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With joined forces Future

The companies Hübner Oberflächentechnik in Marktoberdorf and Kunststofftechnik Bernt (KTB) in Kaufbeuren are moving closer together. The merger creates a provider with 500 employees whose core business is plastics technology and the surface treatment of products for the automotive industry, from the sanitary ware sector and consumer goods. Management and shareholders announce their intention to …

Hübner Oberflächentechnik GmbH and Kunststofftechnik Bernt GmbH join forces

Marktoberdorf and Kaufbeuren, March 9th, 2021 – Hübner Oberflächentechnik GmbH (“Hübner”) and Kunststofftechnik Bernt GmbH (“KTB”) are merging. All existing shareholders will remain as shareholders, with Patrimonium Private Equity Funds retaining a majority stake in the parent company. The merger lays the foundation for a powerful alliance that will be an even stronger partner for …

“Chrome 2030” successfully conducted as a webinar

The ZVO/FGK seminar “Chrome 2030 – The Future of Galvanized Plastics in Automotive Engineering”, which was planned as a classroom event in March of this year, was held as a 1.5-hour online event on September 23, 2020. With over 70 participants, it was well attended. In addition to many representatives from automotive and supplier companies, …

More flexibility and sharp edges

The future of electroplatingAutomotive manufacturers swear by plastic for panels, buttons and control elements, because the material is lighter than metal and the manufacturing and processing costs are relatively low. In order to still meet the demands for good haptics, scratch resistance and elegant design, the plastic components are electroplated, i.e. they are given a …

Industry benchmark chrome(VI)-free pretreatment systems

In the course of the authorization obligation of chromium trioxide and the associated demands to substitute the substance, the companies in the FGK have been dealing for a long time with possible alternative pretreatment processes that do not require the use of chromium trioxide. In a benchmark the status of the current developments in 2019 …

Fine surfaces – Sharp edges

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Our new apprentices

Since the beginning of September, our new trainees have been at the start. This year we have a total of 8 trainees, 5 have started new. We welcome the new colleagues warmly and wish them all success on their important path to becoming skilled workers. More information about training at KTB here.    

More flexibility and sharp edges

Laser technologies extend the freedom of day-night design and can also be applied to chrome (III) 

More flexibility thanks to laser technology

19.05.2020 ZVO U-Ticker   The industry is facing new challenges that require the adaptation of galvanizing processes. Kunststofftechnik Bernt GmbH solves these with an adapted process chain in which several lasers play a special role. In the litho-graphics method, a UV-curing covering lacquer is applied in the area of the symbolism. (Picture: Plastics technology Bernt …