bfirm emerged as a company from the environment of the Chair for Environmentally Friendly Production Technology at the University of Bayreuth and the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology and Automation (IPA) and has an international network in research and industry.

University of Bayreuth, Chair Manufacturing and Remanufacturing Technology
  • Research into remanufacturing processes
  • Development of a procedure for the conception of workpiece-specific cleaning and painting processes
Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (IPA)
  • Development of workpiece-specific cleaning and painting processes for industrial customers
  • Standardization and further development of the procedure
bfirm consulting and engineering UG
  • Transfer of knowledge from research to industrial application and marketing
  • Development of a marketable consulting and engineering service as a business model