KraussMaffei makes a very positive assessment for the K2010
Munich, November 3, 2010 – KraussMaffei AG is very satisfied with the results for the company of the K2010 trade show in Düsseldorf. The company reports an extraordinarily positive response of customers and other visitors to the machinery, systems and the service offering of the three brands KraussMaffei, KraussMaffei Berstorff and Netstal. New products and processes showcased at the K attracted strong positive feedback.
Technology3: process combinations drive productivity gains
teamed up with a high-pressure RimStar Nano PUR metering and mixing machine to produce an assembly-ready LED luminaire. KraussMaffei also showcased a new production process as the basis for the complete substitution of plastic for metals in automotive structural components subject to dynamic stresses. One magnet of visitor interest on the booth was the new universal pipe extruder, with which KraussMaffei Berstorff has extended its range of 36D single-screw extruders; another was the company’s new GE 90 KS rubber extruder. The latter is an extremely cost-effective solution for manufacturing top quality high-pressure, automotive and industrial hoses.
The new ELION 2200 and 2800 hybrid injection molding machines and the aXos freely programmable process control from KraussMaffei’s Swiss subsidiary Netstal also evoked a positive resonance from visitors to the booth. “This year’s K has clearly demonstrated that KraussMaffei, with the high-end machinery and services from its three brands – KraussMaffei, KraussMaffei Berstorff and Netstal – and with technology and system expertise absolutely unique in the market, is well-equipped to face future challenges. We are starting the 2010/2011 business year with confidence,” emphasized Straub.
KraussMaffei company profile
In terms of sales, KraussMaffei is world market leader in machines and systems for plastics and rubber processing. With its three divisions – Injection Molding Technology, Extrusion Technology and Reaction Process Machinery – KraussMaffei is a premium partner for the plastics and rubber processing industries worldwide. The group markets its products under the KraussMaffei, KraussMaffei Berstorff and Netstal brands. The KraussMaffei brand covers the whole spectrum of injection and reaction molding technology, while the KraussMaffei Berstorff brand stands for successful extrusion solutions. The injection molding machines of Netstal, our Swiss subsidiary, meet the highest of requirements imposed on process implementation, parts
quality and production performance and are mainly used to make highly sophisticated
technical and thin-walled plastic parts.
With over 100 years’ of expertise and know-how in machinery for plastics and rubber processing, KraussMaffei is today a major technology and process partner for industry. The group offers a wide range of solutions that includes specialized and fully integrated turnkey systems. Headquartered in Munich, the company operates a worldwide network of 140 subsidiaries and sales agencies, and deploys over 570 service technicians, ensuring fast response and closeness to customers everywhere.