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In racing, COMPETITION is written in capital letters. Around 300 university teams compete with their self-developed race cars in Formula Student. This calls for innovative concepts to edge past the competition and to secure a technical advantage in the race. Franke sponsors the Running Snail Racing Team at the Universityof Amberg-Weiden, providing Wire Race Bearings for the front wheel rim.

IN DESIGN TERMS, Franke Wire Race Bearings can be integrated in any mating assembly. The front wheel rim in the University of Amberg-Weiden race car is a perfect example of free material selection. At Franke, Arne Jankowski from Marketing and Franz Öhlert from the Development Team were responsible for this project. They provide an account of the background to this work in our expert interview.

A STONE’S THROW across the border and you are in the country of our neighbours, France. Arriving there, interested Franke customers will encounter the firm Agora Technique and its Managing Director Jean-Jacques Benitah, who joins with his strong team in working the French market for us. Monsieur Benitah has worked for Franke over many years now, and is certainly in the know as to the relevant industries for our products. In June, he will travel to the Paris Air Show to introduce potential customers from aviation and aerospace to what Franke has to offer You will get to know Agora Technique in this issue.

CARERS on the ground, these are our representatives from all over the world. As a group they keep closely connected with each others and with their colleagues in the Franke headquarter. Regular product training keep the representatives right on the cutting edge, helping them provide the best possible service and advise you in each specific application.

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