ptp20161027023 Companies/Finance, Automotive/Transport
Industrial Furnace Specialist BOSIO Supplies Automaker Skoda
The Slovenian AICHELIN subsidiary is strengthening its position in the automotive sector
Mödling/Celje (ptp023/27.10.2016/11:30) - The Slovenian industrial furnace producer BOSIO has received an order from world-renowned Skoda, further strengthening its position as a reliable partner of the European automotive industry. The first order from Skoda includes a roller hearth furnace plant for isothermal annealing of forged engine parts. http://www.bosio.de
Skoda sells more than one million vehicles annually, making it one of the world's best-selling automakers. "We are delighted that we were able to expand our customer base with such an important company, which - just like BOSIO - is focused on providing the highest quality and innovation, thus setting industry standards," says BOSIO founder and CEO Hugo Bosio.
The main plant in operation starting November
The plant was already delivered to the Skoda headquarters in the Czech city of Mlada Boleslav, where it will be put into operation in November. The roller hearth furnace has a capacity of one ton per hour. The heat treatment section is 45 meters long and consists of a gas-heated chamber for maximum temperatures of up to 1000 degrees Celsius, an electrically heated chamber, a cooling chamber, and an air cooling station. The plant is fed with batch baskets, whose weight and speed are automatically controlled.
Together with AICHELIN
As a subsidiary of the Austrian parent company AICHELIN, BOSIO benefits from synergies and the exchange of valuable know-how. The furnace plant for Skoda was designed and produced together with the heat treatment experts of the AICHELIN Group. Business developer Andreas Janich adds: "As a manufacturer of heat treatment plants in Europe, USA, and Asia, AICHELIN is focused primarily on reliability, energy efficiency, and technology.
Slovenian industry furnace producer BOSIO is a subsidiary of the AICHELIN Group and a leading manufacturer and service providers in Central and Eastern Europe for heat-treating metals. The company, which was founded in 1990, supplies major steel producers and processors with large-chamber furnaces, hearth furnaces, and shaft furnaces. The export markets include primarily Russia, (South) Eastern Europe, and India. Currently, BOSIO is also strengthening its business in Western Europe. Together with its subsidiaries, the company employs more than 80 staff. http://www.bosio.de
In addition to manufacturing industrial furnaces for various industry sectors and providing after-sales services, the AICHELIN Group, which is part of the BERNDORF Group, is also active in the fields of induction heating and the production of industrial gas burner systems. The Group has production sites in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Slovenia, USA, China, and India. The AICHELIN Group employs around 1,000 staff worldwide and is one of the largest manufacturers of heat treatment plants. http://www.aichelin.com
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