International Conference on Gear Production 2021 – Register now!

  • Be part of this unique platform for the international community of gear manufacturing experts
  • Meet leaders from industry and academia and discuss with them their latest research results
  • Present your company, your products and services to a well targeted audience – book an exhibition stand.
  • Insights and discussions on future gear manufacturing challenges
International Conference on Gear Production

As an accompanying event to the International Conference on Gears 2021, the 4th International Conference on Gear Production is one of the most important biannual meeting points for the gear manufacturing industry both for technical experts and also for decision-makers. Current challenges and solutions are presented and discussed, strongly emphasizing new potentials in productivity and/or the flexibility of gear manufacturing processes. Do not miss an event outlining new trends for the gear producing industry of tomorrow.

Discussing innovative technologies, changes and new potentials in productivity

The requirements in gear manufacturing are increasing dramatically which delivers a dilemma between productivity (scale) and flexibility (scope) of today’s technical solutions. On the one hand lead times need to be shortened in order to increase productivity. On the other hand, batch sizes are getting smaller and individual geometric features such as e.g. topological modifications push the need for intelligent support by manufacturing simulation and closed-loop approaches. The digitalization of the gear manufacturing processes promises high potential but also raises some challenges. In addition, new technologies evolve, that challenge the conventional manufacturing chain for gears.

The discussion in 2021 will focus on following topics:

  • Manufacturing of internal gears
  • Innovativ manufacturing processes
  • Gear soft machining
  • New concepts for machine and manufacturing processes
  • Advances in special gearings
  • Modelling in gear production
  • Measurement technology
  • Gear hard machining

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Brecher and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Bergs MBA, WZL, RWTH Aachen as well as Prof. Dr.-Ing. Karsten Stahl, FZG, Technische Universität München (TUM) from Garching are the conference presidents of the International Conference on Gear Production. They will take you through the conference program and moderate the sessions in 2021.

You can expect an interesting conference program with excellent speakers form these companies and research institutes:

Applied Nano Surfaces Sweden • Balance Drive • FZG, Technische Universität München (TUM) • Georgii Kobold • Gleason Corporation • Hefei University of Technology •Hexagon Metrology • Institute for Applied Sciences • Involute Simulation Softwares • KTH Royal Institute of Technology • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool • OTTO FUCHS Dülken • Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt • SEW-Eurodrive • wbk Institute of Production Science, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) • WZL, RWTH Aachen University • Zurich University of Applied Sciences

Currently, a face-to-face event is planned. For your safety, we are of course keeping an eye on pandemic developments and adapt the programme schedule and the operational process to the situation. If an onsite event will not be possible, we will provide a different solution and shall immediately inform you. 

Co-located events – more networking opportunities, more exhibitors, more attendees

Our International Conference on Gear Production, the International Conference on Gears and the International Conference on High Performance Plastic Gears take place simultaneously. With your ticket you can listen to all presentations of all three conferences with a total of five tracks.

With a mix of panel discussion, technical sessions this international event ensures an exchange of knowledge in all aspects of gear and transmission technology for all gear buyers, suppliers of technology and solutions, end users, manufacturers, and engineers from a large number of industries.

The latest products and technologies as well as new solutions are shown in the exhibition area. Do you want to become an exhibitor and showcase your company in this specialized sector? If you are interested in presenting your products and services, send an email to Vanessa Ulbrich

Network with your peers and catch up on trends at two social evening events

The International VDI on Gear Production brings together participants from all around the world, discussing solutions, new concept and technical innovation in gear manufacturing.

Your will have the opportunity to join two evening events during the conference.

This is the ideal occasion in which to make international contacts and to expand your network above and beyond your field in a relaxed atmosphere.

The social events are included in your conference package.  

Experience live gear technology in the on-site lab tours

Seize the opportunity and visit the nearby test and laboratory facilities of the Gear Research Centre (FZG). Several guided tours with different core topics offer the chance of getting a deeper insight into a variety of innovative gear test rigs and laboratory equipment. Further information and registration for the tours will be available at the FZG information desk during the conference. 

Register online today! And get the latest news in gear manufacturing around the world.

Don´t miss out on being part of the International Conference on Gear Production 2021 and discover the new manufacturing technologies impacting the gear technology, learn from best practices and build up industry connections.

+ free Access: participation in the International Conference on Gear Production includes participation in the Conference on Plastic Gears as well as the three-day International Conference on Gears. Sign up now for your participation just here below!

Advisory Board

 Thomas BergsProf. Dr. -Ing. Thomas Bergs RWTH Aachen Werkzeugmaschinenlabor WZL Lehrstuhl für Fertigungsmesstechnik & QM / Aachen

 Christian BrecherProf. Dr.-Ing. Christian Brecher RWTH Aachen / Aachen

 Karsten StahlProf. Dr.-Ing. Karsten Stahl FZG Forschungsstelle für Zahnräder und Getriebebau Technische Universität München / Garching

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