After studying metallurgy at the University of Stuttgart and taking his degree (Diplom) in 1995, Andreas Rennet spent four years in research and teaching at the INSTITUTE FOR METAL FORMING TECHNOLOGY. He took his doctorate (Dr.-Ing.) in Mechanical Engineering in 1999.
On leaving university, Andreas Rennet started his professional career as the Managing Partner of a service company he co-founded that offered technology transfer between development and application as well as engineering services and process consulting. He established the company on the market and successfully applied his expertise in metal forming technology, CAD, and software technologies to design, FEM simulation, and tool and parts development, as well as to development and consulting on processes, CAD technology, product lifecycle management and software systems.
Since 2009 is Managing Director of 3C.