Precision grinding machine manufacturer KEHREN GmbH on course for growth: Relocation to state-of-the-art production facility
On January 1, 2022, KEHREN GmbH will close its site in Hennef and move to a new, state-of-the-art production facility in Troisdorf, 20 kilometers away. The company, which specializes in the development and manufacture of precision grinding machines and systems, will build machines there in the future on an area of over 10,000 square meters. In addition, other similar grinding services from the PRECISION SURFACING SOLUTIONS Group (PSS), of which KEHREN has been a member since 2019, will be bundled under the roof of the new site. In the future, machines from the traditional grinding machine manufacturers REFORM and ISOG (formerly Michael Deckel) will also be built in Troisdorf. The know-how and many years of experience of our employees will also be retained at the Troisdorf site. Due to the proximity to Hennef, all employees have remained on board and more will be hired due to growth. This was a decisive factor in the selection of the new location - out of obligation to our employees but also to our customers, to guarantee the usual high quality of the machines.
KEHREN, REFORM, and ISOG, together with the Elb-Schliff and aba Grinding brands, form the Surface and Profile Grinding Division (SPG) within the PSS Group. Together they specialize in the development of solutions for surface and profile machining. Against this background, the move to neighboring Troisdorf represents a strengthening not only of KEHREN but of the entire division.
"Hennef has been KEHREN's home," said Bill Waddell, general manager. "With the move, we are now opening a new chapter in the company's history. Troisdorf offers us the best conditions for closer and better integration of the brands within the Surface and Profile Division (SPG). The aim is to pool know-how to, learn from each other and develop further together."
Furthermore, the Troisdorf site offers space for a new, first-class service warehouse for all brands of the Surface and Profile Grinding Division. Cihan Yanpinar, Global Sales Director of the Division, praises the commitment of the employees involved in the relocation: "It is thanks to our highly qualified colleagues that we are now moving into the new production facility. We have gradually moved our production and administration to the new site. With all the possibilities now available to us, we can work even more efficiently and offer our customers noticeable added value."
KEHREN GmbH company data:
Genker Strasse 9
+49 2242 9197 0
The seat of the company will be Troisdorf. The commercial register number, VAT ID number, and tax number remain unchanged. Mr. William Howard Waddell remains the registered managing director.
Start-up of the production at the new location in Troisdorf.
The move to the new state-of-the-art production facility represents a strengthening of the entire SPG Division of the PSS Group.
In the future, machines from the traditional grinding machine manufacturers KEHREN, REFORM, and ISOG will be built on 10,000 square meters of production space.
Founded in 1934, KEHREN is a well-established designer and builder of high-precision grinding machine tools and systems under the following categories: vertical grinding centers, vertical grinding centers with portal design, surface grinders with rotary tables and horizontal spindles, and surface grinders with dual rotary tables and vertical spindles. Since 2019, the company has been part of the PRECISION SURFACING SOLUTIONS Group (PSS).
About PRECISION SURFACING SOLUTIONS
The PRECISION SURFACING SOLUTIONS (PSS) Group combines nine industry-leading brands under one umbrella. Under the well-recognized Lapmaster, Peter Wolters, ELB, aba, REFORM, KEHREN, ISOG, MICRON, and Barnes brands, the PSS Group has a proven history of successfully developing cost-effective processing solutions for the lapping, polishing, fine grinding, surface, and profile grinding, bore honing, double-disc grinding, and brush deburring through an expanding network of sales and services offices located throughout the world. The group's 150,000+ installed systems across 10,000+ active customers utilize precision abrasive finishing technology for various end-user precision finishing applications. The PRECISION SURFACING SOLUTIONS Group is employing over 1000 people across eight manufacturing facilities on three continents