May 31, 2022 / Press Release

Ensinger receives Schaeffler Supplier Award

Winner in the "Innovation" category

Ensinger is one of this year's winners of the Schaeffler Supplier Award. In Herzogenaurach, Ensinger received the award in the "Innovation" category from the automotive and industrial supplier. With this award, Schaeffler recognises the many years of cooperation in the development of solutions made of engineering plastics and high-performance plastics. 

A current example is the lithography-free production of sensors and microsystems based on LDS technology, explained Prof. Dr. Florian Schupp in his laudation at Schaeffler's Supplier Day: "Together with the Institute for Micro Production Technology at the University of Hanover, Ensinger has developed laser-activatable high-performance polymers to replace expensive substrates such as silicon. By dispensing with wafers, manufacturing costs can be reduced by more than 30 percent. This is innovative and deserves an award, congratulations to Ensinger!"

Oliver Stiegen, head of the Injection Moulding business unit at Ensinger, sees the promising LDS technology as the result of an overarching collaboration. "In the field of microsystem and sensor technology, we have successfully combined knowledge from research with Ensinger's know-how. Several divisions of our company are involved in the technical implementation – from the development of the application-specific material to the production of high-precision components using injection moulding. This success encourages us that we are on the right path to an agile culture of innovation that produces far-reaching solutions for our customers."

About Ensinger

The Ensinger Group is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of compounds, semi-finished materials, composites, technical parts and profiles made of engineering and high-performance plastics. To process the thermoplastic polymers, Ensinger uses a wide range of production techniques, such as extrusion, machining, injection moulding, casting, sintering and pressing. With a total of 2,600 employees at 33 locations, the family-owned enterprise is represented worldwide in all major industrial regions with manufacturing facilities or sales offices.

Award ceremony at Schaeffler's Supplier Day in Herzogenaurach (from left to right): Klaus Rosenfeld (Schaeffler, Chairman of the Executive Board) German Baur (Ensinger, Head of Customer Management), Oliver Stiegen (Ensinger, Head of Injection Moulding Division) and Prof. Dr. Florian Schupp (Schaeffler, Head of Purchasing and Supplier Management, Automotive Technologies).

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