Innovation as a
teamwork

We take the innovation as the transformation lever that enables us to adapt our products and processes to the challenges we face.
It is the tool for change that helps us make our vision real and identify strategic value drivers, with an eye on the 2030 horizon and aligned with the new mobility scenario.

The future

It’s all about developing innovative solutions that anticipate future market trends.

We face the 2030 automotive main trends from our open innovation model

LIGHT & SAFE BIW

Solutions for the implementation of new advanced metallic materials used for structural lightweighting, developing their forming processes in a comprehensive range of steel and aluminium, both in hot and cold forming.

SMART PRODUCTS

Development of  functionalities related to  safety and ergonomics based on mechanic and mechatronic solutions.

LIGHTWEIGHT TECHNOLOGIES

Development of non-metallic  new materials and their transformation processes  in structural lightweighting to lower energy consumption and, therefore, CO2 emissions.

ACTIVE AERODYNAMICS

Improvement of vehicles aerodynamic and thermal efficiency based on innovative solutions related to air flow management.

EXCELLENCE IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Deadline assurance through the streamlining of tool construction phases.

PREMIUM ENGINEERING

Skilled professionals  for the development of automotive solutions, in collaboration with universities and research centres.

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

Implementation of Smart Factory  concepts along the complete manufacturing processes to  gain efficiency.

Collaborations

The stable relatioships with technology centres, universities and other external collaborators complement our internal capacities and allow us to face projects with a marked technological character.

Main technological lines

Sheet Metal Forming

Advanced Lightweight Technologies
Reinforced Composites

Automotive Electronics

Other manufacturing Technologies

Metallurgical

Advanced joining

Additive manufacturing milling and new techs

Automotive new challenges

Testing and validation extended capabilities

Projects

BATZ is active in European, national and regional projects.

European programmes

RIB ON

Innovative Stamping Die for Aluminium Ribs Hot Stamping

This project has received funding from the Clean Sky 2 Joint Undertaking under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 755493
http://www.cleansky.eu/#no-back

FiberEuse

Large scale demonstration of new circular economy value-chains based on the reuse of end-of-life fiber reinforced composites.

This projet has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 730323
http://www.fibereuse.eu

Alliance

Affordable weight reduction of high-volume vehicles and components taking into account the entire life-cycle.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 723893
http://lightweight-alliance.eu/

Race-TP

Lightweight Recyclable Automotive thermoplastic Composite structural parts for large series production

This activity has received funding from the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union, under the Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.
https://eitrawmaterials.eu/project/race-tp/

CaproKic

Upscaling of one step process for automotive continuous fiber Polyamide 6 composite parts based on the in situ polymerization of ε-caprolactam go to market.

This activity has received funding from the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union, under the Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.
https://eitrawmaterials.eu/project/caprokic/
National programmes

ALUTOOL

Development of innovative technologies for added value functional surface manufacturing for aluminium forming stamping dies.

Proyectos financiados con fondos FEDER, con el objetivo de promover el desarrollo tecnológico, la innovación y una investigación de calidad.
http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/es/funding/erdf/

ADDICLEAN

Hybrid technology of eco-efficient manufacture of high value added parts.

Proyectos financiados con fondos FEDER, con el objetivo de promover el desarrollo tecnológico, la innovación y una investigación de calidad.
http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/es/funding/erdf/

PLAN COMPETITIVIDAD

Financiación prensa hidráulica.

Reindustrialización y Fortalecimiento de la Competitividad Industrial
http://www.mincotur.gob.es/portalayudas/rci/Paginas/Index.aspx

Regional programmes

 

SMARTAC

New mechatronic actuator for active aerodynamic systems. Número de expediente ZL-2018/00717

Actuación cofinanciada por el Gobierno Vasco y la Unión Europea a través del Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional 2014 -2020 (FEDER).

 

SENSAUT

Advanced sensors for next generation brake pedals. BI-00013/2018
BASQUE INDUSTRY 4.0: Transferencia de Tecnología de I+D en TEIC´s aplicadas a la fabricación avanzada 2018.

Actuación cofinanciada por el Gobierno Vasco y la Unión Europea a través del Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional 2014 -2020 (FEDER).

 

ADDITOOL

Laser cladding new technologies for hotforming tooling. BI-00001/2018.
BASQUE INDUSTRY 4.0: Transferencia de Tecnología de I+D en TEIC´s aplicadas a la fabricación avanzada 2018.

Actuación cofinanciada por el Gobierno Vasco y la Unión Europea a través del Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional 2014 -2020 (FEDER).

MULTIMAT

Advanced multi-material components for structural, semi-structural and aesthetic applications in automotive vehicles and railway.

Project co-financed by the Basque Government and by the EU through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

 

ACTIVSYS

Active aerodynamic system through coordinated devices.

Número de expediente:

  • 2017: ZL-2017/00588

  • 2018: ZL-2018/00146

 Project co-financed by the EU through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), and funded by the Basque Goverment.

 

NEXTCOMP

Development of a new concept of light front end carrier from advanced composites.

Número de expediente:

  • 2017: ZL-2017/00664
  • 2018: ZL-2018/00147
Project co-financed by the EU through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), and funded by the Basque Goverment.
Completed projects

HARDTRIM

New technologies of severe trimming for press hardening of UHSS steels OK.

Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad dentro del Programa Nacional de Cooperación Público-Privada – Subprograma INNPACTO Proyecto RTC-2015-3975-4

IN-USE BAINITE

Optimization of the in-use properties of third generation of advanced high strength steels (AHSS): New processes and microstructure design concepts.

Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness through the National Program for the Public-Privat cooperation – Subprogram INNPACTO.

PECAL

Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad dentro del Programa Nacional de Cooperación Público-Privada – Subprograma INNPACTO Proyecto IPT-2012-1069-370000