25/01/2023 By admin Off

KraussMaffei Group GmbH

KraussMaffei – Pioneering Plastics

KraussMaffei is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of machines and systems for producing and processing plastics and rubber. Our range of products and services covers all technologies in injection molding, extrusion, reaction process machinery and additive manufacturing. This gives us a unique selling proposition in the industry.

With strong innovation capacity, we ensure sustainable added value for customers across their entire value chain, with standardised and individual product, process, digital and service solutions. We deliver these services to customers in the automotive, packaging, medical and construction industries, and to electrical and electronic product and household appliance manufacturers, among others.

Employing around 4,700 people worldwide, our global network comprises 30 subsidiaries and 570 trade and service partners. This means we are always close to our customers.

Since its foundation in 1838, KraussMaffei’s has been headquartered in Munich. As of April 2016, it has been majority-owned by China National Chemical Corp. Ltd. (ChemChina), one of the largest chemical companies in China. At the end of 2018, the KraussMaffei Group became listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange under the umbrella of KraussMaffei Company Ltd.

Our first-class products are manufactured at 16 locations around the globe, including Munich, Hanover, Jiaxing (China), Sucany (Slovakia), Näfels (Switzerland, home of subsidiary NETSTAL) and Florence (USA).

KraussMaffei is currently modernising further via the largest investment programme in its history. The Group has already commissioned new plants in Einbeck and Jiaxing (China) and is investing more than 100 million euros in new plants in Parsdorf near Munich and Laatzen near Hanover.

The companies of the KraussMaffei Group


Compounding plants
Complete compounding solutions hone your competitive edge

Facility design and turnkey solutions
Customized, integrated compounding solutions
Optimized process design, function planning, construction management
Best possible technical coordination of all individual components

Foam extrusion lines
Unparalleled product quality and reliability

Output rates of up to 2,800 kg/h in the production of XPS boards
Use of environmentally friendly blowing agents
Perfectly coordinated system components
Optimally equipped TechCenter for product development and process optimization

Hose fabrication systems
Rubber technology

Conception of the system and of the testing lab, engineering, manufacturing and installation of the machine technology
Best possible technical matching of all individual components
Training of the machine operators and commissioning
Proven technology for the highest standards

Melt-fed single-screw extruders
Plastics technology

The world’s largest screw diameter of 800 mm
Throughputs of up to 74 t/h
Melt homogenization with Maillefer shearing combined with intensive cooling
New standards for melt degassing in bulk plastics production

Pipe extrusion
Highly skilled system provider

Increasing cost-effectiveness
Flexible extrusion systems
Procedures for reducing material cost
Extrusion lines for production of complex special and standard pipes

Profile extrusion
Powerful and cost-effective

Energy-efficient production through innovative machine technology
Flexible extruder technology for maximum economy
Outstandingly consistent product quality over a defined performance range
Excellent price-performance ratio

Profile manufacturing systems
Rubber technology

Increased productivity and efficiency in the production of rubber, TPE or silicone profiles
Outstanding quality and absolute reliability
Mono to hybrid profiles with up to 5 different components
Maximum availability, modularity and flexibility for growth

PX series (250 – 4,000 kN) FuturePay financing is available for this machine

All-electric clamping unit
Individualized combination of injection and clamping units
Many additional equipment and retrofitting options available based on individual production requirements
Mold fixing platens with generous dimensions for flexible use of molds of various sizes

Tire lines
Solutions for cost-effective production and premium-quality products

High output rates at narrow dimension and weight tolerances and optimum homogeneity
Short retrofitting times for compound or geometry changes
Minimized start-up waste
Optimized screw geometry for each compound

ZE BluePower
Boosting power and volume

High throughput
Low energy consumption
High wear protection
Good accessibility