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data M Managing Director Albert Sedlmaier Awarded China’s Highest Honor to Foreign Experts Albert Sedlmaier, managing director of data M Sheet Metal Solutions GmbH from Germany, has been awarded with The People’s Republic of China Friendship Award for his work as a technical adviser. On September 29th, the prize was given to 50 experts who contributed to the economic and social development of China. The Friendship Award is the highest Chinese honour granted to a foreigner. In the market segment of design and simulation software for roll formers, the company data M is world leading with its COPRA product family. Besides his role as a businessman, managing director Albert Sedlmaier is acting as a technical adviser at the Jinan Foundry and Metalforming Machinery Research Institute that has also nominated him for the award. Albert Sedlmaier is delighted with the accolade: “This award is an honor for me, but also for every staff member at data M and our region.” With innovative CAE technologies, t