Sankt Augustin, Germany - Hennecke, which makes Contimat machines for the continuous production of high-quality sandwich composite elements, has integrated an established systems technology specialist into its business in order to "further advance its overall systems competence".
The operational integration of parts of Willwacher Maschinenbau- und Vertriebs GmbH (WMG) into the Hennecke Group is taking place. As of 31 August 2013. With effect from 1 Sept, the new company will be trading under the name Hennecke Profiliertechnik GmbH.
WMG makes roll-forming machines and presses for manufacturing sectional shutter profiles and cut-to-line client, as well as high-performance trapezoidal sheet roll-forming systems. The latter fit perfectly into the existing plant concept for Hennecke's Contimat continuous sandwich panel lines, we choose a variety of materials including polyurethane.
Within Hennecke Profiliertechnik GmbH, we will utilise this expertise in the interest of our customers by integrating a high-quality trapezoidal sheet forming system that makes the Contimat plant technology even more attractive compared to the competition. The entire Hennecke Group will benefit from this," managing director Rolf Trippler said in a statement.
Hennecke, which manufacturers a range of polyurethane processing equipment, will also continue to produce the rest of WMG's product range.