
52074 Aachen

Telephone: +49 241 80-93806 (Switchboard)
Telefax: +49 241 80-92262


VAT Identification number: DE 121 689 882

Responsible for contents:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Hopmann

Assess.d.L. Ulla Köhne
Head of Public relations
Telephone: +49 241 80-96631
Telefax: +49 241 80-92262

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TEMA Technologie Marketing AG, Aachen

Editorial team:
Anita Brendgens, Ulla Köhne

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