Krauss Maffei, represented in Oceania by HBM Packaging & Plastics Technologies
, has announced the 30th anniversary of their Automation AG subsidiary operation, and the supply of the thousandth robot manufactured from their Schwerin facility.
Krauss Maffei, an industry leader in plastics processing, held an open day event to celebrate both milestones.
The company specialises in the development and manufacture of linear and industrial robots which simplify and speed up the production process in the plastics mechanical engineering sector, and a range of these robots was exhibited at the event that was attended by over a thousand visitors.
Krauss Maffei Automation AG Sales and Commercial Manager, Thomas Marufke, explained that the company’s had increased their workforce and production area significantly over the past three decades confirming that their strategy had been correct.
The most recent expansion was the doubling of the production assembly area to around 1,700m² in the Schwaig plant.
The LRX-S 350 Linear robot was the thousandth robot distributed and would be used on a CX 350-3000 Injection Moulding machine for a customer in the United States.
The LRX – LRX-S series of robots are used for pick and place applications and more complex technologies such as insert moulding technologies and features complete solutions for demoulding injection moulded parts and for separating, sorting and packing product units.