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Retrofit for Future

Carl Krafft & Söhne

New investment or retrofit? Many producers raise this question during these days. For some of them in times of fast changing market situations an upgrade of existing machinery may present less risks than an investment in new machinery.

“Securing the machine’s functionality and spare parts availability represents a key issue when thinking about retrofit”, explains Jan Ebener, head of sales of GEORG machinetools. “However a sustainable decision between retrofit versus new investment must be regarded under various aspects and the individual circumstances and conditions of...

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Eisen & Stahl Service GmbH Mannheim: Entering Coil Slitting with a new GEORG Slitting Line

28.04.2017 Mannheim

The steel distributor Eisen & Stahl Service GmbH can look back to 35 years tradition and has now decided to enter into the coil slitting business with GEORG as consultant and supplier of their new slitting line.

Together with the Mannheim based company GEORG will develop a slitting line (1650 x 5 mm) for slitting up to 30 strands with highest precision. A maximum production speed of 400 m/min will be reached. Hereby the family run company will be well positioned for its future business.

Production start is scheduled to take place in September 2018.

GEORG is very happy...

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SIEMENS: “Sensitive giant with many talents“

Having a weight comparable to the Eiffel tower and dimensions of a coach:  We are talking about our turbine shaft machining center recently put into operation at SIEMENS Dynamowerk.  The weight of the colossus rises up to 11.000 tons including foundation. The length is 30 meters and its a multi-talent. The progressive machine does not only work with highest precision, it even combines 5 process steps into 1. The power pack is suitable for milling, grinding, turning and drilling – at a precision of 3 microns. In addition an automatic and simultaneous measuring of the workpiece is possible.


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New GEORG Cut-to-Length Line takes-up production at Decomecc, Genk

Our valued Belgium customer Decomecc has started production with his new GEORG cut-to-length line (2300 x 4,5 mm) for processing aluminium coils. The family owned company has been established in 1995 and has been quite successful in the sheet service sector so far. With the new line for aluminium the company has enlarged its product portfolio focusing on the growing sector for automotive blanks. Aluminium coils for this application field are treated with drylubes for subsequent deep-drawing processes. This necessitates that line components like transport rolls, leveler roll cassettes and...

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GEORG delivers third ultraturn MC

With the currently predominant topic about complete machining of large and complex workpieces, Heinrich GEORG GmbH could demonstrate its technology leadership again. While some machine tool suppliers are trying to surpass each other with future superlatives in trade magazines, GEORG has already delivered machine number two and three of its ultraturn MC series to two customers in Eastern Europe some weeks ago.

“Superior workpieces between 10 and 250 tons of weight and 1.000 and 4.000 mm workpiece diameter is our focus.” mentioned Jan Ebener, Head of Sales at GEORG´s machine tool division. The...

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Heinrich Georg Maschinenfabrik delivers the fourth Roll Lathe to Trinec

Last December, Heinrich Georg GmbH Maschinenfabrik received an order for the delivery of a roll lathe for up to 10 t of workpiece weight from Czech company Strojirny a Stavby Trinec, a.s. This is already the fourth machine ordered in Kreuztal by the subsidiary of Třinecké železárny a.s. since 1996.

The new Roll Lathe Type GEORG ultraturn 900 R will be used for new machining and finishing of profile rolls, by means of which Třinecké železárny mainly produces round profiles, flat sections, angle profiles as well as reinforcing steel for the construction industry.

The machine is designed for...

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