Training for Toolmaking Companies


In seminars lasting one to three days, participants are taught the latest findings from science and industry and are prepared for relevant future topics. All seminars serve to strengthen the company's competitive position, which is why direct application has top priority. Through further training, employees are qualified to successfully master the challenges of future industrial production. On request, all seminars can be held in English language or as in-house seminars.

Dates and topics

  • 29 July - 02 August 2019
    Toolmaking Challenge "Industrial Toolmaking for Apprentices and Young Professionals"
  • 10th - 12th September 2019
     Basic Course "Industrial Toolmaking" (German)
  • 24th - 25th September 2019
    Executive Seminar "Strategies for the Toolmaking of the Future (German)
  • October 9th 2019
    ACAM Seminar "Additive Manufacturing in Toolmaking" (German)
  • December 05, 2019
    Symposium Innovative Toolmaking (German)


Together with the WBA Aachener Werkzeugbau Akademie, webinars are offered in addition to the seminars. At one-hour web meetings, the respective topic and the latest solutions from research and industry will be presented in a 45-minute lecture. Afterwards, the participants can discuss and exchange ideas with the speaker and the other participants from the industry. Already during the lecture questions can be asked by chat function
For members of WBA, participation in our webinars is free of charge.

Dates and topics

  • 19 June 2019 - 10 - 11 a.m.
    Overview of the CAx Process Chain in Toolmaking
  • 18 July 2019 - 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
    Additive Manufacturing in Toolmaking
  • 08. August 2019 - 10 - 11 o'clock
    Automation in tool making
  • 19. September 2019 - 10 - 11 o'clock
    Smart Manufacturing in Toolmaking (German)

Excellence in Production

  • November 13th, 2019
    Award ceremony "Excellence in Production" for Toolmaking of the Year
  • November 14th, 2019
    Colloquium "Tool and Die Making for the Futue"

Fraunhofer Direct Digital Manufacturing Conference

  • 18-19 March 2020