Our Strengths

TGM Lightweight Solutions GmbH is an engineering consulting company with a unique specialization in holistic lightweight design for vehicle and system optimization with accompanying concept development and FEM structure simulation. The TGM approach enables us to identify cross-system lightweight design potentials, taking into account all technical requirements and relevant influencing variables during optimization. Further company focuses are methodical mass control, tracking and technical weight management as well as our own calculation software and methods.

Whether automotive, aerospace, shipbuilding or railroad construction - we help you with all problems and issues regarding systemic and structural weight optimization, as well as with your lightweight concept development.


Holistic, cross-industry lightweight construction

and own weight analysis and weight optimization methods

Proprietary lightweight tools and software

for the control of mass properties as well as weight analysis and weight management

Special methods

for efficient system and structure as well as topology and topography optimization

Knowledge database with weight saving potentials

based on the analysis of mechanical or physical similarity as well as system, structural, and material lightweight design with more than 5000 entries

Methodological evaluation and expertise

in the evaluation and recommendation of new lightweight construction technologies (especially in early project phases

Efficient generation of added value for OEMs

in all product development phases


Our team

Our highly qualified engineers, IT specialists and technically versed commercial managers are ready to provide you with one-stop, interdisciplinary customer service. As innovators with a long track record of cross-industry experience, we can assist you on the strategic level as well as in your day-to-day operations.

Hans-Peter Dahm
Managing Director
Senior Expert Lightweighting / Consulting

Kirsten Wätzold
Authorized officer
Finances /
Book Keeping

Björn Voigt
Head of Software Development
Senior Software Architect / Administration

Ulrich Schmall
Software Developer
Application Expert - Software Training

Florian Gabel
Lightweight Design Engineer
Sales - Consulting

Julius Winkler
Lightweight Design Engineer
Consulting - Calculation - Development

Micha Clauß
Lightweight Design Engineer
Consulting - Calculation - Development

Sören Marks
Senior Consultant
Weight Management - Development

Luca Wilhelmy
Lightweight Design Engineer
Consulting - Weight Controlling - Development

Bartosz Popiela
Lightweight Design Engineer
Consulting - Calculation - Development

Associate Partners

Dietmar Knuisch-Quadflieg
Management Consultant
m2g Consulting

Stefan Wätzold
Executive Partner
Wätzold & Al-Zubaidi Management Consulting GmbH

Kanan Al-Zubaidi
Executive Partner
Wätzold & Al-Zubaidi Management Consulting GmbH

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