On the 16th and 17th of October 2007 the staff from the company BEKAERT -Dr. Ir. Petra Backx a Freddy Aps visited our faculty. The aim of their visit was to consult with undergraduates and PhD students from the Institute of Materials, who, under a bilateral treaty are preparing their qualification theses in cooperation with the firm. On the 16th of October 2008 guests held lectures focusing on powder metallurgy technology and the creation textures in forming products. The next day they visited the Joint Workplace of the MTF STU ÚMMS SAV for Science, research and development of advanced metallic materials and composites on Račianska Street in Bratislava.