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The headquarters of the mk Technology Group in Troisdorf became victim of a cyber attack. Our IT department is working together with external specialists on an orderly restart of the systems. We publish regular updates of the situation here.

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Reinraum Förderband

The importance of automation in cleanrooms and laboratories is constantly increasing. Manufacturers and integrators are facing the challenge of relocating automated processes to cleanrooms, which also means moving the conveyor technology they use.

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Batterie Vereinzelung 01

A manufacturer of batteries for electric vehicles joins together individual round cells to make battery modules. The manufacturer would like these round cells to be inspected fully automatically in the goods receipt area.

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AGV Timing Belt News

SEW-EURODRIVE uses automated guided vehicles as mobile workbenches, with perfectly integrated belt conveyors from mk

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Metallgurt 01

In the production of plastic plates, blanks are fused together in an oven to create one homogeneous plate. The vacuum oven reaches temperatures of over 100 °C and produces a chemically aggressive atmosphere due to the evaporation of the plastics. To automate the process, the manufacturer wants to…

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An assembly line for steering gears requires a partially automated material feed for manual workstations. The challenge – the material feed has to be integrated into an existing hall with very limited space. The workers use an existing pallet circulation system.

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Inox Tabak 01

In the manufacture of tobacco goods, tobacco containers should be furnished with an additional label. A belt conveyor is required, that serves as a separator from the filling system and can be integrated with the customer's labelling machine.

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Refurbishing für eine nachhaltige Kreislaufwirtschaft

The company rebuy established a new and complete pilot system for the automated inspection and processing of smartphones. mk supplied the conveyor lines and workstations.

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When transporting with a vacuum belt conveyor, products are fixed to the belt conveyor by a vacuum. This means that the products can be accelerated quickly or transported vertically, overhead or alongside the conveyor.

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Ultraschnelle Produktion

As a partner in a R&D project for the AZL, mk provided valuable expertise in the automation of an ultra-fast production line for custom semi-finished products made of fibre-reinforced plastics.

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