Our R&D team is involved in several exciting development projects aimed at the future. Meet the members of the team here.

Dr. Christian Koroschetz, M.Sc.

Chief Technology Officer 

Christian built up in-depth knowledge within the forming technologies field over the course of his academic career at Graz University of Technology. His work within the field focuses on new processes such as forming at elevated temperatures, new materials and tool and die development. Christian has been part of the R&D team at AP&T since 2014, and he implements future technologies at the company.

Dr. Michael Machhammer

Manager Development Forming Processes & Tooling

Michael has a Ph.D. from Graz University of Technology (Institute of Tools and Forming), and is specialized in finite element sheet metal forming simulation. He joined AP&T in early 2017, and is responsible for AP&T's development in the field of hot and cold forming simulation of steel and aluminum, including close collaboration with our tooling department. He is also deeply engaged in the European-funded LoCoMaTech project, where AP&T is a key player. 

Lars-Olof Jönsson

Project Manager Technology Development

Lars-Olof has vast experience of forming and trimming tools in different materials for a wide range of applications. During his career, he has worked as a tool designer, tool design manager and project manager with primary focus on the international automotive industry. In his current position at the AP&T R&D department, Lars-Olof is dedicated to the evaluation and implementation of new technologies and processes. 

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