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, Fuji sign exclusive sales partnership for Japan and Thai markets
Japan-based Fuji Industries has exclusive rights to sell Cevotec products in the region, including Fiber Patch Placement composites automation technology.

Cevotec scales up Fiber Patch Placement technology for large aerostructures
The SAMBA Step L automated fiber placement system can place patches of material up to 50 times larger than previous FPP systems.

The markets: Fuels cells and batteries (2020)
Although fuel-cell powered vehicles could still be in the automotive future, growth will be measured, and so will the market there for composite components. Composites for electric vehicle battery packs and hydrogen tanks for fuel cell vehicles will be the more immediate opportunity.

The markets: Pressure vessels (2020)
High-pressure gas storage vessels represent one of the biggest and fastest-growing markets for advanced composites.

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.

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