Solar Team

Solar Team Twente

Solar Team Twente

Solar Team Twente is a team of ambitious students from Saxion and the University of Twente, with only one goal: winning the World Solar Challenge. A race where only solar energy driven cars compete. This is one of the largest student projects in the Netherlands.

Solar Team Twente tries to build a winning solar car in collaboration with many partners like PM-GROUP sister subsidiary PM-AEROTEC. Solar Team Twente is looking for a relationship where both parties can achieve the best results out of the cooperation. By systematically analyzing the challenge, new opportunities are discovered and addressed so that all parts in the solar car align perfectly.


PM-GROUP sister subsidiary PM-AEROTEC manufactures a substantial part towards projects within the military, aeronautical, maritime and space industries. Years of experience makes PM-AEROTEC therefore a valued partner for both these industries as Solar Team Twente in which both innovation plays an key role.

PM-AEROTEC processes besides quality steels also materials like titanium and super alloys such as Duplex, Hastelloy, Inconel, Nimonics, and Stelliet. PM-AEROTEC offers Solar Team Twente the opportunity to make use of their technical high quality production facility. For Solar Team Twente their component requirements are being machined by PM-AEROTEC to be used for example within  the suspension of the solar car.

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