In addition to industry giants such as Airbus and Lufthansa Technik, 300 other aviation companies as well as universities, research institutions and the city of Hamburg itself are members of Hamburg Aviation. The organization has many goals, including the overall promotion of the aviation industry, networking of cluster members, support for the development of specialists in the field, development of innovations, and the improvement of the overall economic conditions for the industry.
In the field of airport technology and aerospace, HÜBNER is well known for its folding canopies for passenger boarding bridges as well as its Passenger Boarding Bridge Interface for managing the connection between aircraft and the boarding bridge. It also provides a comprehensive portfolio of material solutions featuring components made of silicone, rubber and composites as well as insulation materials that are used in airplanes, helicopters and ground-handling vehicles.
"Components made with HÜBNER materials meet the highest standards and are used around the world. With transfer innovations such as fabric-reinforced seals and rubber profiles with integrated sensors, HÜBNER is active across multiple sectors," explains Tim Konze (right), Business Development Manager for Material Solutions. The HÜBNER Group would like to share its expertise in the field of material development in connection with Hamburg Aviation.
Dirk Kessler (left), Head of Airport Technology at HÜBNER, sees Hamburg Aviation as an important platform for exchange on the mobility topic. "This goes beyond just the field of airport management. For example, the whole subject of urban mobility is becoming more and more important," he points out.