Fraunhofer Groups / Alliances

Fraunhofer Group for Production

The Fraunhofer Group for Production VP is a cooperative venture by a number of Fraunhofer Institutes, created with the aim of collaborating on production-oriented research and development in order to be able to offer customers in the manufacturing, commercial and service sectors comprehensive single-source solutions derived from the pooling of the wide-ranging expertise and experience of the individual institutes. The Fraunhofer Group for Production makes use of the latest findings in industrial engineering and information science to offer a range of services that covers the entire product life cycle or value chain.

Business Areas

  • Product development
  • Manufacturing technologies
  • Manufacturing systems
  • Production processes
  • Production organization
  • Logistics 


Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Michael Schenk

Chairman of the Fraunhofer Group for Production

Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF

Sandtorstraße 22
30106 Magdeburg, Germany