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Vollert is one of the top employers for medium-sized companies in Germany

Vollert is one of Germany's top employers for medium-sized businesses. This is the result of a study conducted by Focus-Business in cooperation with the Internet portal kununu.com.

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Please Blast, Dip, Powder a 100 times

Truck trailers are useful, but also big and heavy. This does not make their transport in the paint shop easy. Giga Coating GmbH recently built a completely new surface treatment plant in Twist. Here, up to 15.7 m long and 9 t heavy large parts are...

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The Oschatz concrete plant relies on robot technology

Forms, colours and surfaces become more and more modern; architecture turns increasingly diverse. At the same time, the capacities needed for building projects increase and the cost pressure is rising. The machine technology in precast concrete...

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Special cranes for loads of up to 100 tonnes

Vollert currently delivers a total of 11 fully automated cranes to the mega rolling plant project of the Chinese Zhongwang Group. The manipulators link area storages, furnaces, warm and cold rolling, and transport up to 33 t of heavy ingots and coils...

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Hans-Jörg Vollert attends the 5th European Busi-ness Parliament (EPdU) in Brussels

For one day, 500 entrepreneurs slipped into the role of European parliamentarians at the 5th European Business Parliament in Brussels. Hans-Jörg Vollert of the plant manufacturer Vollert from Weinsberg was present as representative of Germany.

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What a Facade!

James Hardie, a pioneer in fiber cement, is breaking the mold in the US with a new fully automated production line for facade siding. The integrated concept of heavy-duty expert Vollert includes in-plant transport, an air-conditioned, 100 m long...

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Tip and go: Loading by the cargo specialist Innofreight with shunting technology from Vollert

Innofreight Solutions GmbH from Austria has developed an innovative unloading station for the paper and packaging specialist, Mondi. As with voestalpine in Donawitz and at the Chvaletice power plant, Vollert's robust and energy-efficient shunting...

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Vollert receives award as volunteer-friendly employer for civil protection

The Minister of the Interior of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Thomas Strobl, has honored plant manufacturer Vollert as a particularly volunteer-friendly employer for civil protection. As a company with a long tradition, Vollert also undertakes responsibility...

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Industrial pre-production of TERIVA floor beams and slabs in Poland

The Polish building materials manufacturer Uciechowski will in future be producing floor beams and slabs on an industrial scale using the TERIVA building system. Whereas manufacturing was previously purely stationary, it is now based on the latest...

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Temporary shunting with the road-rail robot VLEX

At the InnoTrans 2018 Vollert will present the extremely robust road-rail robot VLEX with articulated steering also as a rental model. In addition to permanent use in railway depots and industry, the emission-free, battery-operated and extremely...

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Weld, paint and fit wagons and trailers in one line

The Brazilian manufacturer Randon has built a 500m long combined welding, painting and assembly line for trailers and railway wagons in the state of São Paolo. Vollert has developed a heavy-duty material flow concept consisting of 13 combined rope...

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High speed production buffer for 3,000 tons of steel wire coils

Vollert erected for Saarstahl AG a new fully automatic high-bay warehouse for up to 665 steel wire coils at the Neunkirchen plant. In addition to the high cycle time of just 190 seconds per double cycle, the heavy-duty engineers also realized the...

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Chinese Baoye Group continues to invest in precast concrete production

The Chinese Baoye Group has built yet another precast concrete plant in Quzhou, 800 km southwest of Shanghai. Baoye will produce double walls and floor slabs of up to 700,000 square meters per year for mega-residential projects. At the heart is the...

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Fast cranes for heavy loads

Neuman Aluminum modernized their material flows in the extrusion plant in Marktl, Austria, during the Christmas holidays. At the core is a new automatic crane system by Vollert with 21 interchangeable cycles for loads of up to 3 tons. It replaces two...

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New tooling for Weinsberger School

Factory lessons must be interesting and exciting in order to inspire children at primary school age for technology and manual work. The associated tools for the new workroom of the Weinsberg primary school were donated by the plant manufacturer...

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Large-part painting systems designed around the corner

For LEWA as a special pump manufacturer and HAMM as a manufacturer of rollers for road construction and earthworks, Vollert developed and installed new floor-guided and overhead material flow systems for surface coating of parts weighing up to 12...

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Brazilian MARNA Pré-fabricados modernises stair production

The Brazilian MARNA Pré-fabricados Group has continuously concentrated on precast element architecture since 2008. The stair production has now been extensively modernized with a VARIOSTEP stair mould 170-17 from Vollert's special product range.

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bétons feidt creates special architecture in concrete

Precast architecture is modern and different. Numerous building projects worldwide prove that. It now has very little to do with standards and norms. One of the long-standing leaders among the manufacturers of such precast elements is the concrete...

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New agency for the US market

Pathfinder Systems, a new agency for the precast concrete industry, is now in charge of the US market.

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Vollert takes over Nuspl

Nuspl Schalungsbau and Vollert Anlagenbau will pool their expertise much more in the future. Nuspl Schalungsbau GmbH + Co. KG, part of the Vollert Group since 2012, has been fully integrated into the Vollert Anlagenbau GmbH as of October 1, 2017,...

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Real endurance runners

Experience says otherwise - and yet, here is the fact: The 1,000-meter-long special ropes used in the two shunting systems with standard gauge pusher trucks from Vollert at the Russian refinery Slavneft-Yanos have done their job for 13 years - in...

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Compact with a smart steering

With the newly developed VLEX road-rail robot, Vollert offers the finest solution for light shunting operation up to 300 tons: Extremely compact and flexible, battery-driven and exhaust-free, the small VLEX is suitable to change tracks fast in a very...

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Chilean delegation gathers information on sustainable building systems

As part of a trade mission to Germany, some of the largest construction companies in Chile got acquainted with the latest trends within the field of sustainable building systems. Already in 2015, Vollert developed a special construction system for...

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Moving multi-ton weights fluidly

With a retrofit and thorough automation concept, MKM Mansfelder Kupfer und Messing GmbH in Hettstedt is streamlining its internal storage logistics. The special feature: A floor-free, ceiling-guided warehouse handling machine with telescopic column...

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Manufacturers of precast concrete elements increase product quality and system productivity through modernization investments

The system technology of many precast concrete element factories comes from the 1990s and is based on the standard of knowledge of the then relatively young field of prefabricated elements. Today, rising cost pressure and ever more versatile...

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Indian Consul General visits Vollert

With an economic growth of more than 7 % Indian is currently one of the most dynamic economic players worldwide. Vollert India Pvt Ltd has been active in India since 2011 and a large number of successful plant projects for the precast concrete...

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A breath of fresh air for anode production

TRIMET Aluminium SE uses a new and so far unique in the world technique for the cooling of green anodes in its Hamburg factory: The pilot plant reduces the resource usage and dispenses with active cooling by water. Instead TRIMET relies on cooling by...

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Delegation from Singapore interested in innovative solutions for the production of room modules

During a fact-finding trip to Germany and the Netherlands, some of Singapore's largest building contractors and precast concrete producers learned about state-of-the-art concrete production for precast room modules. Steffen Schmitt and Hans-Jörg...

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New type of concrete sleeper for Baku's Metro lines

The plant specialist Vollert is implementing a new concrete sleeper production plant in Baku. In conjunction with this, apart from development services for the modern plant technology, the company is also providing extensive engineering services for...

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Earthquake-proof construction systems on a precast basis significantly change the face of Uzbekistan

The face of Tashkent as the capital of Uzbekistan is subject to constant change. The city with more than 2 million inhabitants has been the political, cultural as well as the economic center of the former Soviet state since the 1990s. New residential...

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Hot Furnaces, Cool Mechanical Handling

For its new factory, Benninghoven, specialists in the construction of asphalt mixing plants up to 50 m in height and a member of the Wirtgen Group, is investing in a new double-track suspension system from Vollert for the overhead surface...

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Highly-lively homes for todays Indian families

Bangalore’s Sobha Ltd. is among the fastest-growing backward integrated property developers in India with more than 360 construction projects completed. In 2015 Sobha set the next milestone in the company‘s history with the installation of the...

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Modular Construction Kits TeCbox for the Schools of Weinsberg

Taking a holistic approach to promoting technology for boys and girls, from preschool to primary schools, through to higher education is the key to assure young staff in technical professions. Weinsberg in its capacity as educational body is now...

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Christoph Müller-Bernhardt new at Vollert

Since 1 November 2016, Christoph Müller-Bernhardt has been the new Senior Sales Manager at plant specialist Vollert. The 50-year-old will support the up-and-coming markets of Africa, South-East Asia and the Arabian world in future, making use of...

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Innovative Technologies for Anode and Aluminium Sheet Production

At ALUMINIUM 2016 (hall 13, stand 13I05), Vollert is presenting innovative material handling and storage systems for smelting works, rolling and extrusion plants. The first system developed with TRIMET Aluminium SE in Hamburg for cooling green...

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Shanghai Baoye relies on state-of-the-art precast construction technology

Precast construction technology has a long tradition of nearly 60 years in China. The boom was brought to a sudden stop in the 1990s, however, by a lack of state subsidies and components of inferior quality. This has changed today, with...

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Gerhard Geist discharged as Managing Director

On September 30, 2016 Gerhard Geist will officially be relieved of his management duties. After nearly 40 years he will now have the opportunity to enjoy his well-deserved retirement. His successor will be Dr. Markus Deimel, who has already been...

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European Parliament Member, Michael Theurer, visited Vollert

Michael Theurer, Member of the European Parliament and Chairman of the Baden-Württemberg FDP gained a close-up insight into the technological capabilities of the plant manufacturer during an on-site company visit at Vollert. Theurer was impressed...

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Quiet and emission-free: E-mobile solutions for shunting and loading operations

At InnoTrans in Berlin (September 20-23, 2016, Hall 23/Booth 305), Vollert as specialist in cost-effective shunting and loading systems for connecting and secondary railway systems will be focusing on mobile electrical shunting solutions. Current...

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Belgian Cordeel Group becomes a key player of the European construction industry

Belgian Cordeel Group is a nationally leading construction company. The general contractor implements diverse building projects, from exclusive apartment facilities to logistics or industrial parks, modern shopping malls, hospitals, schools or...

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BauMax is developing a precast construction system for residential buildings in Chile

A newly developed precast construction system has now conquered Chile. In addition to seismic stability, it offers shorter construction times and higher building quality. Serial production of the new house type has started.

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Caution! Heavy load!

Low-loader manufacturer Faymonville dispatches components weighing up to 12 tons through its overhead painting plant in Luxembourg. The material flow concept also comes from a heavy load expert – from Vollert based in Weinsberg. The control system...

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Twins usually come in pairs: Thai SCG Group invests in modern precast concrete production

Since the 1970s, Thailand has experienced a rapid economic boom. This path was cut in a much shorter period of time than in other countries like Taiwan or South Korea. And in spite of current political instability, the demand for real estate in the...

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All in Precast - from idea to turn-key plant concept

At this year's bauma in Munich, which takes place from April 11 through April 17, Vollert will be presenting new plant and machine concepts for stationary and fully automated production of precast concrete elements at booth 206 in hall B1. Taking...

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Special crane systems for slabs and coils etc.

From the 8th to the 10th of March, the intralogistics specialist Vollert will be presenting impressive material flow and storage systems for heavy and very heavy loads, at the LogiMAT 2016 in Stuttgart (Hall 5, Booth 5A40). In doing so, the focus...

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Precise heavy-load crane systems for ingots and coils, etc.

Whether hot, sensitive, uneven or weighing several tonnes - the automatic cranes in the new mega-rolling plants of the Zhongwang Group in Tianjin now move slabs and coils securely and around four times as fast as conventional systems. The technology,...

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Precast concrete elements for Brazil’s construction industry

In future M3SP will produce up to 400,000 m² of solid concrete elements annually for the Brazilian market. One of the most modern precast plants in South America has been built for this in Cotia near São Paulo.

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Thailand uses railway sleepers made of steel reinforced concrete for large-scale railway projects

Thailand has undergone a rapid economic boom since the 1970s. This path was traversed in a very much shorter period than, for example, in Taiwan or South Korea. Despite the current political instability and only 5% growth, the expansion of the...

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From the 3D building model to the production-stage precast concrete element: know-how and plant technology for Kazakhstan’s building industry

With an area of 2,724,900 km², Kazakhstan is the ninth-largest country in the world. As a developing country with average economic growth of nearly 10 % (since 1999), Kazakhstan excels in central Asia and leaves most other countries in this region...

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New Caledonia focuses on precast construction

With average temperatures of between 20 and 30 °C as well as fantastic beaches and diving areas, New Caledonia - the French archipelago in the South Pacific, situated 2,000 km east of the Australian coast - is one of the most popular holiday...

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Prestressed concrete sleepers for the American continent

High-speed routes exceeding 200 km/h and higher axle loads place an enormous amount of stress on the permanent ways of railway lines. Prestressed concrete sleepers for track systems are therefore increasingly replacing the steel or timber sleepers in...

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High-bay and automated intralogistics system speeds up production for Aleris

Aleris International, Inc. plans to boost production capacity in Duffel, Belgium with a new Sexto mill. To ensure smooth operation, Vollert Anlagenbau from Weinsberg will provide a fully-automated intralogistics system with high-bay warehouse. Up to...

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Next stop: Paint center

In the new Siemens AG Austria coating center, metros and passenger carriages are automatically transported via a central transport system to the individual coating treatment booths. The transfer table allows for flexible arrangement of individual...

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Up and away – Continental exchanges 75 meters of test track in a matter of minutes

Anything but small, the exchangeable pavement cassettes used in the world's first fully climatized indoor tire testing facility from Continental weigh more than 100 tons and measure 75 meters in length. The facility allows the tire manufacturer to...

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Precast concrete parts for the emerging India

The Indian construction company Precast India Infrastructures Pvt Ltd. has responded to the high demand from the local construction industry for solid walls, solid floors and floor slabs by opening a new production plant. The state-of-the-art pallet...

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Fully automatic coil transport in Hydro aluminium mill

Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH has commissioned Vollert Anlagenbau to modernise its existing plant in Grevenbroich by designing an end-to-end intralogistics system that automatically loads and unloads lorries, stores up to 4,000 tons of...

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E-Mobility for Container Logistics

Battery-powered, emissions-free transporters that operate without a driver are being used for the first time at HHLA Container Terminal Altenwerder (CTA). To quickly and frequently exchange the batteries in the onboard battery boxes, which can weigh...

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Automatic long items and small parts storage for aluminum profile systems

heroal's new high-bay warehouse has the capacity for 10,000 long items and 7,000 euro pallets. A centrally controlled intralogistics system from Vollert ensures a smooth material flow between infeed and outfeed.

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From 0 to 450.000 pre-stressed concrete sleepers: Inkol Insaat starts operating state-of-the-art production plant

One of the most advanced mould circuits for railway sleepers has initiated its operations in the Turkish Afyon. In the future Inkol Insaat will produce 450.000 pre-stressed concrete sleepers per year in a 2-shift operation. Vollert Anlagenbau, the...

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Vollert manufactures transfer cars for coating 13,000 carriages annually

The Tikhvin Railway Car Building Plant (TVSZ) is currently building a state-of-the-art plant for assembling open- and closed-top freight carriages in the Russian town of Tikhvin. To this end, Vollert Anlagenbau from Weinsberg was commissioned to...

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Vollert Anlagenbau develops a 260-ton automatic crane for Vallourec & Mannesmann Tubes

A 260-ton automatic crane is the latest highlight in Vollert's intralogistics programme for heavy-duty applications. Capable of travelling up to 2.7 m/s and featuring a 44-m span width, the crane has a 35-ton payload and will be used to transport...

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Friction wheels transport large gearboxes for painting

The SEW-EURODRIVE drive automation system by Bruchsal relies on a simple, flexible material flow system by Vollert Anlagenbau for coating large gearbox units weighing up to 3.5 tons. It combines the advantages of Power&Free systems and requires...

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Yellow giants painted overhead

Liebherr breaks new ground with a new large-scale paint shop for hydraulic excavators: The components, weighing up to twenty tons, are conveyed through the system on a guided track while freely suspended. A special drive solution ensures optimal...

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Moving and Painting Large Items Efficiently

F. X. Meiller Fahrzeug- & Maschinenfabrik commissioned its new facilities for coating large items in early July. Two 70 m-long painting tunnels installed in parallel offer space for 14 stations and can each take up to 12 items weighing 8 tons apiece....

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Oven for construction machinery

At Wirtgen GmbH in Windhagen, world market leaders in the field of cold milling for road construction, components weighing up to 30 tons are freely suspended. The steel construction of the 230 °C furnaces is completely separated from the transport...

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Facility for loading 10,000 beverage crates per hour

South Korean bottler Login Beverage commissioned Vollert Anlagenbau to deliver a semi-automatic loading station for trucks. The special-purpose loader can move up to 180 pallets carrying 10,000 beverage crates per hour and does the work of three...

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Custom manipulator with three synchronous hoisters lifts aluminium profiles up to 18 metres in length

Schletter GmbH, the largest supplier of solar mounting systems in Europe, has commissioned Vollert Anlagenbau to design a custom manipulator with three hoisters that can work together or separately to lift profiles weighing up to 9 tons with a...

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50 tons of explosion-protected parts painted while suspended

With a new painting plant, Liebherr is setting the standard in commercial vehicle construction. At the plant in Ehingen, parts from mobile and crawler cranes weighing up to 50 tons will be painted while suspended in mid-air. Vollert Anlagenbau from...

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SSAB stores up to 6000 tons of steel in a high-bay warehouse

The steel manufacturer SSAB in Oxelösund produces steel plates in one minute tact cycle. The information which plate comes next for what customer is only available three minutes prior to the production exit, thus the intralogistics system must react...

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Earthquake-resistant: New high-bay warehouse from Xiashun holds 800 aluminium coils

Vollert Anlagenbau GmbH from Weinsberg, Germany, is developing an entire intralogistic system with a fully automated high-bay warehouse for Asia’s leading aluminium foil manufacturer. The contract from China, with a total volume of approximately...

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Caution, People Hard At Work!

When others are running out of steam, the engineers at Vollert Anlagenbau are just getting into their stride, specialising in intralogistics systems for heavy goods – especially for the metalworking industry. For the aluminium extrusion works of apt...

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