Cevotec GmbH

SAMBA: Fiber Patch Placement production systems for complex 3D composites and multi-material layups. ARTIST STUDIO: laminate design software (CAD), machine programming and process simulation (CAM) for FPP and AFP. Development, CAE and manufacturing services for prototypes and series products.

Willy-Messerschmitt-Straße 1
Taufkirchen bei München, 82024 DE


As Seen In CompositesWorld

Cevotec system saves time, material in hydrogen storage vessel production
The company’s SAMBA-series fiber patch placement technology applies carbon fiber patches to the dome area to produce storage vessels for fuel cell electric vehicles.

CAMX 2019 exhibit preview: Cevotec
Cevotec will showcase automation processes for building complex composites at CAMX 2019.

Cevotec’s Fiber Patch Placement wins Industry of the Future award
The additive fiber layup technology enables automated production of complex fiber composites.

Cevotec demonstrator engine nacelle part with Safran Nacelles using SAMBA automated fiber patch placement FPP

JEC World 2019: Cevotec engine nacelle demonstrator
Automated layup of multiple materials onto honeycomb core for 3D parts proven with Safran Nacelles collaboration.

SAMPE Summit 2019

SAMPE Summit 19 Paris
SAMPE Europe hosted its annual summit at Pullman Hotel Paris Tour Eiffel on March 11, prior to JEC World 2019.

Fiber Placement Center acquires new partners Cevotec and Coriolis Composites

The Fiber Placement Center of SGL Carbon and Fraunhofer IGCV add Cevotec and Coriolis Composites as partners
Cevotec and Coriolis Composites will contribute their own fiber placement and automation technologies to the FPC facility, which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary.


Fiber Patch Placement wins JEC Innovation Award in Seoul
Featuring a multi material feeding unit, Cevotec’s SAMBA Multi automates the time- and cost-intensive multi-material lay-up of aerospace sandwich components.

fiber placement center

FPC to explore new production concepts for lightweight components
SGL Carbon and Fraunhofer IGCV have officially opened a new Fiber Placement Center in Meitingen, Germany.

Cevotec SAMBA Multi system places reinforcements and core materials for automated composites production

Cevotec extends Fiber Patch Placement to sandwich structures, large aerostructures and enables combining with AFP
Automated preforming and layup process addresses core materials, as well as both continuous AFP and patch FPP reinforcements.

Composite Application Center

Composite Application Center launches in Singapore
An international group of companies has announced the launch of a Singapore based Composite Application Center to support the composites industry through combined expertise and facilities.

Thermoplastic composites: Past the tipping point?
The manufacturing world watched a decade ago as automatically placed thermoset composite tapes replaced aluminum in commercial airframes and made composites a household word in markets around the world. Has the time come for thermoplastic composite tapes to make a similar impact?

Cevotec and Composite Automation sign partnership

Cevotec and Composite Automation announce partnership agreement
The two companies join forces to meet the demand for automation solutions of North American composite manufacturers.

Cevotec SAMBA prepreg automated tape laying preforming work cell

JEC World 2018 preview: Cevotec
Scalable SAMBA systems now ready for prepreg

Cevotec Fiber Patch Placement composite preforming for high-volume composite parts production

Fiber Patch Placement at scale
SAMBA automated cells now offered in Step, Pro and Scale models, for 3D preforming dry fiber and prepreg at rates up to 15-100 kg/hr.

Cevotec now offers tapes for AFP/ATL
Cevotec’s cevoTape carbon fiber tape for automated placement processes is now commercially available.

Cevotec dry fiber bindered carbon fiber tape for AFP ATL automated fiber placement

Cevotec dry-fiber bindered tape available for automated placement
Manufacturer of SAMBA automated placement systems offers high-quality material aimed to make series CFRP production economical for non-aerospace applications.

Preforming goes industrial: Part 2
Automated preforming isn’t only for 2D and 2.5D parts. Innovators are taking successful aim at building 3D preforms at production speeds.


Automated Preforming, Part 1: Numbers and Landscape
CW’s multi-blog series on preforming begins with an overview and quick look at the numbers: 1-minute take time, 10-15 seconds per layer, 490-kg/hr and 3.5 million parts/year. Are you ready for serial CFRP production?

Exclusive preview of SAMBA preforming demo
Cevotec unveils its Artist Studio software and automated SAMBA preforming cell at JEC World 2017.

JEC World 2017 at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center

JEC World 2017 exhibit preview
JEC World will be held March 14-16 in Paris. CW previews some of the products and technologies that will be at the show.

Cevotec, Baumann announce partnership to industrialize FPP
The first FPP system will be launched at JEC World 2017 (Mar. 14-16, Paris, France).

Product Categories of Cevotec GmbH

  • Fabrics, unimpregnated
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Spread-tow tape
Primary manufacturing equipment
  • Automated fiber placement machines
  • Preform manufacturing equipment
  • Other primary manufacturing equipment
Fabricating services
  • Thermoset materials
    • Fiber placement
    • Prototyping
Composite Structures & Components
  • Other composite structures
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Education/Training
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, process development
    • Consulting, structual design
    • Consulting, other