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Bellmer acquires Kufferath machine building division
Bellmer acquires Kufferath machine building division
Bellmer has acquired the former machine building division of Andreas Kufferath GmbH + Co KG of Düren, Germany.

Kufferath with its AKUPRESS® range is regarded as the world leader in screw press technology. Bellmer will operate this business through a new 100%-owned subsidiary called Bellmer Kufferath Machinery GmbH, located in Düren. Bellmer has acquired Kufferath`s 2,600 sq m production and assembly facility together with the surrounding site totalling 13,500 sq m.Bellmer Kufferath Machinery GmbH will be headed by former division executive Dr. Uwe Krieger, along with Bellmer managing partners Martin Kollmar, Erich and Philipp Kollmar. Sales management will remain the responsibility of chief executive Thomas von Bothmer.

All 50 staff of the machine building division have been taken on by the new entity.Kufferath screw presses are mainly used for the treatment of rejects as well as dewatering sludge and fibre stock in the paper industry. Recent years have also seen the development of innovative applications for the separation / dewatering of waste and ferment substrates. Thanks to the AKUFORM® line, Kufferath machine building also has a worldwide reputation for dandy roll systems on special paper machines.

Kufferath machine building division also offers great service performance. Equipped with a top engineering facility and committed staff, the division carries out repairs swiftly and to a high standard. Any interested company can rent as many mobile plants as are needed to develop and test new applications.

Bellmer and Kufferath machine building division’s products complement one another perfectly. This development will assure Bellmer`s market position as the leading manufacturer in the field of solid / liquid separation.
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