Munich, Germany - Nicolas Beyl will in future manage the Reaction Process Machinery Segment of KraussMaffei, replacing Frank Peters, who becomes vice president of sales for KraussMaffei, with responsibility for sales of injection moulding machinery bearing the KraussMaffei brand.
These moves are part of bigger changes at the company, in which Ulrich Golz becomes president of a common group-wide Injection Moulding Machinery Segment. Golz was previously president of KraussMaffei's Extrusion Technology Segment and chairman of KraussMaffei Berstorff.
Bernhard Merki, ceo of Netstal Maschinen AG, is leaving the company.
Dr Karlheinz Bourdon, previously responsible for the Injection Molding Machinery will become vice president of Technologies and will be responsible for the common segment activities in research and development, product management and process engineering development.
The moves are part of KraussMaffei's aim extend its presence in growth markets, the company said.
"We will increase our injection activities throughout the group. We will therefore maintain the independent market presence of the Netstal and KraussMaffei brands with a clearly defined product portfolio and separately operating sales organisations for both brands," said Jan Olaf Siebert, chairman of KraussMaffei.