May 13 – 15, 2025 | Frankfurt/Hanau, Germany


May 13 – 15, 2025

The 2025 SafetyExpo takes place for the 23rd time and is the central exchange platform in the concept of the SafetyWeek. The SafetyExpo acts as a link for all events of the SafetyWeek. In the recent years more than 1,000 industry experts used the SafetyExpo to get an overview of the current market, make contacts, exchange experiences and to initiate collaborations.

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Kai Golowko,
Bertrandt Ingenieurbüro GmbH

Jürgen Krämer,
Instron GmbH

Floor Plan 2024

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Sponsors and Exhibitors 2024


ADDITIUM is a high-tech engineering company founded by professionals with over 25 years of direct experience in the design, production, commissioning and support of custom test systems. With a special focus on the automotive market, ADDITIUM has an important position in the field of active and passive safety testing, providing professional solutions and turnkey projects for: Full Scale Crash Test facilities, E-Launchers, Crash Simulation systems (Sleds), Electrical SBA and other component level test rigs, which empowers the clients to perform tests in accordance with international safety regulations and/or specific R&D requirements.
All ADDITIUM systems incorporate unique technological innovations, allowing the test to be perfectly performed with high accuracy and high efficiency, strengthening the technical competitiveness and productivity of customers. Among others, ADDITIUM has recently introduced the full capability for E-Launcher to perform test with the new aPLI, including the safe recovery of the legform after the impact; and has improved the control strategy on the crash test facilities to allow more functions such as the pre-impact brake simulation.
ADDITIUM is headquartered in Madrid and has local partners in many countries around the world. ADDITIUM maintains an efficient and high-quality service level, provides technical support for automotive industry testing and R&D, and promotes technological improvement in related fields.


A single partner for all your Smart Industry needs
We’re a diverse team of 50,000 engineers and digital experts, operating across 30 locations. From training your teams to delivering your projects our Smart Industry experts create new value for your business. United by our passion for talent and technology, our specialists bring their diversity of experience, skills and insights together to deliver our 360° capabilities to you. This is how we make the incredible happen, every day.

Delivering business success
Whether you’re a global giant or an ambitious start-up, we offer organizations Smart Industry solutions, people expertise, and access to a network of best-in-class specialists. We respond to our clients’ challenges with expert consulting services and solutions; we help companies acquire top talent and get people ready for the next-generation workplace.
We are committed to attract, develop, and empower diverse and inclusive technology and engineering teams by offering enhanced career and development opportunities. To inspire our employees, clients, and partners to make a difference, we work with organizations who identify themselves with our people culture and technology mindset.

Bertrandt AG

Through our development performance, we accelerate technological progress and make a relevant contribution to a sustainable future. We are an independent and international development service provider with long years of automotive expertise. With cross-industry know-how and a holistic understanding of systems and products, we create technological solutions at any stage of the product development process. We deal with a focus on hot topics such as digitalization, e-mobility and autonomous systems, mainly for the automotive, aerospace and mechanical engineering sectors, and consistently facilitate the development of tailored solutions in these areas. We work on this every day – with around 13,000 employees at over 50 sites worldwide.
With our many years of expertise in the field of active, passive and integral safety, we offer profound and interdisciplinary expert knowledge across the entire product life cycle. More about our services in this area under:


Calspan provides premier automotive testing services to the transportation industry to help make vehicles and roadways safer. Calspan is world renowned for its experienced, flexible, and collaborative staff and for having the most modern and secure testing facility in the United States of America. Calspan performs testing services in support of a vehicle’s complete life cycle. Spanning everything from component-level testing, to sled testing on industry-leading ServoSleds, and crash tests on prototype electric vehicles requiring a significant amount of instrumentation (100+ vehicle data channels, highly instrumented ATDs, etc.), CMM and vehicle modification/re-build between tests.

Calspan - 4455 Genesee Street, Buffalo, New York 14225, USA
Tel. (716) 687-0251

CARISSMA – Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt



Cellbond is an innovative provider of passive safety testing products and equipment within the automotive sector. We specialise in certified deformable barriers and ATDs. For more than thirty-five years we have excelled in the design and manufacture of engineered composite structures to become global leaders in the development and manufacture of deformable barriers and mobile crash barriers, energy absorbers, and impactors, and are continuously expanding our range of crash test dummies, spare parts, and test equipment. Services include design, prototyping and full-scale production, DAS integration, dummy certification and recertification in our ISO17025 accredited test facility. We work closely with automotive manufacturers, test facilities and suppliers, exporting over 90% of our products.

CSI S.p.A. Automotive Division

CSI, IMQ Group Company, through its Automotive BU is a European center of excellence in the field of vehicle testing with an integrated platform of services, skills and facilities that span the entire range of new product development, from validation and regulatory and/or voluntary compliance checks to the homologation services.

The Laboratories are part of the restricted Network of the European Association Euro NCAP.

CSI is the strategic supplier of the main OEM'S, Tier1 and Tier2, operating mainly through the headquarters in Milan with testing laboratories and test tracks and its laboratories located in Trofarello (TO) industrial area.
CSI operates in the German market through his subsidiary company IMQ CSI Deutschland located in Munich.

CSI S.p.A. - V.le Lombardia 20/B |20021 Bollate (MI) | Italy
Tel. +39-02-383301

German subsidiary:
IMQ CSI Deutschland - Leopoldstraße 240 | 80807 München | Deutschland
Tel. +49 89 35040566
Mob. +49 160 3223702


EDAG Engineering GmbH

360-degree engineering for the new mobile future

Highly automated driving, connectivity, eMobility, digitalisation, connectivity and safety through to production in the smart factory – this is the future of mobility. In precisely these future fields, the EDAG Group offers extensive development competencies for the vehicle technologies of tomorrow.
The EDAG Group is the world's largest independent engineering service provider for fully integrated solutions in the automotive industry. With over 8,600 experts at 60 sites around the world, we shape and define the mobility of tomorrow in the Vehicle Engineering, Electric/Electronics and Production Solutions segments.


After more than twenty-five years, ENCOPIM has become a reference in the delivery of testing turn-key solutions.
Our high-skilled engineering team is committed to provide tailored high-tech solutions for testing needs, focusing on crash simulation, impact systems and powertrain. We work in close cooperation with our customers at every project phase: from the sales’ technical assessment to after sales service support.
Keeping an eye on the needs of every testing engineer we have acquired a deep knowledge in testing that has made our solutions evolve in continuous upgrades to englobe the most innovative features in our mechanical and control systems.

ERNST + Co Prüfmaschinen GmbH

ERNST has developed into a business with global reach and today is an established brand in the field of vehicle safety.
Crash systems according to the latest regulations, test stands for renowned car manufacturers and custom-made special testing machines:
Not only does ERNST show enthusiasm for its numerous products, we also appreciate the ideas and wishes of our customers. Single-source solutions are the result of a trusting cooperation.
ERNST offers a wide assortment of fixed barriers in order to conduct standard and special tests. These are primarily characterized by their stiffness, which guarantees a high standard of quality. Increased efficiency is our customers' number one priority. ERNST delivers the appropriate equipment for the automation of your block systems. Our products can be integrated into your crash walls at any time.
Furthermore ERNST offers a wide range of mobile barriers as well as our new multiple barrier systems which are an economic alternative to the individual crash carts, since they allow for an overlap of the various test regulations in certain areas.
Our own development and production, combined with an innovative product range, enables ERNST to address each of our customers' wishes quickly and on an individual basis. The highest production quality, outstanding handicraft skills, imagination and humanity - those are qualities you will only find at ERNST.

Fraunhofer EMI

The Ernst-Mach-Institut recognizes its task in understanding the physics of high-speed, transient processes in order to derive solutions for applications in the industry. EMI adopts interdisciplinary and comprehensive material strategies to investigate crash, impact, and shock-wave phenomena by experiment and simulation.

The solutions elaborated at EMI by experimental, computer-based and analytical methods aim at improving the security and reliability of components and structures under dynamic loads. With the utilization of the most recent research results for technical applications, their efficiency is increased – conserving resources at the same time. Thereby, society profits from optimized systems in the areas of defense, security and resilience, automotive, space, aviation and sustainability.

Humanetics Innovative Solutions Inc.

IAV GmbH Ingenieurgesellschaft Auto und Verkehr

IAV is developing the mobility of the future and has become one of the world's leading engineering partners by developing holistic solutions in vehicles and technologies.
IAV has been reliably bringing innovations into series production for four decades. Started as a spin-off of the TU Berlin, IAV today combines different worlds: automotive and IT, hardware and software, products and services. IAV's customers receive competent support in the realization of their projects at 24 locations worldwide: From concept to series production, from local special solutions to global large-scale production projects. Hundreds of successful projects have been implemented by IAV to date, always with the aim of improving mobility.


Instron GmbH, based in Darmstadt, Germany, is known for its exceptional expertise in servo-hydraulic operational load simulation for both vehicle durability and crash simulation. With over 30 years of experience in the field of passive safety, Instron GmbH is the market leader with more than 100 crash simulation systems installed, local factory-trained service, and proven long-term investment protection. In addition to the common applications such as frontal, offset and rear impact, the active pitching simulation for frontal tests has proven to be the outstanding cutting-edge technology in the field, and Instron continues to develop best-in-class solutions for crash simulation.

IS - Imaging Solutions GmbH

IS-Imaging Solutions GmbH is a sales partner for IDT high speed camera and illumination systems as well as the XCitex (3D) evaluation software.
With more than 30 years of experience, together with our customers we develop solutions around image acquisition and processing with digital high-speed cameras in all applications of automotive, industry, research & development. From sales to project planning and realization of single systems or customer specific individual solutions up to service and support, we offer complete solutions from one source.
Camera series specially developed for the automotive sector impress with compact and ruggedized designs combined with high performance in terms of resolution, image quality and light sensitivity. All camera series are integrated in third-party software like Falcon, etc.

Kistler Instrumente GmbH

About the Kistler Group
Kistler is the global market leader for dynamic pressure, force, torque and acceleration measurement technology. Cutting-edge technologies provide the basis for Kistler's modular solutions. Customers in industry and scientific research benefit from Kistler's experience as a development partner and its unique sensor technology, enabling them to optimize their products and processes so as to secure sustainable competitive edge. Some 2,050 employees at more than 60 facilities across the globe offer individual application-specific support at the local level. In 2020, the Kistler Group posted sales of CHF 361 million, and about 9% of this figure is reinvested in research and technology.

measX GmbH & Co. KG

measX are experts for test cells and test data management with over 35 years of experience in system integration and software development. We develop custom solutions in the areas of data acquisition, testing technology, test data management and analysis systems using in research, development and production. Our customers include many global automotive OEMs and suppliers, as well as companies in the chemical, electronics and energy business.
Approximately 50 employees working at three locations serve global customers in Germany, Europe and beyond.
measX has been a Platinum Alliance Partner of National Instruments for many years, and is an active member in organizations such as AMA - Association for Sensors and Measurement, ASAM e.V. (Association for Standardization of Automation and Measuring Systems) and the Workgroup Data Processing Vehicle Safety (AKFZ).
„ADAS IIT-Innovation In Test“ – a cooperation of three other companies and measX – leverages their expertises in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Sensor Fusion, Hardware-in-the-Loop (HiL), V2X communication, GNSS simulation, and data management to provide one-stop solutions for tests in development of automated driving vehicles.


MESSRING GmbH is the world market leader for crash test technology. For more than 50 years, the company has been developing tailor-made solutions for testing active and passive safety systems in vehicles. To date, MESSRING has implemented more than 140 crash test systems for automobile manufacturers, automotive suppliers, government clients and insurance companies.
With its subsidiary Chongqing MESSRING Technology Co., Ltd. based in China, the German manufacturer has been successfully ensuring the demand in Asia since 2014.
In 2018, MESSRING Active Safety GmbH was founded, whose core competence is the development of test systems for autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems.
With the establishment of the subsidiary MESSRING Inc. based in the US state of Michigan, the third automotive core market in addition to Europe and China will also be served by its own company from 2023.



An engineering company at its core, The Oilgear Company develops and manufactures an extensive line of products ranging from fluid power pumps (up to 1000 bar) and a full range of hydraulic components to custom systems of all sizes with hydraulic or electric actuators.
Oilgear turned 100 in 2021 and is nowadays represented in over 50 countries and has manufacturing facilities in 5 different countries in the USA and Europe.
Within the group, Oilgear Towler GmbH (located close to Frankfurt/Main) has become a leading manufacturer of Passive Safety test systems for the automotive industry. These applications are engineered to customer specifications, with focus on seat and seat belt testing as well as impact testing on vehicle interior/exterior. Oilgear has been continuously pushing the advancement of Passive Safety test benches, successfully implementing servo-mechanical actuators in all its test rigs since 2015. Oilgear offers modernization of existing equipment to complete turnkey test systems, providing engineering, assembly, automation and start up from one source. Throughout the long service life of the products, Oilgear is dedicated to providing maintenance support and calibration services for consistent trouble-free operation.
Oilgear provides solutions for testing of:
• Headrest and Seat Static Load
• Seat Belt Anchorage
• Roof and Door Crush
• Dynamic test of seat recliners and tracks
• Gravity Pendulum
• Linear and Pendulum Impact
• Pedestrian Protection
• Ejection Mitigation
• FMH/Interior Impact
• Body block
• Bumper


Founded in 1996, ORME is a company based in Toulouse (France), specialized in the acquisition and processing of signals and images. ORME is designing a suite of innovative software products, TrackImage and TrackCam for video shooting and motion analysis; TrackReport and TrackFile for data management, signal analysis and automatic generation of test reports.
We work with major clients in the Aerospace, Automotive, Defence, Energy and Cosmetics sectors.
ORME is certified on the EN/AS 9100:2018 / EN/AS 9115 Standard, since November 2022. This certification attests to the reliability and quality of our services.


Photron is a trusted supplier of high-speed cameras to leading research and industrial groups around the world, for 40 years delivering quality, reliability and high-performance for the most challenging imaging applications backed up by excellent support throughout Europe and overseas.

Photron continues to push the limits of sensor technology and camera design to deliver high light sensitivity, frame rates in excess of 2 million images per second and sub micro-second exposure durations as found in our flag ship products the FASTCAM NOVA and FASTCAM SA-Z

The FASTCAM Mini range satisfies the need for mid-range performance in a more compact package at an affordable price.

Our cameras are routinely integrated into systems for Digital Image Correlation (DIC) and we work with the most popular commercial suppliers of DIC systems and software.


Promoting the way to a sustainable society, SBI is your ideal partner for innovative test benches and complex buildings for research and development.
With the experience of more than 40 years of overall planning and planning of test facilities, we share with you the challenges of the future, creating innovative and sustainable solutions.
We guide our customers through concepts, detailed designs, purchasing management, on-site management, commissioning and final acceptance to the perfect result.
SBI combines all competences of a comprehensive overall planning under one roof and therefore offers short communication channels between the different specialists. This enables the medium-sized company to flexibly develop holistic solutions.
Lead by Example – Sustainability is also a top priority at our location in Lampertheim. Our 2017 extended photovoltaic system has a capacity of approx. 100 Kilowatt peak and is supplemented by an energy storage with a capacity of 40 kWh. In this way, we are able to achieve a positive energy balance at our office.

Seattle Safety LLC

Seattle Safety leads the global market in destructive and non-destructive vehicle crash testing systems with advanced technology and a full spectrum of products and services. Headquartered in Auburn, Washington, the company began designing and supplying crash testing equipment in 1996. Since the launch of the ServoSled in 2002, Seattle Safety has been enhancing the performance of crash testing safety labs around the world across a wide range of applications that include occupant safety systems, bio-mechanical research, and vehicle structure testing. We have installed more than 110 systems to automotive, aerospace, and research institutes worldwide. Seattle Safety is dedicated to providing top-of-the-line, flexible testing solutions to improve vehicle safety, prevent occupant injury and save lives. We’re ready to support you with a complete systems approach, expert systems integration, and hands-on training.

Our broad range of test solutions includes:

• ServoSled Catapult Sled Systems
• Full Vehicle Crash Barrier Labs
• Battery test solutions
• Dymic Pitch Simulators
• Dynamic Yaw Simulators
• Accessories such as camera outriggers and top plate quick-change systems

TECCON Austria GmbH

The Passive Safety Center at TECCON Austria provides comprehensive engineering and CAE services, physical testing, and tailored test equipment in the field of Passive Safety.
In our engineering division, we assist clients throughout the entire development process, from the initial concept phase to vehicle production, ensuring compliance with all legal and consumer Passive Safety requirements.

Our testing capabilities encompass a wide range of services, including full vehicle crash tests, sled tests, and component tests such as Pedestrian Protection, interior head impact, Out of Position tests, drop tower tests, and many more. Moreover, our test lab is accredited to ISO 17025 standards, guaranteeing the reliability and accuracy of our results.

Additionally, we supply top-tier turn-key impact test systems, calibration devices, drop towers, rollover test systems, specialized impactors like the PDI-2, mobile barriers, and various other testing devices to meet the diverse needs of our clients.

TECCON Austria operates as a vital component of the broader TECCON Group, headquartered in Hamburg, delivering premier Engineering Services across a spectrum of industries including Energy, Automotive, Aerospace, Automation, Mechanical Engineering, and Marine sectors.

Vision Research Inc.

Vision Research is dedicated to the development of Phantom high-speed cameras which lead the industry in frame rate, resolution, and image quality. The combination of revolutionary sensor technology and engineers with a deep understanding of the research and development needs has resulted in the creation of a broad range of high-speed cameras suitable for nearly all applications.

XSENSOR Technology Corporation

Powered by Intelligent Dynamic Sensing, XSENSOR’s Pressure Mapping Solutions for Automotive Design & Testing Applications aid engineers in achieving the highest levels of performance and safety in product designs.

Durable, high-resolution sensors capture accurate and repeatable interface pressure data. Comprehensive visualizations and analysis tools enable you to evaluate product performance and advance vehicle designs.

Our Solutions
Vehicle Safety & Impact
Tire Design & Performance
Seating and Ergonomics
Custom Applications

ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions

ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions is a leading manufacturer of multidimensional metrology solutions. These include coordinate measuring machines, optical and multisensor systems, microscopy systems for industrial quality assurance as well as metrology software for the automotive, aircraft, mechanical engineering, plastics and medical technology industries. ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions is part of the Industrial Quality & Research segment.

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