German machinery manufacturer KraussMaffei Group has started construction of a new production plant at its existing location in Haiyan, China.
The new intelligent manufacturing unit will cover an area of 123,000 square meters and is expected to double the existing production capacity by mid-2020, KraussMaffei parent company China National Chemical Corp. (CNCP) announced March 15.
The new plant will build all primary plastics processing machinery such as injection molding machines, extruders and reaction molding machines. It will also supply fully automated turnkey systems with integrated robots and smart technology.
The company currently manufactures 120 units of injection molding machinery, 16 units of reaction process machinery and 122 units of extrusion machinery per year at the site, KraussMaffei told Plastics News Europe.