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Kautex Maschinenbau is celebrating 25 years of machine production in China
24.11.2020

Kautex Maschinenbau is celebrating 25 years of machine production in China

Kautex Maschinenbau has been operating a production plant for the manufacture of extrusion blow molding machines in the southern Chinese city of Shunde for 25 years.The presence of this plant means greater proximity to customers and quicker response times for machines, spare parts and service requirements in the Asian packaging market. The company invited customers and partners to an “open house” celebration in Shunde at the start of November to mark the anniversary. Manufacturingcapacity there was recently increased to enable even quicker deliveries. A new extended warehouse for spare parts was built in conjunction with the expansion.
Kautex Maschinenbau: Product initiative in the packaging sector focuses on smart solutions and sustainability
20.10.2020

Kautex Maschinenbau: Product initiative in the packaging sector focuses on smart solutions and sustainability

The global market leader in the field of extrusion blow molding technology is going to modernize and extend its portfolio for the packaging sector significantly over the next few months. This is what the manufacturer announced in October. The range of solutions will be tailored to future customer requirements in a considerably more modular and transparent way.
Kautex Maschinenbau appoints a new head of Global IT
05.10.2020

Kautex Maschinenbau appoints a new head of Global IT

As Head of Global IT, the IT specialist Robert Kubotsch is taking on overall responsibility for information technology at Kautex Maschinenbau. With this appointment, the global leader in extrusion blow molding machines has filled another key position to steer and support its process of change.
Samuel Tevosyan is new CEO of Kautex Maschinenbau in Russia
04.08.2020

Samuel Tevosyan is new CEO of Kautex Maschinenbau in Russia

Samuel Tevosyan took over the management of the Kautex subsidiary in Russia in July. The sales professional has been appointed to further extend the packaging business in Russia and its neighboring states. Russia is one of the core markets of the Bonn mechanical engineering company that specializes in the development and construction of highly efficient extrusion blow molding machines and continues to play a leading role worldwide in this sector.
Jorge Cuevas Martín appointed head of Global Service
27.05.2020

Jorge Cuevas Martín appointed head of Global Service

As part of strategic reorganization, Kautex Maschinenbau has made a further appointment to an executive position: Since May 2020, Jorge Cuevas Martín is head of the company’s service provision as Global Service Manager. He will be responsible for the areas of After Sales and Parts Service. The 51-year-old Spaniard was originally an energy and air-conditioning technician and has worked for a range of international companies. Before joining Kautex, he was CEO of a Spanish subsidiary of a German heat exchanger company.
Kautex Maschinenbau appoints Michael Müller as new global sales manager for the packaging division
30.04.2020

Kautex Maschinenbau appoints Michael Müller as new global sales manager for the packaging division

In April Michael Müller took over the role of global sales director for packaging at Kautex Maschinenbau. Michael will be responsible for driving and managing company's sales activities in packaging division. With his degree in engineering, Kautex as world's leading system providers in blow molding technology, occupies another key role in its global leadership team. The recruitment is part of a far-reaching change process, which includes not only the realignment of the business areas but also a restructuring of the sales organization initiated last year.
Kautex produces 320-liter hydrogen liner in blow molding process
17.04.2020

Kautex produces 320-liter hydrogen liner in blow molding process

Kautex Maschinenbau's blow molding experts have successfully produced a large- volume polyamide liner for hydrogen pressure vessels using extrusion blow molding. The liner is more than two meters long, with a diameter of approximately 500 mm and a volume of 320 liters. This is the first time that a liner for a hydrogen container has been produced in this size by blow molding.
Julia Keller is Kautex Maschinenbau's new CFO
08.04.2020

Julia Keller is Kautex Maschinenbau's new CFO

Kautex Maschinenbau, based in Bonn, Germany, is driving its change process forward with big steps. Julia Keller is responsible for commercial company management, as the company's CFO, since April 2020. She is a business studies graduate, who specialized in finance and human resources. Julia Keller takes over from Frank Röhrlein, who will be retiring.
Kautex Maschinenbau strengthens its supply chain management
01.04.2020

Kautex Maschinenbau strengthens its supply chain management

As of March 1, 2020, Dhanny Mulyanto joins the change team at Kautex Maschinenbau as the new Head of Global Supply Chain Management. The experienced supply chain manager will optimize the supply chain, to make it even more customer-oriented, and to ensure the availability and quality of the new products announced in the current product promotion campaign. By selecting Mulyanto, Kautex has filled another key management position.
Admir Dobraca is new CEO of Kautex Machines Inc. (USA)
11.03.2020

Admir Dobraca is new CEO of Kautex Machines Inc. (USA)

Admir Dobraca has taken over management of Kautex Machines in USA in February, 2020. He succeeds Bill Farrant, who successfully managed and developed Kautex Maschinenbau's North American site for a decade.
Kautex Maschinenbau continues its strategic reorganization – Change process now finalized
02.03.2020

Kautex Maschinenbau continues its strategic reorganization – Change process now finalized

The mechanical engineering company, based in Bonn, Germany, has announced additional investments to extend its Packaging, Pharmaceuticals, and Healthcare Packaging businesses for 2020. This will be achieved using funds worth double-digit millions of Euros, provided by the majority shareholder. The measures concerned will see the reallocation of human resources from the Automotive division to these other businesses. The reduction in staff levels announced in 2019 should be completed by the end of this year.
85 Years in Business – Kautex Maschinenbau: Promoting Sustainability and Plastics Recycling
25.02.2020

85 Years in Business – Kautex Maschinenbau: Promoting Sustainability and Plastics Recycling

Kautex Maschinenbau is celebrating three anniversaries this year: its founding 85 years ago, 60 years since its USA subsidiary opened and 25 years of machine manufacturing in PRC. Reinhold Hagen, who was a plastics pioneer, founded the company in 1935. With his love of experimentation and business sense, he succeeded in developing the world's first standard production plant for seamlessly manufacturing hollow plastic products in 1949.
Thomas Hartkämper is the new CEO of Kautex Maschinenbau – Dr. Olaf Weiland joins the advisory board
03.02.2020

Thomas Hartkämper is the new CEO of Kautex Maschinenbau – Dr. Olaf Weiland joins the advisory board

Starting February 1, 2020, Thomas Hartkämper is the new CEO of Kautex Maschinenbau. He is taking over from Dr. Olaf Weiland, who has had significant influence on the development of the Bonn-based company since 2005. Going forward, Hartkämper is responsible for the areas of operations, research & development, and digitalization. Weiland, who is also a shareholder in Kautex Maschinenbau, is joining the advisory board, which is the controlling body of the company.

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