Ebermannsdorf, Germany — Zhafir Plastics Machinery Co. Ltd. celebrated the opening of an expanded injection press manufacturing plant in Ebermannsdorf on June 6.
About 680 guests from 15 countries attended the grand opening of the Zhafir operation of Chinese injection press manufacturer Haitian International Holdings Ltd. Zhafir is the high-end subsidiary of Haitian, based in Ningbo, China.
Zhafir had broken ground in January last year on the new 83,111-square-foot production hall, which has 80,730 square feet of manufacturing space. The hall is assembling servo-hydraulic machines of the Mars II and Jupiter II series of injection presses, for the European market. The current production capacity covers machines with clamping forces ranging from 67 to 3,300 tons.
In the future, Zhafir officials plan to manufacture entire range of the two-platen Jupiter II series, from 506 to 7,427 tons.
In the original production hall, built in 2009, Zhafir will continue to assemble the electric Venus II series and the Zeres series of injection molding machines, in clamping forces from 45 to 730 tons.
Top Haitian executives attended the grand opening: Haitian Group CEO Zhang Jianming, and Zhang Jianfeng, CEO of Haitian International.