Demand for automation to go with injection molding machinery has prompted plastics processing machinery manufacturer KraussMaffei to invest in an expansion of the production area for its subsidiary KraussMaffei Automation AG. The new building, scheduled for completion in this autumn, will expand the production area from 670 to 1570 square meters.
The new facility is earmarked for production and assembly of robots for injection molding machines. KraussMaffei acquired the former Neureder AG in 2002 and eventually re-named it KraussMaffei Automation AG. The groundbreaking ceremony (see photo) was handled by KraussMaffei executives along with local government officials. The production facility is in Schwaig Oberding, not far from Munich airport....