06/11/2015 — auf Deutsch lesen

ITA Aachen: ITA gGmbH with new Managing Director (CEO)

The Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) of RWTH Aachen University is represented in Augsburg since October 2014 with the new Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) gGmbH Augsburg. In cooperation with the University of Augsburg and other institutes working in the network of the composites excellence cluster the new institute will focus on textile aspects of composite manufacturing integrating the competence of the ITA in Aachen to this network. Since October, 1st 2015 Dr Stefan Schlichter has taken over the leadership for this location and the position of Managing Director. 

Dr. Stefan Schlichter (Photo: private)

Dr. Stefan Schlichter (Photo: private)


ITA and Dr Schlichter look back to a long lasting history of cooperation. Dr Schlichter was working as a research assistant and chief engineer at ITA since 1987. During his later occupations in textile machinery industry as Director of design and engineering and CEO the good contact to ITA was maintained. Dr Schlichter was member of the scientific board since 2000 and served as his president for long time. In his new position Dr Schlichter will focus on recycling of composite waste and the manufacturing, processing and coating of tapes. Furthermore he will coordinate the transfer of technology of the whole ITA group to South Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy as well being responsible for the technology field of nonwoven.

Besides his responsibility of CEO of ITA gGmbH Dr Schlichter will held lectures at Augsburg University in mechanical engineering and textile technology.  

Address: ITA gGmbH Augsburg Am Technologiezentrum 2 86159 Augsburg Germany www.ita-augsburg.de

About the Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) of RWTH Aachen University

The core expertise of the Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) of RWTH Aachen University consists of textile related production technologies and high performance materials. With the Center of High Performance Materials ITA offers small and medium industry direct access to scientific research especially in the fields of high modulus fibres and composites. ITA provides research and development services and advanced training and creative workshops in cooperation with its partner company 3T TextilTechnologieTransfer GmbH. Furthermore, ITA graduates students in various textile related courses.