Products

In addition to innovative individual components and computer-controlled complete production facilities for the industrial sectors heavy clay ceramics, technical ceramics, sanitary ware and wood processing, we also offer trend-setting modernizations using the latest plant and process technology. Furthermore, our portfolio is focused on cross-industry solutions in the field of mechanization and automation technology as well as robotics. The innovative products supplied by us are characterized by low operational costs, very good production quality, resource-conserving energy efficiency and ease of operation.

Our product portfolio is completed by our subsidiaries. SMB, one of the leading manufacturers of machinery for the timber industry, produces exclusively in the LINGL plant in Krumbach. The warehouse, logistics and systems engineering or the wide range of firing and control systems provided by our two subsidiaries Trafö and innovatherm complement the corporate scope of supply.

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Heavy Clay Ceramics

Plants / Production Facilities

From technical consulting, material preparation, complete handling systems, dryers and kilns to packaging including networking and process control systems for plants and production facilities – we offer everything from one source!

 

Handling in General

We offer customized individual systems like handling in general as well as setting machines, unloading machines and packaging installations or car circuits for dryers and kilns in particular to solve your tasks. The use of industrial robots equipped with the latest gripping technology enables the handling of the most complex requirements even in the smallest space.

 

Dryers

Our various dryer types like chamber dryer or continuous dryer provide for the smooth drying of products in an energy-efficient way. The safe and reliable monitoring of the drying process is ensured at all times by our measurement and control technology.

 

Kilns

The design of our kilns is based on the analyses in our in-house laboratory and technical centre as well as on simulation and calculation programs. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, our kilns excel due to maximum energy savings and an above average service life. We are globally known as producers of high-temperature kilns of first-class quality for the refractory industry as well as of kilns for special applications.

 

Cutters

With our cutters, we supply cutting-edge technology for the production of bricks. Our portfolio including for example universal cutters or rotary cutters covers the complete product range of our customers. We are always gladly prepared to provide you with special solutions designed for specific tasks.

 

Cleaning of Kiln Cars

Our fully automatic cleaning installations for kiln cars considerably reduce the manual maintenance work on the kiln cars, the result of which is a sustainable increase in the service life of the kiln cars and a significant reduction of your maintenance and repair costs.

 

Filling Installations

Our filling installations combine energy efficiency, sustainability and technical innovation. We provide customized solutions for filling bricks with granules, rock wools and mineral wools as well as with foamed filling materials.

 

Packaging Installations

Among other things, we provide plants for the palletizing, packet formation and packaging of your products. On demand, these installations can also be equipped with labelling systems and layer inserting devices.

 

Wall Element Installations

In close cooperation with you, we develop solutions especially adapted to your needs for the production of complete wall and ceiling systems. In doing so, we provide interfaces to renowned CAD architect software packages.

 

(Bulk Material) Conveyors

We design and produce modular conveyor systems destined not only for the transport of raw material in the area of preparation and shaping in the ceramic industry, but also for the transport of bulk material in many other industries.

 

Control Systems / Automatic Control Engineering

Our product portfolio is completed by our control systems. When developing these systems, we have focused on ease of use and compatibility taking into consideration the latest technology. Among other things, we offer operating and control systems for the following sectors of production:

  • Operating systems for the machinery
  • Dryer and kiln systems
  • Car transport systems

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Sanitary Ware and Technical Ceramics

Plants / Production Facilities via ACN (Advanced Ceramics Network) for Technical Ceramics

In addition to innovative individual components and computer-controlled complete production facilities, we also offer trend-setting modernizations using the latest plant and process technology. As to applications in the field of technical ceramics, we are an active partner in the Advanced Ceramics Network, an association of renowned German manufacturers of plants for the ceramics industry. Together with our partners, we offer complete plants for the production of technical ceramics of high quality (e.g. catalysts).

  • EIRICH Maschinenbau, Hardheim Preparation and mixing
  • ECT-Kema, Görlitz Straining and extrusion
  • LINGL, Krumbach Handling technology and drying
  • Keramischer Ofenbau, Hildesheim Calcination

Entstapelroboter für technische Keramik

Kammertrockner für Katalysatoren

Handling in General

We offer customized individual systems like handling in general as well as setting machines, unloading machines and packaging installations or car circuits for dryers and kilns in particular to solve your tasks. The use of industrial robots equipped with the latest gripping technology enables the handling of the most complex requirements even in the smallest space.

 

Dryers

Our various dryer types like chamber dryer or continuous dryer provide for the smooth drying of products in an energy-efficient way. The safe and reliable monitoring of the drying process is ensured at all times by our measurement and control technology.

 

Kilns

The design of our kilns is based on the analyses in our in-house laboratory and technical centre as well as on simulation and calculation programs. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, our kilns excel due to maximum energy savings and an above average service life. We offer solutions specially tailored to meet your requirements.

 

Cutters

With our cutters, we supply cutting-edge technology for the production of bricks. Our portfolio including for example universal cutters or rotary cutters covers the complete product range of our customers. We are always gladly prepared to provide you with special solutions designed for specific tasks.

 

Cleaning of Kiln Cars

Our fully automatic cleaning installations for kiln cars considerably reduce the manual maintenance work on the kiln cars, the result of which is a sustainable increase in the service life of the kiln cars and a significant reduction of your maintenance and repair costs.

 

Packaging Installations

Among other things, we provide plants for the palletizing, packet formation and packaging of your products. On demand, these installations can also be equipped with labelling systems and layer inserting devices.

 

(Bulk Material) Conveyors

We design and produce modular conveyor systems destined not only for the transport of raw material in the area of preparation and shaping in the ceramic industry, but also for the transport of bulk material in many other industries.

 

Control Systems / Automatic Control Engineering

Our product portfolio is completed by our control systems. When developing these systems, we have focused on ease of use and compatibility taking into consideration the latest technology. Among other things, we offer operating and control systems for the following sectors of production:

  • Operating systems for the machinery
  • Dryer and kiln systems
  • Car transport systems

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Timber Industry

As the world’s leading manufacturer of machines and installations we offer you the state-of-the-art automation, installation and process technologies as well as fully automated plants with innovative controlling technology for the timber industry – our service portfolio ranging from individual components to complete plants.

Moreover, our subsidiary “SMB Maschinenbau” – as a member of the LINGL group – is specialized in manufacturing finger-jointing lines including mechanizations for the load-carrying wood construction as well as a broad variety of machines for the timber industry, e.g. cross-cut saws, de-stacking and assembly robots or rotary presses. For further information, please refer to the SMB website as follows: http://www.smb-maschinenbau-gmbh.com/de/

 

Handling in General

We offer solutions to handling and automation specially designed for the timber industry. Our product portfolio extends from finger-jointing lines and rotary presses to the automated production of wall elements or beam processing centres, including the respective linking and automation.

 

Dryers

Our various dryer types like chamber dryer or continuous dryer provide for the smooth drying of products in an energy-efficient way. The safe and reliable monitoring of the drying process is ensured at all times by our measurement and control technology.

 

(Bulk Material) Conveyors

We design and produce modular conveyor systems destined for the transport of all kinds of bulk materials.

 

Control Systems / Automatic Control Engineering

Our product portfolio is completed by our control systems. When developing these systems, we have focused on ease of use and compatibility taking into consideration the latest technology. Among other things, we offer operating and control systems for the following sectors of production:

  • Operating systems for the machinery
  • Dryer and kiln systems
  • Car transport systems

 

Logistics / Warehouse Engineering

Our subsidiary, TRAFÖ-Förderanlagen, is a specialist for automated storage systems and fully automatic material supply respectively. Whether sheet metal magazines, automated high-bay warehouses for pallets, timber and other packages, or long material storage racks for pipes, profiles and bars – Trafö makes efficient storage possible. http://www.trafoe-foerderanlagen.de/

SMB 

SMB

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Mechanization, Automation and Robotics

(Robotic) Handling in General

We offer the complete range of handling such as loading and unloading, pack formation, transfer and packaging as well as linkages. The use of industrial robots equipped with the latest gripping technology for the smooth handling of products allows the realization of the most complex applications even in the smallest space. From individual robot cells or linked equipment to complete production facilities – we are your partner and, together, we will work out the optimal solution to your requirements.

 

(Bulk Material) Conveyors

We design and produce modular conveyor systems destined for the transport of all kinds of bulk materials.

 

Control Systems / Automatic Control Engineering

Our product portfolio is completed by our control systems. When developing these systems, we have focused on ease of use and compatibility taking into consideration the latest technology. Among other things, we offer operating and control systems for the following sectors of production:

  • Operating systems for the machinery
  • Dryer and kiln systems
  • Car transport systems

 

Logistics / Warehouse Engineering

Our subsidiary, TRAFÖ-Förderanlagen, is a specialist for automated storage systems and fully automatic material supply respectively. Whether sheet metal magazines, automated high-bay warehouses for pallets, timber and other packages, or long material storage racks for pipes, profiles and bars – Trafö makes efficient storage possible. http://www.trafoe-foerderanlagen.de/