Memmert continues to focus on a healthy growth in the worldwide market for laboratory equipment and takes a new punching-bending line with a total investment of 3 million in operating. According to SPECTARIS, the Association analysis, bio – and lab technology, sales of German companies in this industry decreased in the crisis year 2009 approximately 8% compared with the previous year. Contrary to this trend, Memmert stayed close to its sales and is already in the high double-digit range over the last year’s sales and thus a healthy growth rate in August 2010. At the solemn commissioning of new plant, Managing Director Christiane Riefler-Karpa clarified that so successfully in the past policy further will build on. Instead of like other competitors on Earth to put to make the price war, and to have to take cuts in the quality, you will continue to position itself in the quality segment and furthermore implement individual customer wishes at absolutely competitive prices. 3 million Investment sum claimed the new Salvagnini processing line for the cutting and bending of sheet metal. With 36 m total length, it is one of the largest and most modern installations of this kind in Europe. Together with already completed major investments such as, for example, a new rate test center, it represents a key factor for the competitiveness of the Memmert production at the location Germany and thus ensures 150 jobs, and rising in a row.
The new processing line is at the end of a two-year internal project. In cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for manufacturing engineering and automation in Stuttgart was that with the aim of faster on requests for individual equipment can enter production, quickly to make as many new series production and above all much faster than supply in the past, restructured. Extrapolating with 60 to 85% time savings in the future per manufactured sheet metal part, when at the same time maximum Flexibility. Special requests can be easily integrated without changes of the production process, because the new facility in a quantity of 1 is profitable. Economic benefits are savings in logistics and space, as well as reducing waste by 50%, which will benefit not only the environment, but for stainless steel sheets means significant cost savings at the high prices.