AFS is a spin-off company of the University of Siegen, chair of Machine Elements, Fastening Systems and Product Innovation.

This outsourcing allows us to transfer the knowledge of fastening systems regarding life time behavior and requirements to the business world.

Our mission is to support you with innovative solutions in fastening technology. The targets are to improve

  • performance,
  • reliability and
  • cost saving in product life time.

We believe that this mission is important for the future technical world. To realize this, we are a valuable partner for the industry offering services that cannot be provided by an academic institution, but accessing its deep knowledge and experience.

Confidentiality is important for us, so every project refers only to one partner in particular.


Organizational data of the company:

AFS Advanced Fastening Solutions GmbH


Prof. Dr.-Ing. C. Friedrich

Dipl. Wirt.-Ing. Hendrik Hubbertz


founded in 2011


in cooperation with