About AVANCO

Innovation as a tradition

The AVANCO Group develops, manufactures, refines and distributes technical products made of aluminum and fiber composites (carbon fiber and glass fiber). These particularly includes tubes and profiles, tubular and prismatic components, as well as high-pressure vessels. The entire value chain is focused on the development of technically high-end solutions and their industrial production.

We offer our customers measurable competitive advantages through tailor-made components and systems, which are adapted to their individually defined requirements. We are able to accomplish this through our unique combination of expertise for the design and production of high-tech lightweight components made of fiber composites.

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The AVANCO Group products which are marketed under the brand names INOMETA and XPERION, are used in many areas including the automotive sector, the print, film, paper and packaging industry, the solar industry, the machine and plant construction, as well as for marine applications and the gas transport.

The headquarters of the AVANCO GmbH is located in the East-Westphalian city of Herford. Since 1985, the companies has been expanding globally, and has demonstrated a dynamic growth in new business fields. Today, the group generates a turnover in the 3-digit million euro range.

The AVANCO GmbH company history

1981: Founding of the INOMETA Maschinenbaugesellschaft mbH in Herford by Wilfried Tappe. Start of the lightweight roller production using aluminum and CFRP.
1989: Expansion and relocation to the site located in the "Planckstraße".
1997: Expansion of the production space with "Hall P2" for the production of large rollers.
2000: Founding of the XPERION GmbH. Expansion of the CFRP product portfolio.
2000: Start of the production of rollers for the flexographic printing.
2001: Founding of the AVANCO GmbH as the holding company.
2001: Acquisition of the Alpha Composite GmbH in Kassel, from which the xperion Energy & Environment GmbH emerged.
2002: Acquisition of the FS composite GmbH & Co. KG in Laudenbach, which was transformed into xperion components GmbH & Co. KG.
2004: Acquisition of EADS Space Transportation GmbH in Immenstaad, which transitioned into the xperion aerospace GmbH.
2007: New construction of the management building and production hall P3 in Herford.
2007: Acquisition of ACM Advanced Composites & Machines GmbH in Markdorf, which today has become a part of the xperion aerospace GmbH.
2013: Expansion of the production capacities of the xperion Energy & Environment GmbH through the erection of a production site in Ohio, USA.

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