German compounder and technical plastic products maker Ensinger has held the opening ceremony for its Austrian subsidiary, which was recently moved from Lenzing to Seewalchen and consists of a production and administration building with a total area of over 4,000 square metres.
The new building contains three of Ensinger's business divsions; its stock shapes division, subsidiary Ensinger Sintimid, and the sales and distribution department of subsidiary Ensinger Compounds.
The company has also recently announced that its UK subsidiary, Ensinger Group, has invested 693,500 euros in machining technology within its UK machined parts division. It says it expects the introduction of the new machining technology to boost turnover by more than 1.38 million euros a year.
Ensinger Group's Managing Director, Terry Maggs, said that the new robotic machining cell enables 24/7 production capacity at the company's Tonyrefail, Wales, UK plant: “The robotic machining cell introduces a highly efficient system that can cope with low, medium and high volume cycles it gives us robust and sustainable lights-out production 24 hours a day.”
The Ensinger Group employs 350 people in the UK. Ensinger has 2,200 employees across 28 locations worldwide.