Hartmann & König in Graben-Neudorf has invested substantially into modern production processes and tools within the recent months. The family-run enterprise took several necessary measures to modernize and expand its manufacturing capabilities: H & K installed an additional, new CNC machining center, a gantry crane, an AS/RS and several new machines.
Due to the excellent order intake the mid-size company reached its production limits recently. For that reason the management decided to invest nearly 1 m€ in order to obtain sufficient manufacturing space, to optimize manufacturing processes and to improve the range of H&K’s services.
Three new AS/RS tower has been loaded currently with more than 3000 small components. By using the AS/RS with a payload of each 70 tons more than 100 sqm production space are created additionally. Moreover, the full-automated vertical storage system helps to reduce average access times to all small parts as well as to the pre-assembled components of the 48h product line significantly.
More important investments will be planned in 2015.