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4a engineering

We are your experts for plastics and composites, especially for dynamic material characterization including material cards, as well as for product, method and software development.

We are strengthening our management team
Dr. Martin Schwab appointed as new CEO

Dear Customers and Partners,

we are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Martin Schwab as our new CEO. Martin Schwab joins 4a engineering with an extensive background in the characterization and modelling of fiber reinforced polymers and will be using his knowledge to further extend and manage our existing product and service portfolio, building on the solid foundation and momentum achieved by the team under Peter Reithofer’s leadership. In addition, Martin’s background will bring a higher focus on electrification and battery technology related services.
Stay tuned for updates and announcements.

As usual, within our operational areas of testing, simulation, material characterization and modelling as well as product development Harish Pothukuchi, Michael Rollant, Stefan Riemelmoser and Harald Schmid, together with their teams, are enthusiastic to create added value for your businesses.

Peter, who was previously responsible for the company’s operational management, is going to step down at his own request in order to take on a new professional challenge within his family business. He will still be supporting our company in terms of an advisory role.

We would like to thank you in advance for your continued trust in our products and services and remain at your disposal for any questions.

4a engineering GmbH is a technically oriented Research and Development company with a focus on plastics engineering and materials science.

The core competence of 4a engineering GmbH resides in concept finding and optimization of product ideas based on the profound understanding and interpreting of physical and mechanical processes. 4a engineering GmbH works with a wide range of partially specially developed simulation software and analyzing methods. The ongoing success of our business operations is based on continuous delivery of creative, high quality solutions and efficient project management as well as our joint economic- technical approach.

Our team consists of highly qualified employees most of them having academic degrees and excellent knowledge in physics, mechanics, polymer engineering and materials science. Implementing our customers projects we focus on team spirit and creative idea finding. With our special knowledge in mechanics and physics, combined with the creative approach and the many years of practical project experience we are able to ensure a sustainable competitive advantage for our customers.

About 50 % of our turnover results from projects assigned to automotive industries. The remainder of the turnover contribute projects from the aerospace industry, electronics industry, consumer products industry, medical technology industry, sports industry and mechanical engineering industry.