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Growth through innovation

History

Heldrungen has been known as a location for manufacturing high-quality stainless steel tanks since 1975. Keeping this tradition in 2004, Apparate- & Behältertechnik Heldrungen GmbH was founded in the small town of the Kyffhäuser submountainous area. Since its beginning, the medium-sized company has developed into one of the most innovative and highly productive business establishments.

Skills

Design, engineering and manufacture of stainless steel tanks, vessels and equipment for the Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic, Food, Confectionery and Beverage Industries.

Team

Using future-oriented know how and latest technology, highly skilled A&B personnel ensure highest quality standards of all products in the entire process of design, manufacture and final inspection.

Entwicklung

A&B has constantly been expanding since its foundation and has developed to become a company with high innovation power and high-quality processing technologies.

Company area 2004: 8.000 m² / 2015: 40.000 m²
Production area 2004: 2.000 m² / 2015: 6.200 m²

Investments

2004
Commissioning an underwater plasma cutting machine
2005
Erection of an assembly tower with 20 metre hook clearance
2006
Construction of a separate customer centre for final inspections
2008
Commissioning the fourth automatic welding machine
2009
Commissioning a machine for external tank grinding
2010
Commissioning a CNC operated laser welding machine
2011
Completion of the renovation of the production halls and addition of a new office building
2012
Investments in the operational equipment
2013
Investment in a new clamp bank for automated plasma welding; Commissioning of a further four-roller plate bending machine
2014
Commissioning of a vertical welding system
2015
Inauguration of an automated central warehouse with 1,200 m² of storage space
2016
Commissioning of a new laser cutting machine with modern and efficient faser technology
2017
Commissioning of an automatic goods issue system for the storage and administration of C-parts as well as consumables