|Institution Name||Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology|
|Head office||Aachen, Germany|
|Technology||Glass precision molding technology, simulation, processing of optics, prototyping, mold manufacturing, measurement of glass material properties|
The Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology (IPT) is one of the leading research institutes in the field of precision glass molding. Fraunhofer IPT has evolved this state-of-the-art technology through various research fields and industrial projects and has established a broader application range. Recently, the IPT’s production process technology chain for the optical industry (molding process simulation, tool making, coding evaluation, process layout and quality assurance) became available to Asian producers as well.