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Best-seller from Hartha
One million electric vacuum pumps
Pierburg GmbH, a member of the Technology Group Rheinmetall, has now produced its millionth electric vacuum pump at the Hartha location. The in-house development has been manufactured locally since its market launch in 2017 and has been one of Hartha's success products ever since.
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Grafic Pierburg Reed Valve
Pierburg scoring again in China
Major order from renowned truck manufacturer
Automotive supplier Rheinmetall Automotive, a member of the Technology Group Rheinmetall, has received another major order from a well-known Chinese manufacturer through the Pierburg subsidiary. From its production plant in Kunshan, the Neuss-based exhaust specialist will in future supply one of the world's largest producers of heavy-duty trucks with exhaust-gas recirculation and reed valves. The order has a lifetime volume of €155 million.
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Grafic Continuous castings
KS Plain Bearings at GIFA 2019

Continuous-cast bronze profiles with an outer diameter of up to 500 millimeters in a wide range of alloys

KS Gleitlager GmbH is exhibiting at the GIFA trade fair in Düsseldorf (June 25 to 29) in Hall 13, Stand 13A29 where the company is providing the latest information on its continuous castings range in bronze: profiles with an outer diameter of up to 500 millimeters and square dimensions of up...

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Rheinmetall Automotive books first UpValve order
Variable valve train going into series production in China
Pierburg GmbH based in Neuss (Germany), a subsidiary of technology group Rheinmetall, has received an order worth over €90 million for its new variable valve control system UpValve. Production of the valve trains, which are also manufactured at the automotive supplier's Neuss plant, will start in 2019.
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Rheinmetall Automotive CEO Horst Binnig at Auto Shanghai:
"E-mobility not without I.C. know-how."
"The worldwide boom in electromobility will also have a lasting and positive impact on traditional specialists in combustion technology," says Horst Binnig, CEO of Rheinmetall Automotive. "For all new driveline systems, automobile manufacturers need the support of a functioning supplier base and, above all, the longstanding accumulated supplier expertise in the areas of development and production technology. The prerequisite, however, is that these companies have recognized the change in good time and set up their business strategy accordingly at an early stage," says the CEO of this longstanding German development partner of the international automotive industry."
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Rheinmetall Automotive with new earnings high
Rheinmetall Automotive again enhanced its business volume in an increasingly challenging market environment in 2018, generating sales of €2,930 million, an increase of €69 million or 2.4% compared with the previous year. When adjusted for currency effects, the growth is 4.2%. By comparison, the global production of light vehicles declined by 1.1% in 2018.
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Grafic Productivity Award for Pierburg China
Pierburg China awarded “High Unit Productivity Enterprise” by Kunshan government
Pierburg China Co., Ltd., a wholly foreign-owned enterprise of Rheinmetall Automotive China, was awarded the honor of “High Unit Productivity Enterprise” and a prize money of 1.2 million RMB by the Kunshan municipal government. Mr. Massimo De Nard, General Manager of Pierburg China, attended the ceremony and received this award.
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Grafic: Booth Rheinmemtall Automotive Shanghai
Auto Shanghai 2019
Rheinmetall Automotive with components for electric vehicles and combustion engines
Auto Shanghai is taking place from April 18 to 25 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, China. Rheinmetall Automotive AG will be exhibiting in Hall 5.2, Stand 5BE151. The over 100-year-old German tier 1 supplier with the Kolbenschmidt and Pierburg brands, is displaying components and system solutions for emission reduction and efficiency enhancement on combustion engines as well as for the electromobility segment all under the motto E³.
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Grafic New casting process
New process with plenty of potential
Maximum design flexibility when casting
KS HUAYU AluTech GmbH has introduced a newly developed casting process onto the market. This joint venture between Rheinmetall Automotive and China's HUAYU Automotive Systems has developed a production process for the new Chinese plant in Guangde, one that is particularly suitable for highly complex engine block geometries and electric motor housings.
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KS HUAYU investing in new production shop
Long-established castings specialist stepping into e-mobility sector
KS HUAYU AluTech GmbH is extending the Neckarsulm production capacities with a new 5,000 square meter production shop for structural parts in aluminum. The move is mainly in response to current orders in the new-product and driveline segments.
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