Key features:

  • Cross member for Audi Q2, Seat Ateca and others
  • KIRCHHOFF‘s innovation of laser welded Isofix-fixtures
  • VW’s first time to introduce this as a large scale platform solution for a safety relevant product in multiple car use across brands
  • Combination of various complex joining technologies (laser, MAG and spot welding) in one assembly




  • High precision joining for safety relevant parts in mass production
  • Efficient mix of centralized and localized process steps
  • Modular production approach with centralized core technology processes and local final assembly to best serve customer’s plants and car projects







Cross member

Technologies: Forming, Laser welding, Spot welding, Projection welding
Production plants: Gliwice, Mielec/Poland, Ovar/Portugal
Capacity/Year: 350,000
Customer/Model: Audi Q2, Seat Ateca and others