For the technologically-based development of new products and processes, son-x GmbH works closely with the Fraunhofer Institute for Product Technology (www.ipt.fraunhofer.de
) in the field of applied research. The 380 employees of the Fraunhofer Institute for Product Technology focus their work on process technology, machines for production, mechatronics, production quality, technical measuring systems and technology management. Ultra-precision machining and the manufacturing of optics is one of the strategic business areas of the Institute, which has built up extensive knowledge in this area over decades. Consequently, the Fraunhofer Institute for Product Technology is a key partner for son-x GmbH in the development of future products.