WIAM GmbH becomes a 100% subsidiary of Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH

Since May 27, 2021, WIAM GmbH has become a 100% subsidiary of IMA Materials Research and Application Technology GmbH, which is based in Dresden.


The history of both companies is closely linked. WIAM GmbH was founded in 2013 as an independent company from IMA Dresden with the aim of developing and marketing software products for research and product development. These software products in return are also used by IMA Dresden its test laboratory and are further developed and adapted at IMA Dresden for customer-specific applications.


IMA Dresden itself has been part of the Applus Group since May 27, 2021, in particular of the Applus Laboratories division. Applus + is a global leader in testing, inspection and certification based in Barcelona, ​​Spain. The group is a reliable partner who increases the quality and security of its customer systems and infrastructures, while at the same time securing the business operations of these customers. At Applus, over 23,000 employees ensure innovative approaches, technical competence and operational excellence in several sectors in over 70 countries.


“IMA and WIAM have been closely connected to each other since WIAM was founded. Both companies have worked very well together for years. We are pleased that we are further strengthening our partnership with this new structure. As part of the Applus Group, we can then also offer our customers a much broader range of services, developments and topics,” explains Linda Klepsch, Managing Director of WIAM GmbH.

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