The new coating system

The company behind the

WECODUR Technology

HPL Technologies GmbH

The objective and orientation of HPL Technologies is the industrial marketing of the WECODUR coating system through, among other things, coating system development, prototype production, production and application know-how, manufacture of production equipment and components as well as support in the ongoing production process. We are the reliable and efficient partner for our customers in the market introduction of the WECODUR coating system. The HPL Technologies company combines the expertise of the cooperation partners in the WECODUR process chain: technology development, mechanical and plant engineering and automation technology.

The cooperation partners

Coating of Brake Discs
Fraunhofer
Gotec

The technological principles of high-speed coating were developed at RWTH Aachen University and by the Fraunhofer ILT. We will continue to work closely with these partners on the further development of the coating systems in the future. The precision grinding technology required for finishing is provided by a well-known German company in this field. With the GOTEC Group we have a strategic partner of the automotive industry and a worldwide producer of large series with its know-how as a financially strong partner.

The founders

Tobias Utsch

Dr.-Ing. Tobias Phillip Utsch

Entrepreneur and managing director

Mechanical engineer with doctorate on precision grinding machines at Fraunhofer IPT / RWTH Aachen

Many years of C-level responsibility as a system supplier for international automobile production

Johannes Heinrich Schleifenbaum

Prof. Johannes Henrich Schleifenbaum

Entrepreneur

Mechanical engineer and economist

Head of ”Digital Additive Production” & Director ”Additive Manufacturing & Functional Layers” (RWTH Aachen & Fraunhofer ILT)

Thomas Schopphoven

Dr.-Ing. Thomas Schopphoven

Technology expert

Mechanical engineer with doctorate on high-speed coating Fraunhofer ILT / RWTH Aachen

Group Leader Laser Cladding at the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT