About Andreas Maegerlein
Andreas Maegerlein was trained as an engineer and industrial designer. After working for several design studios and the innovation department of Fischer fixing systems he entered BASF SE in 2008. First joining several functions within the business unit of technical engineered plastics. Since January 2014 Andreas Maegerlein is responsible for the BASF designfabrik® as teamleader.
BASF designfabrik® builds bridges between creative visions and the possibilities of plastic and supports customers at the early stages of the product development with materials, sample pieces and various services and also function as creative hub in the global BASF network.
Together with BASF designfabrik®, the newly built Creation Center will promote the kick start for implementing the concept of a selected graduate into reality. This includes material advice, component calculation and design, construction and selection of processors, as well as support in production and marketing.
BASF designfabrik® offers a one-week materials workshop for maximum two selected graduates, including board and lodging in the Creation Center, where they also have the opportunity to carry out tests in laboratories and exchange ideas with materials developers. Depending on the direction of the material in question, BASF designfabrik® would put together a program that would include everything the ambitious material developer* could wish for, from a laboratory day to a production tour to an application workshop.