Published On: Thu, Nov 8th, 2012

Brueckner Group USA – Kiefel Division opens office in Warren, MI

Brueckner Group USA – Portsmouth, NH and Kiefel GmbH of Freilassing, Germany are proud to announce the opening of our new office located at 13870 E. Eleven Mile Road, Warren, MI 48089 within the technical center of Proper Mold International and KraussMaffei Corporation.

Brueckner Group USA - Kiefel Division opens office in Warren, MI

Brueckner Group USA - Kiefel Division opens office in Warren, MI

The cooperation of BGU – Kiefel Division, Proper Mold and KraussMaffei combines the experience and synergies of three companies and provides a complete solution to the Automotive Interior Industry from program inception to completion. With all three companies conveniently located under one roof, this will offer time and cost savings for design development, prototype processing and production machinery. The technical center is designed to be capable of mold design, processing injection molded parts, foaming and punching, laser scoring and vacuum lamination of prototype products.

“We are proud to be working with the automotive experts of from Proper Mold and KraussMaffei” said Steve Hoenig – CEO of Brueckner Group USA. Starting in 2010 KraussMaffei and Proper Mold have had a successful partnership in which KraussMaffei engineers the foam molds and Proper manufactures these in their world class mold making operation in Warren, Michigan.

The KIEFEL division of Brueckner Group USA currently serves the Automotive, Medical, Packaging and Appliance industries for thermoforming and RF welding systems. Tom Todebush – Automotive Sales Manager will be located in Warren, MI bringing over 20 years of automotive experience in plastic assembly and processing. Tom can be contacted at 248-821-7113 or thomas.todebush@brueckner-usa.com. Brueckner Group USA – Portsmouth, NH and Kiefel GmbH – Freilassing are subsidiaries of Brueckner Group – Siegsdorf, Germany (www.brueckner.com).

KIEFEL is a world leader when it comes to the design and manufacture of machines used to process plastic film materials. The company offers core expertise in the fields of moulding and joining technology. As a supplier to reputable manufacturers in various sectors, Kiefel GmbH services customers in the automotive, medical technology, refrigeration and packaging industries. Kiefel GmbH is a member of the Siegsdorf-based Brückner Group, a world-leading supplier of machines and plant systems for use in the plastics processing industry. The group has some 1,500 employees.

Brückner is a world market-leader in stretched-film systems, and its range of products also includes production systems for the manufacture of extruded and smoothed flat film materials, with an equally-large range of services to match. Group member-company PackSys Global is a manufacturer of equipment for the packaging industry, specialising in production lines for use in the manufacture of tubes, lids, screw-in adapters and containers.