BKW is a key material testing provider for industry and the aeronautical sector.
Our company performs a range of services including:
- non-destructive testing (NDT)
- mechanical testing for metallic and composite materials
- metallurgical analysis BKW became part of Applus+, a global inspection, testing, certification and quality assurance company, in July 2011
This strategic alliance has reinforced our company as a first-tier supplier of Airbus for testing services and enlarged our services portfolio, which now includes:
- structural testing
- equipment testing
- tooling engineering
- production quality control
- pre-series and test coupon (metallic and composites) production
BKW is accredited for 120 test methods in accordance with DIN/EN/ISO 17025 and is also an Airbus approved laboratory for 63 sector-specific test procedures.
Facts and figures:
- BKW was founded in 1983 and boasts state-of-the-art laboratories as well as highly specialized technicians and engineers.
- BKW is based in Bremen, one of the major aeronautical clusters in Europe.
- Applus+ has been working for 20 years for the aerospace sector.
- Applus+ has over 14,000 employees and is present in more than 66 countries.