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Schunk Gerhard Carbon Technology opens a new production hall

  • Schunk Gerhard Carbon Technology opens a new production hall
    Dr. Arno Roth, CEO of the Schunk Group (2. f. l.), and Andreas Gerhard, Managing Director of Schunk Gerhard Carbon Technology (3. f. l.), cutting the red ribbon together with some colleagues.
  • Schunk Gerhard Carbon Technology opens a new production hall
    Andreas Gerhard, Managing Director of Schunk Gerhard Carbon Technology, welcomes the employees and guests to the opening of the new hall.
  • Schunk Gerhard Carbon Technology opens a new production hall
    “With this new production hall we can stay abreast of the positive developments at our site“, said Dr. Arno Roth, CEO of the Schunk Group, at the opening ceremony.
  • Schunk Gerhard Carbon Technology opens a new production hall
    The new hall houses among others a modern and highly automated production of carbon brushes.
  • Schunk Gerhard Carbon Technology opens a new production hall
    The €1.9 million investment in the new hall increases the space available for manufacturing from previously 1,300 to now 2,300 square meters.

Schunk Gerhard Carbon Technology has inaugurated a new production hall. This represents a significant expansion of the production space of this Middle Franconia-based company that specializes in the manufacture of small carbon components.

The €1.9 million investment in the new hall has increased the space available for manufacturing by 75%, from previously 1,300 to now 2,300 square meters. Explaining the reason for the investment, Andreas Gerhard, Director of Schunk Gerhard Carbon Technology says: ‘The new hall gives us room for further growth and enables us to create a modern, process-optimized production system for mass-produced items’.

Schunk Gerhard Carbon Technology is a member of the globally active Schunk Group. As a part of this technology group, Schunk Gerhard Carbon Technology produces electrical transmission components and modules for the automotive industry. The company specializes in high-precision small and micro components in carbon, created using powder-metallurgy processes. The product range includes, for example, miniature carbon brushes that are used in small electric motors in cars. Schunk Gerhard Carbon Technology has been based in Obernzenn, Middle Franconia since 1977 and employs 60 people there.

‘With this new production hall we can stay abreast of the positive developments at our site and create the conditions for additional, future-oriented automation of our production’, said Dr. Arno Roth, Chairman of Schunk Group Corporate Management, at the opening ceremony of the new hall.

 

 


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