Sheet Metal Processing –
Solutions for cutting, bending and automation.
Market presence was spread further in the reporting year, including by way of new or expanded branches in Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands. In September near Chicago, the groundbreaking took place for the new US assembly plant and experience center. Here, visitors will be shown the future of smart factories starting in the first half of 2020. Meanwhile in Switzerland, work has begun on the extensive renovation and modernization of a factory hall at the Niederönz site. The work is being carried out while operations continue, the aim being to ensure efficient production in the long-term and capacity for additional volume. In a competitive market subject to constant pricing pressure, measures to ensure productivity are continually required, also including further global process harmonization.