Effective 1 October this year, the WITTMANN Group has merged its companies WITTMANN BATTENFELD GmbH & Co. KG in Meinerzhagen and WITTMANN Robot Systeme GmbH in Nuremberg into a single company.
The new company trades as WITTMANN BATTENFELD Deutschland GmbH, with its headquarters in Nuremberg. Klaus Ehlig, previously Managing Director of the injection molding machine facility in Meinerzhagen, has been appointed Managing Director and CEO of WITTMANN BATTENFELD Deutschland.
The merger of the two facilities under the umbrella of one company is intended to create a united and coordinated presence of the WITTMANN Group in the German market, and its aim is to provide even more efficient customer support. The familiar telephone numbers and email addresses of contact partners in the Sales, Customer Service, Purchasing, Finance & Accounting departments and all other corporate departments at the locations in Nuremberg and Meinerzhagen have remained unchanged.
Fig.: Klaus Ehlig, Managing Director of WITTMANN BATTENFELD Deutschland GmbH
The WITTMANN Group
The WITTMANN Group is a worldwide leader in the production of injection molding machines, robots and peripheral equipment for the plastics processing industry, headquartered in Vienna/Austria and consisting of two main divisions: WITTMANN BATTENFELD and WITTMANN. They jointly operate the companies of the group with eight production plants in five countries, and its additional sales and service companies are active with 34 facilities on all important plastics markets around the world.
WITTMANN BATTENFELD pursues the further expansion of its market position as an injection molding machine manufacturer and specialist for state-of-the-art process technologies. As a supplier of comprehensive, modern machine technology in modular design, the company meets both present and future market demands for plastics injection molding equipment.
The WITTMANN product portfolio includes robots and automation systems, material handling systems, dryers, gravimetric and volumetric blenders, granulators, temperature controllers and chillers. With this diversified range of peripheral equipment, WITTMANN offers plastics processors solutions to cover all production requirements, ranging from independent production cells to integrated plant-wide systems.
The syndication of the various segments under the umbrella of the WITTMANN Group has led to complete connectivity between the various product lines, for the benefit of plastics processors with an increasing demand for seamless integration of processing machinery with automation and peripherals.