Roos named president of KraussMaffei Berstorff

By Bill Bregar
Senior Staff Reporter

Published: February 1, 2013 12:47 pm ET
Updated: February 1, 2013 12:57 pm ET

Image By: KraussMaffei Berstorff Roos

Related to this story

Topics Machinery
Companies & Associations Berstorff Maschinenbau GmbH, KraussMaffei AG

MUNICH, GERMANY -- The KraussMaffei Group in Munich has named a new president for its extrusion operations, hiring Peter Roos, who was CEO of Swiss extruder maker Maillefer Extrusion.

Roos, 50, will manage the group-wide activities of KraussMaffei Berstorff, which includes extrusion systems for compounding and making rigid products such as pipe and profiles. He also will act as managing director of KraussMaffei Berstorff GmbH in Hanover, Germany.

He succeeds Hans Ulrich Golz in the top spot of KraussMaffei Berstorff. Last April, KM promoted Golz to president of the injection molding machinery segment.

Roos was CEO of Maillefer for the past four years. The mechanical engineer also has held a number of executive management systems in Daimler AG for about 20 years.

"In Peter Roos, we have managed to acquire a successful and internationally experienced mechanical engineering expert," said KraussMaffei Group CEO Jan Siebert.


Comments

Roos named president of KraussMaffei Berstorff

By Bill Bregar
Senior Staff Reporter

Published: February 1, 2013 12:47 pm ET
Updated: February 1, 2013 12:57 pm ET

Post Your Comments


Back to story


More stories

Image

Yizumi's stock price shoots up

January 30, 2015 11:56 am ET

Chinese injection press maker Guangdong Yizumi Precision Machinery Co. Ltd. has seen its stock price more than double in the first five trading days...    More

Image

China to lead the way on robots

January 30, 2015 11:12 am ET

More industrial robots will be operating in China’s production plants than in the European Union or North America by 2017.    More

Image

Piovan buys majority stake in Italy's Penta

January 28, 2015 12:04 pm ET

Italian auxiliary equipment company Piovan SpA has acquired a majority stake in the Italian materials handling company Penta srl, based in Poggio...    More

Image

Report: Global machinery sales to India continue to fall

January 21, 2015 9:53 am ET

Difficulties in India's manufacturing sector are continuing to hit German plastics and rubber machinery exports, with sales to India down 15 percent...    More

Image

Gerd Liebig returns to Demag business

January 19, 2015 8:33 am ET

UPDATED — Gerd Liebig, the former head marketing manager of Engel Holding GmbH, has been appointed managing director-chief sales officer at Sumi...    More

Market Reports

Plastics in Automotive: Innovation & Emerging Trends

This special report newly released by PN and sponsored by The Conair Group examines current trends in the use of plastics in automotive, materials innovations and the changing landscape. It includes a review of legislative/regulatory activity impacting vehicle development and lightweighting, market opportunities & challenges for mold and toolmakers, innovative design strategies being implemented by major OEMs and suppliers, as well as a review of key indicators in Canada, Mexico, Brazil and China.

Learn more

Plastics Recycling Trends in North America

This report is a review and analysis of the North American Plastics Recycling Industry, including key trends and statistics based on 2013 performance. We examine market environment factors, regulatory issues, industry challenges, key drivers and emerging trends in post-consumer and post-industrial recycling.

Learn more

Injection Molding Market Analysis & Processor Rankings

Plastics News BUNDLED package contains our in-depth Market Analysis of the Injection Molding segment. You will gain keen insight on current trends and our economic outlook.

As a BONUS this includes PN's updated 2014 database of North American Injection Molders RANKED by sales volume. Sort, merge, mail & prospect by end market, materials processed, region, # of plants and more.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

February 4, 2015 - February 6, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015

September 16, 2015 - September 18, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

More Events