Expansion of sensor technology business field

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Having already enjoyed many years of success within the mechanical engineering sector, ElringKlinger Kunststofftechnik is now also conquering the market for sensor applications. In various production processes we manufacture tailor-made protective coatings made of high-performance plastics for the sensor and measuring components of our customers.

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ElringKlinger Engineered Plastics receives Supplier Quality Excellence Award 2019 from GM

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This award from automotive giant GM (USA) demonstrates that ElringKlinger Engineered Plastics is well equipped to meet the exacting demands of the automotive OEMs.

Consistent product quality and tailor-made customer service are reflected in this award.

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ElringKlinger Engineered Plastics extends its product portfolio in the field of green energy

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Following the successful market launch of the ThermoGenius™ water heat exchanger M1 - M3, ElringKlinger Engineered Plastics has extended its product family to include a water heat exchanger that can also be used in shallow water.

The new ThermoGenius™ F1  is the energy supply of choice for a heat pump that is used to heat and cool buildings near bodies of water, regardless of the type of water. Whether sea, lake or river - the decisive step towards green energy.

Technical Details

Engineered Plastics moves the world

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Plastics provide answers to current and future challenges. Extremely flexible, highly resilient and light at the same time - only this material fulfils these properties. As a technology leader with innovative products for industries such as medical technology, mechanical and plant engineering, aviation and the automotive sector, we have accumulated plastics expertise over more than 50 years. And we are ready for more! Learn more about us ….

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ThermoGeniusTM awarded the pro-K award 2019

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On January 10, 2019, the ThermoGeniusTM water heat exchanger was awarded the pro-K award 2019 at the pro-K competition of the industry association Halbzeuge und Konsumprodukte aus Kunststoff e.V.

Each year, the pro-K award is given to the best consumer products made of plastic in recognition of their outstanding product properties. The main criteria for this award are innovation, product design, and - most of all - functionality. The pro-K award stands for quality in plastic and is the only competition that focuses exclusively on plastic products.

A total of 19 consumer products made of plastic, including products from Gardena and Kärcher, were winners in the ten categories of the pro-K award 2019. The winning products reflect the diverse applications of plastic, ranging from office supplies and household products to toys.

Find out more about the ingenious functionality of our water heat exchanger www.ThermoGenius.com

Process Moments

ACHEMA 2018

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At ACHEMA 2018, Managing Director Raik Lüder gave an insight into the fields of expertise of ElringKlinger Kunststofftechnik GmbH (EKT). The company’s success is based not only on innovative seals and structural components made from high-performance plastics. EKT is ideally positioned with a wide range of solutions based on the material of the future for various industries.

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Top innovators 2018

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Bietigheim-Bissingen, July 2, 2018 +++ ElringKlinger Kunststofftechnik GmbH (EKT) has won the Top 100 award, making it one of Germany’s most successful innovation drivers. During the 5th German SME Summit in Ludwigsburg, the company from Bietigheim-Bissingen was awarded the coveted prize by Top 100 mentor, Ranga Yogeshwar. EKT will continue to convince the market by launching further product innovations well into the future. The company plans to break new ground—particularly in the field of medical engineering...

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Immersion Heaters – durable and safe

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Moldflon™-PFA coated Immersion heaters for heating of chemical aggressive process fluids. For use in various application e.g.

  • Electroplating
  • Chemical Industry
  • Food
  • Textile Industry
  • Environmental protection
  • Medical
  • Semiconductor Technology
  • Photovoltaics

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Assemblies made from High-performance plastics

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Assemblies integrate a variety of technical requirements in a single component. They increase our customers’ vertical integration, thereby optimizing logistics processes by reducing the number of parts of suppliers and of parts to be purchased. 
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EKT obtains coveted IATF 16949 automotive certification

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ElringKlinger Kunststofftechnik GmbH (EKT) has been awarded an important certification by IATF, the International Automotive Task Force. The IATF 16949 standard brings together existing general requirements pertaining to quality management systems in the (chiefly North American and European) automotive industry. “Around 30 percent of the more than 100 automotive manufacturers in existence follow these requirements of IATF members – including leading OEMs. With this in mind, we are proud to now be certified to this standard,” says EKT’s General Manager Raik Lüder.The IATF is a working group comprising major automotive manufacturers and their suppliers with the aim of harmonizing QM methods and standards introduced at national level.

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New catalogue for Tubes

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The new catalog Tubes made from high-performance plastics presents the concentrated know-how and the variety of designs of tubing made of POLYTETRAFLON™-PTFE, and other Moldflon™-materials for highest performance and functional reliability in a wide range of applications. This technical documentation provides customers from virtually all industries, such as medical technology, mechanical and plant engineering, automotive, electroplating, food processing, chemicals, etc., with a comprehensive overview of the use and design of tubes. Tube catalogue

Heat shrink tubing

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Heat shrink tubings made from Polytetraflon™ and thermoplastic materials like Moldflon™ FEP, PFA and PVDF are going to shrink under a heat influences like hot air. The integrated products like thermocouples or probes are electrical and thermal isolated against their environment and reliable protected from mechanical damages and aggressive media as well.

ElringKlinger Engineered Plastics provide you with extensive know-how in this field. Go to Heat shrink tubing

Heat Exchangers

Heat Exchangers made of Moldflon™

ElringKlinger Engineered Plastics enlarged it’s product range with Heat Exchangers made of MoldflonTM PFA -ECTFE -PVDF -PP or PE. Standard solutions as well as custom designs are available and supplied across a wide spectrum of global industries – reliable and in series.

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ElringKlinger Kunststofftechnik now with class 8 clean room

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For products with special requirements

The demands made on sensitive products in terms of cleanliness by various industries such as medical device technology are continually increasing.

Having launched our class 8 clean room, we now offer the option of clean room manufacturing in line with our commitment to serving our customers as a partner in the development and production of innovative components and assemblies to meet both current and future requirements.

In a separate, 953-square-meter production area at the Bietigheim-Bissingen plant, products with elevated cleanliness requirements are now manufactured in a controlled environment. Final processing/finishing and packaging are performed in a class 8 clean room.

The headquarter of ElringKlingerEngineered Plastics in Bietigheim-Bissingen achieves the certificate according EN ISO 13485:2012 + AC:2012. That stands for additional safety for customers of products from the medical industry

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ISO 13485 is a standard that represents the requirements for a comprehensive management system for the design and manufacture of medical devices products.With this certification, we are working with a practical guideline for development and production of components and assemblies made of high-performance plastics for products in the medical industry. Furthermore, with the certificate we obtain a trust credit and a “door opener” into new potential markets.

ElringKlinger Kunststofftechnik achive GMP certificate. Process reliability for our food industry customers

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Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) are the practices required in order to conform to the guidelines recommended by agencies that control authorization and licensing for manufacture and sale of products for the food industry. These guidelines provide minimum requirements that food product manufacturer must meet to assure that the products are of high quality and do not pose any risk to the consumer or public.

ElringKlinger achive this certificate for the following products: seals, diapragms, tubings, foils, bellows, engineering parts and semi finished parts made of PTFE, PTFE-compounds, PFA and PE. ElringKlinger Kunststofftechnik can now offer their customers the process reliability they need for food applications.

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ElringKlinger Kunststofftechnik introduces new production building

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The new production building with extruder tower for tube-manufacturing is ready.
8,000 square meters of  addition space can be used from now on. Many Thanks to all who have been involved in this project.

ElringKlinger acquires specialty plastics producer Polytetra

Bietigheim-Bissingen/Mönchengladbach (Germany), October 21, 2014 +++ ElringKlinger Kunststofftechnik GmbH, Bietigheim-Bissingen, a subsidiary of ElringKlinger AG, has acquired from the former owners all interests in Polytetra GmbH, based in Mönchengladbach (Germany). The purchase agreements were signed on the day prior to this announcement.

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