Niehoff opens Chinese factory
PUBLISHED: 15 Jun 12
The production facilities of Niehoff Machinery Changzhou (NMC) Co., Ltd.
On May 8, Niehoff Machinery Changzhou (NMC) Co., Ltd., the most recent subsidiary of the Niehoff Group, opened officially its new factory in the Wujin Economic Development Zone in Changzhou, approximately 200 km west of Shanghai. The 3,600 m2 plant is designed for the production of diverse drawing machines and double twist bunching machines as well as additional equipment like annealers, spoolers and coilers under Niehoff licence for the Chinese market. Beside manufacturing areas and offices, the building comprises an exhibition area and a spare parts warehouse.
NMC is also responsible for the complete after-sales service and the reliable and fast supply of Niehoff’s Chinese customers with NIEHOFF original+ parts for all kind of Niehoff machinery. NMC has already a high order backlog for 2012 and beyond. Some of the approximately 30 staff members obtained knowledge and experience at the Niehoff Shanghai Representative Office. Members of the core team are continuously trained at the Niehoff headquarters in Schwabach. NMC runs also a sales office in Shanghai and is in close contact to the Niehoff headquarters.
Maschinenfabrik Niehoff has been active in China since the early 1970s. Niehoff products enjoy highest reputation on Chinese Market and are No.1 of the importet products. One of the pillars on which this success in the marketplace is built was the Niehoff Service Center in Shanghai founded in 1994 which became the Niehoff Shanghai Representative Office in 2000 that changed to NMC-Shanghai Sales Branch this year. With the help of its experienced Chinese engineers Niehoff has successfully introduced multiwire and super fine wire drawing technology to many wire and cable factories in China.
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Maschinenfabrik Niehoff GmbH & Co. KG headquartered in Schwabach near Nuremberg, Germany, engineers and manufactures machinery and lines for drawing, annealing, galvanic electro-plating, bunching, spooling, rewinding and braiding of non-ferrous wires as well as machines for stranding, coiling and spooling of insulated data and special cables.
Wire drawing machinery supplied by Niehoff is currently being used to produce wire from copper, copper alloys, aluminum, aluminum alloys, bi-metals such as copper clad aluminum and steel, plated copper, and multiple other kinds of composites as well as wire made of special materials with final diameters down to 0.014 mm.
The Niehoff Group worldwide is comprised of headquarters, subsidiaries and representative and service centers and is present on all important markets with about seven hundred employees. The products and services offered by the Niehoff group range from development and planning, right through to turnkey projects of complete cable factories.
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