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A company in very good shape    < 2014-05-03 >

State-of-the-art machinery is a hallmark of SKD. “We provide support from the first idea to the final product,” stresses Ing. Petr Kuchař, managing director of SKD. “For us, it is clear that at the end the focus on the individual customer’s needs is crucial for our own success. Apart from the technology, it is the well-founded expertise which makes us a demanded partner of the automotive industry. We not only focus on injection moulds but provide comprehensive services. We therefore decid

Be first in finishing    < 2014-05-03 >

Regina Brückner is owner and managing director of the company. The company offers complete finishing lines in the area of textile dry finishing, the finishing of technical textiles as well as the finishing of flooring and non-woven fabrics. “We offer high quality and efficient machines,” says Regina Brückner, managing director of BRÜCKNER Trockentechnik GmbH & Co. KG. “We focus on energy-saving and resource-conserving technologies and solutions. We have been investing in the sustain

Special machine solutions for the construction industry    < 2014-05-03 >

Founder and President Eugenio Lucheroni When President Eugenio Lucheroni set up his own business in 1991, he could draw on extensive experience in machine construction. “Focusing on machines for prefabricated parts and concrete ceilings, we developed and built a whole range,” explains Mr. Lucheroni. “In the meantime, we have supplied some 4,000 machines to customers all over the world and expanded our programme significantly.” Now as before, machines tailored to customers’ special produ

Challenge accepted    < 2014-05-03 >

Founded in 1994, Jotex’s original focus was set on service operations and manufacturing parts for the paper and pulp industry. “By means of two big and successful projects for the mining industry in 2000, our business grew continuously and brought new and exciting possibilities,” explains Outi Pikkusilta, manager at Jotex and with the company for 15 years. “Over the years, we have invested largely in our machinery park and today make use of the newest CNC machines to answer more specific need

A to Z production partners    < 2014-05-03 >

The company mainly focuses on the three fields of load bearing capacities and hoisting devices, arrangement fixtures and automation. Especially in the automation sector, KTW K. Weißhaupt has been enjoying growth rates above average within the last years. “At present, all three fields are still equally important,” says Managing Director Nadine Weißhaupt, daughter of the company founder. “Often, they interact and generate important synergies.” Focusing on the domestic market, the company servic

Passion for power    < 2014-05-03 >

MTU France is the French sales operation of MTU, a subsidiary company of Tognum AG based in Friedrichshafen, Germany, a world leader in engines and drive systems for off-highway applications. As manufacturer of diesel engines and complete drive systems, as well as electrical power generation systems, MTU offers one of the most comprehensive and advanced product ranges for ships, heavy land and rail vehicles as well as industrial applications and gensets. “MTU has been present in France throug

The art of welding    < 2014-05-03 >

Managing Director Dr.-Ing. Robert Buchmann has been at the head of the family business since 2011. It all started for CARL CLOOS SCHWEISSTECHNIK in Siegen-Weidenau back in 1919 when the engineer Carl Cloos founded his own enterprise, focusing on manufacturing acetylene gas generators and oxyacetylene welding torches. “We are at home in a region where iron and ore mining and smelting have a long tradition. That is why a lot of metal processing companies have settled here. From there it i

Innovation and creativity    < 2014-05-03 >

Jean-Claude Jaufret, sales and marketing director of HOLWEG. HOLWEG has existed since 1889 when Charles and August Holweg set up a modest paper business. “Over the years, the company gained essential expertise in the paper packaging sector,” explains Jean-Claude Jaufret, sales and marketing director of HOLWEG. “Its know-how in the area of manufacturing multi-application flat and gusset bags was merged with the expertise of HG Weber, a specialist of manufacturing lines for multi-applicatio

Innovation and efficiency    < 2014-05-03 >

The company was founded in Güstrow in the beginning of the 1990s. “High capacity spreaders and related products have been manufactured in Güstrow before,” explains Dipl.-Ing. Dieter Freudenberg, managing director and owner of Maschinen- und Antriebstechnik. “Therefore, a highly qualified personnel base was still available. In 1991, we decided to focus on fertilization technologies for large farms and constantly developed our expertise in this field of operation.” At present, the German company

Shredding and briquetting for sustainable cost reduction    < 2014-05-03 >

The company’s intelligent machines for the shredding of plastics, paper, cardboard, wood, metal and household rubbish turn waste into products that are suitable for further processing. As loose production waste such as dust or wood shavings is a considerable cost factor and a safety hazard, briquetting offers a solution that reduces storage and transport costs and increases safety at the same time. Moreover, the briquette shape permits more efficient utilisation of the valuable secondary raw ma

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