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Pharmaceutical industry awarded Wickert hydraulic presses with a big order for stopper presses

Pharmaceutical industry awarded Wickert hydraulic presses with a big order for stopper presses
COVID-19 Vaccine Production: Rubber stoppers for vaccine vials manufactured by WICKERT pharmaceutical presses. WICKERT pharmaceutical presses shipped worldwide to suppliers of the pharmaceutical industry. Faster…

Multifunctional gripper for handling in hardening plants

Multifunctional gripper for handling in hardening plants
The chaotic gripping of rotationally symmetrical components placed under several layer separators is a demanding handling task. If this is to be achieved by a single gripper without make-ready times, it…

Wickert clears up myths – What you should know about artificial intelligence!

Wickert clears up myths – What you should know about artificial intelligence!
Digitalization is probably the most controversial topic in companies. Besides Robotic Process Automation, Big Data and Blockchain-Technology, Artificial Intelligence in particular is considered a groundbreaking…

THE 5 MOST IMPORTANT REASONS WHY COMPANIES SHOULD FOCUS ON SUSTAINABILITY

THE 5 MOST IMPORTANT REASONS WHY COMPANIES SHOULD FOCUS ON SUSTAINABILITY
Sustainability and resource-saving management remain is a long-term challenge for companies. Ecology, economy and social issues should be in harmony. But what does it really mean to produce climate-neutrally?…

Fixture and press hardening systems - High quality machining of gear parts

Fixture and press hardening systems - High quality machining of gear parts
WICKERT hydraulic presses Fixture and press hardening systems High quality machining of gear partsNowadays modern trucks are almost exclusively equipped with automatic transmissions. While on one…

CAMX 2020 September 21-24 - Wickert is exhibitor at one of the first virtual trade shows

CAMX 2020 September 21-24 - Wickert is exhibitor at one of the first virtual trade shows
Make sure to visit us this year at the 2020 CAMX Show (a Virtual Experience). Due to COVID-19, this year's CAMX show has been moved online using a very robust platform that we think will lend itself well…

New Coil Station for Rubber with Automatic Weight Adjustment

New Coil Station for Rubber with Automatic Weight Adjustment
Qualified for clean room and automationWickert Maschinenbau GmbH has developed a coil station for rubber with an integrated load cell and automatic weight adjustment. This system, which is now available…

High Technology with Green Energy

High Technology with Green Energy
Sustainable thinking and acting is in our DNA as a family owned business.We pursue ecological goals in addition to economic and social ones.That is why we are delighted that our new photovoltaic system…

Happy Easter

Happy Easter
The entire Wickert team wishes everyone a Happy Easter.Enjoy the days off and the announced sunny spring weather.Stay healthy!Here is our very personal Easter basket for you.

WE ARE STILL THERE FOR YOU

WE ARE STILL THERE FOR YOU
Even in these special times we are always available for you during our usual business hours. It is important to us to continue to be fully available to our customers. Our service and sales team is always…

FROM APPRENTICE TO PROFESSIONAL !

FROM APPRENTICE TO PROFESSIONAL !
We would like to congratulate our newly trained apprentices on passing their final examinations and being taken on in their departments. We are very happy to have them on our team and we are looking forward…

ATTENTION: JEC World 2020 in Paris POSTPONED

ATTENTION: JEC World 2020 in Paris POSTPONED
On Thuesday evening, 25th February 2020, based on the latest assessment of the situation and after consulting its board and key stakeholders of the composites industry, the JEC Group decided to postpone…

MADE IN LANDAU

MADE IN LANDAU
On 4th December 2019 we were very pleased about the visit of Mayor Thomas Hirsch together with a delegation of the Ministry of Economic Affairs – Rhineland-Palatinate and the Chamber of Industry and Commerce…

9th Aviation Forum in Munich 2019

9th Aviation Forum in Munich 2019
On November 5th and 6th the 9th Aviation Forum took place in the new Congress Center in Munich with patron Dr. Klaus Richter (Chief Procurement Officer Airbus and Chief Executive Officer Airbus Germany).For…

Diversified COMPRESSING MOULDING

Diversified COMPRESSING MOULDING
VERSATILE COMPRESSING MOULDINGWICKERT demonstrates automation competence.Take a look and see the interview with Managing Director Stefan Herzinger at K-Messe 2019.

K-MESSE IN DÜSSELDORF

K-MESSE IN DÜSSELDORF
This year we were again at the largest plastics and rubber exhibition in the world, the K-fair in Düsseldorf. The growing interest in automation and digitization in relation to our press technologies has…

Jubilee press produces energy-saving high tech couplings

Jubilee press produces energy-saving high tech couplings
Drive specialists want the lightest possible connecting and coupling components, and an allnew coupling represents an outstanding example in this context. The elastomer coupling features a composite membrane…

Invitation- HK Heat Treatment Congress in Cologne

Invitation- HK Heat Treatment Congress in Cologne
Also in this year the most important fair and symposium for heat treatment - the HK Heat Treatment Congress - in cologne takes place from 22nd till 24th October 2019.We cordially invite you to this exhibition…

Invitation - exibition K Messe 2019 in Düsseldorf

Invitation - exibition K Messe 2019 in Düsseldorf
We are very pleased to invite you to our booth at this year`s K 2019 exhibition in Düsseldorf. Based on the growing interest in automation and digitalisation of our press technology we would like to present…

Fully automated hot-joining cell

Fully automated hot-joining cell
Fully automated hot-joining of a planetary gear with a sun gear.All quality-relevant parameters such as joining force, joining stroke of the press, heating temperature and heating time of the induction…

Multifunctional gripper for handling in hardening systems

Multifunctional gripper for handling in hardening systems
Gripping rotation-symmetrical components, which have been deposited chaotically under several layers of separation sheets is a challenging handling task. To tackle this challenge using a single gripper…

Wickert builds 2 new production halls

Wickert builds 2 new production halls
On February 19th, 2019 the groundbreaking for the new building project of Wickert Maschinenbau GmbH will take place.The expansion will be done to ensure a long perspective for all employees through growth…

Wickert Maschinenbau designed a new WKP 3000 S

Wickert Maschinenbau designed a new WKP 3000 S
Wickert Maschinenbau designed a new WKP 3000 S Platen size 1000mm x 1000mm Piston stroke 1000mm Daylight 1000mm Pressing force 3500kN Active planparallism up to 0,25mm/m Integrated mold heating Sliding…

Wickert - Research equipment for Japanese fiber manufacturer

Wickert - Research equipment for Japanese fiber manufacturer
A broad research and development field is opening under the keywords "New materials" and "Lightweight technology". With the objective of developing new materials, a Japanese fiber manufacturer commissioned…

VDMA expert meeting for controlling on June 05th, 2018

VDMA expert meeting for controlling on June 05th, 2018
On June 05th, 2018 Wickert Maschinenbau GmbH hosted the VDMA event ,,exchange of experience in controlling’’.During this Wickert offert inside details on the manufacturing of hydraulic presses and press…

From press manufacturer to system manufacturer - Press design and manufacturing in large format becomes standard

From press manufacturer to system manufacturer - Press design and manufacturing in large format becomes standard
Interest in production units for large-format molded parts began to tick up at the end of the 1990s and intensified towards the turn of the millennium. Press forces of 100,000 kN and more have long since…

WKP 1 700 S - Manufacturing of 3-D molded parts from organo sheets

WKP 1 700 S - Manufacturing of 3-D molded parts from organo sheets
In order to manufacture demanding and sophisticated 3-D composite elements for use in aircraft construction, WICKERT designed a press that guarantees high economic efficiency. The WKP 1700 S not only reduces…

New sales and service cooperation for Russia

New sales and service cooperation for Russia
WICKERT signed an exclusive distributor contract together with the company Energo Avangard LTD. Long term cooperation since years as well as the trust on a good partnership had been the foundation for…

New WPA 100 S powder press for PFTE sleeves with thin wall thickness

New WPA 100 S powder press for PFTE sleeves with thin wall thickness
Wickert Maschinenbau GmbH builds a new powder press for PFTE sleeves with thin wall thickness with a pressing force from 100kN.The powder press is equipped with additional axis for the center rod to realize…

Rubber Expo 2017 for WICKERT even more important

Rubber Expo 2017 for WICKERT even more important
The rubber industry within North America is getting more and more important for Wickert. A wider and more active customer base is interacting together with Wickert on potential projects or new process…

Energy efficiency significantly improved inside the Wickert production environment

Energy efficiency significantly improved inside the Wickert production environment
Not only the presses are getting more user friendly and more energy efficient at Wickert.Also the production environment is improving in the same way. For this reason Wickert released an energy efficiency…

Automated production processes for molded rubber parts

Automated production processes for molded rubber parts
Injection Transfer Molding in the age of Industry 4.0Injection Transfer Molding (ITM) has tangible advantages. Assuming the parts are suitable, the ITM press molding system offers a particularly economic…

Seminar "Fixture and Hardening Presses in Operational Practice"

Seminar "Fixture and Hardening Presses in Operational Practice"
This year the WICKERT "Fixture and Hardening Presses in Operational Practice" seminar was again presented for a second time at the beginning of May, due to the large interest from the first event, that…

Wickert Composite Press for TU Chemnitz

Wickert Composite Press for TU Chemnitz
Production of structural lightweight components made of thermoplastic composite materials and hybrid plastic-metal materials for electromobilityLandau/Pfalz, February 13, 2017. A Wickert composite press,…

Promising JEC show in Paris

Promising JEC show in Paris
Wickert Hydraulic Presses looks back on a successful show in Paris. The JEC World exhibition is one of the major exhibitions worldwide for lightweight materials.Good new contacts as well as interesting…

Wickert Hydraulic Presses is assisting customers to move Out of Autoclave (OoA)

Wickert Hydraulic Presses is assisting customers to move Out of Autoclave (OoA)
WICKERT HYDRAULIC PRESSES (Landau, Germany) - A global manufacturer of custom Hydraulic presses and Systems for the molding industry, has developed a line of precision High-Temperature Vacuum Heating (HTVH)…

All process steps networked to save time

All process steps networked to save time
Die von Wickert, Landau/Pfalz, entwickelten Fertigungslinien kombinieren das Umformen und Abhärten von Werkstücken in einem Arbeitsgang. Die Vernetzung aller Prozess-Schritte via Steuerung ermöglicht nicht…

2500 tons in ≤ 1 sec for research and developments of new materials and processes

2500 tons in ≤ 1 sec for research and developments of new materials and processes
Wickert was able to install a WKP 25 000 S press with a maximum pressure build up to 2500 tons in ≤ 1 sec at the Technology University in Chemnitz.The press with a platen size of 1 500 x 2 000 mm includes…

Innovation award 2016 goes to Wickert

Innovation award 2016 goes to Wickert
For the development of a most innovative tool concept for press hardening which enables a metal tight hardening chamber Wickert was honoured by the Ministry of Economics (RLP), with the innovation award…

Development press for lightweight technology delivered to Japan

Development press for lightweight technology delivered to Japan
Wickert Hydraulic Presses was able to successfully deliver the WKP 4700 S Composite press to the development center of Kurimoto LTD. in Japan. Kurimoto just recently held the opening ceremony at their…

Installation and commissioning of the Wickert WKP 100000 S

Installation and commissioning of the Wickert WKP 100000 S
The time lap video sequence on the installation and commissioning of the Wickert WKP 100000 S with a total heating platen size of 3.500 x 3.500 mm and a total pressing force of 100.000 kN makes it clear,…

Large scale Composite Press left the factory in Landau

Large scale Composite Press left the factory in Landau
Successfully we run of a Composite Press with a platen dimension of 3.500 x 3.500 mm. Based on the specific accuracy of the press including the necessary options, Wickert decides to design this press with…

New Investments to increase capacity

New Investments to increase capacity
Wickert had been able to successfully install new investments in terms of capital equipment in the internal mechanical machine shop. An over all investment of Euro 1,5 mio had been done for a deep trilling…

New Head of Service

New Head of Service
Mr. Brandenburger is within Wickert since 2006. During this time he had been able to gain experience in several departments. Within the hydraulical development and design he managed complex hydraulic projects…

Successful graduation of Wickert apprentices in January 2016

Successful graduation of Wickert apprentices in January 2016
Joshua Herrmann, Fabian Benz (from left to right)Fabian Benz and Joshua Herrmann graduated successfully their apprenticeship. We are happy to have both in the Wickert team for the future and congratulate…

New support for Wickert Sales in the States

New support for Wickert Sales in the States
As a result of the growing Wickert business in North America we recently hired a new DIRECTOR OF NORTH AMERICAN WICKERT SALES. His name is Mr. Randy Schuster.Mr. Schuster has a diverse and impressive background…

The Best of German Mittelstand

The Best of German Mittelstand
The family-run company from Landau in the Palatinate region manufactures hydraulic presses, press systems and fully automated systems for moulding processes. It is a global market leader in the production…

Review on DKT 2015

Review on DKT 2015
Successful and high frequented would be a good summary for the DKT 2015 in Nürnberg for WICKERT. Not only new contacts also existing customers grab the opportunity to have a discussion on new projects…

Specialist seminar “Fixture- and press hardening in practice” on 7 and 8 May 2015

Specialist seminar “Fixture- and press hardening in practice” on 7 and 8 May 2015
The heat treating of steel continues to play an increasingly important role in the automotive industry, machinery and plant construction and tool construction – especially since it allows superior performance…

The WICKERT hydraulic press soccer team start in the new season 2015

The WICKERT hydraulic press soccer team start in the new season 2015
The first game of the new WICKERT hydraulic press soccer team mid of match against VR Bank Südpfalz was also the start into the new soccer season 2015 for the WICKERT. Unfortunately our team was not able…

Remarks on New European Standard 289

Remarks on New European Standard 289
Hans-Joachim Wickert CEO of Wickert Maschinenbau GmbHCharimain of the Working Commitee on Presses Rubber and PlasticMachinery Division of the German Engineering Association (VDMA)The safety and well-being…

Special solution with double injection unit

Special solution with double injection unit
WICKERT Maschinenbau, Landau, world market leader in elastomer presses, has developed a horizontal injection molding machine for large-volume plastic moldings. In use by FRIATEC AG, Division Rheinhütte…

WICKERT introduces itself as a potential employer

WICKERT introduces itself as a potential employer
WICKERT constantly put proactive efforts in the recruitment of well trained potential trainees, skilled employees and managers. Far beyond the regular job advertisement WICKERT tries to be one step ahead…

WICKERT composite press for Airbus A 350

WICKERT composite press for Airbus A 350
The highly resilient (carbon) fiber composite component is manufactured at Eurocopter in Donauwörth by the Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) process. This process allows the production of structural components…

Innovation prize for WICKERT

Innovation prize for WICKERT
The State Ministry for Economic Affairs, Climate Protection, Energy and Regional Planning of Rhineland-Palatinate awards an annual innovation prize in cooperation with the committee of the Chamber of Industry…

WICKERT unveils a fully electric press at the K 2013

WICKERT unveils a fully electric press at the K 2013
The majority of fairgoers who made their way to us in Düsseldorf to inform themselves particularly about production solutions associated with elastomers and plastics in connection with the topic of fiber-composites…