Türk+Hillinger is fully invested in its future and continues its rapid growth
The Türk+Hillinger Group, headquartered in Swabian Tuttlingen and its business subsidiaries in Saxony, Hungary and the USA, is a successful medium-sized company. With over 850 employees today, the company produces and supplies electrical heating elements, load and braking resistors, as well as thermocouples.
"In 2017, we will again see double-digit growth for the fifth year in a row. We are very proud of our corporate development", says Managing Director Michael Mann. Mr. Mann, the son-in-law and the second generation of the founding family, Hillinger, now alone successfully leads the company. He emphasizes, that fortunately this dynamic 50 year old company, has not had to deal with disputes or disagreements with management or with shareholders. The company structure, has rigorously been trimmed to be highly effective and is the epitome of "lean" and cost-oriented, as a result of the graduate businessman. When Mr. Mann joined the company 20 years ago, it had well under 300 employees and was technologically stagnant . The number of administrative employees has only slightly increased since that time.
"Over the last few years, we have reinvested a good deal of money and as a result of right strategic decisions, have reoriented the company and systematically developed it into a global market leader." To further expand its leading position, over the past two years more than 12 Million Euros have been invested in the expansion and optimization of state-of-the-art machinery. "With Türk+Hillinger engineered custom-made machines that are not available in the market place, the manufacturing and testing processes are further optimized. In the last 10 years alone, investments of around 40 Million Euros have been made." As a family-owned business, we think and act in the long term and are a strong and reliable partner for our customers for the long run", which is the corporate mission of the Hillinger Family.
"Years ago, we were too focused on the home appliance sector and were constantly under enormous cost pressure." For T+H, the idea of mass production, line production and cost pressure was a daily business." The home appliance market has virtually collapsed over the last few years for us," says the graduate businessman. "In the industrial sector, our competitors forged ahead, while we missed many new devolpment opportunities." By realigning and consistently transforming its strategies, the company has again advanced to the top as a world class supplier of heating elements in the industrial sector.
Today, T+H ranks as absolute number one in Germany and is a world leader in the plastics industry, supplying heating elements and thermocouples." In the automotive sector, the company is the world-market leader in highly compressed heater cartridges that operate in map-controlled thermostats. T+H is also a leader within components for heated catalytic converters, such as cartridge heaters for Adblue, respectively, for reducing emissions and particulate matter. T+H thermal technology is also evident in fuel preheating, supplementary heating or targeted heating of individual components in cars or buses, in addition to instantaneous water heaters for electric cars and high end heaters for fuel cell technology.
The synergy effects of the broad T+H product range, the highly automated production processes and the innovative strength and speed have virtually overwhelmed the existing competition. With over 500 patent applications today, the company enhances its position as an experienced development and technology consultant within the electric heating industry.
"Our market share and our growth are far from over. We continue to grow and remain independent." Together with today’s 90 year old company founder, Erich Hillinger, the Managing Director is convinced and looks forward to the next generation, who is also interested in the company's activities. The continuation of the company is in family hands and remains secure.
Managing Director Michael Mann with his son, Hendrik, at Fakuma 2017
PACK EXPO 2017– A HUGE SUCCESS FOR TURK+HILLINGER USA, INC.
T+H exhibited at PACK EXPO 2017, Las Vegas, Nevada from September 25 – 27, 2017. This first class event hosted over 2,000 exhibitors and a record-breaking 30,000 attendees, many of whom were high-level, decision-making executives.
T+H received enthusiastic interest in our Seal Bar High-Performance Cartridge Heaters Type HLP, as well as the Tubular Heaters Type RHK on display. Attendees were impressed with the high quality and our extensive product line. We are currently working with new and current customers to meet their heating and packaging needs.
PACK EXPO, sponsored by PMMI, is one of the largest and most comprehensive processing and packaging trade shows. PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, represents more than 800 North American manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, components and materials, servicing the packaging and processing industry.
Thermal technology company Türk+Hillinger is a development- and system partner for the automotive Industry
Leading manufacturer of heating elements first time on Chinaplas - Türk+Hillinger presents its product range in Guangzhou 2017
Türk+Hillinger one of the world´s leading manufacturer of electrical heating elements based in a high tech area in southern Germany, will be this year the first time in Guangzhou to present its wide range of products for the plastics industry.
“Türk+Hillinger market and technology leader for heaters and temperature sensors in the plastic industry is proud to serve our products to a lot of renowned international customers. Be innovative, act global and produce local in a rational and cost effective way, with quality - made in Germany - is the aim our efforts to be international competitive”, so Michael Mann the CEO of T+H group.
The company will be in Guangzhou and shows an extract of its wide production program:
HPQ are nozzle heaters, which consists of a low mass tubular heater type RP. Typical for the HPQ, which is mainly uses in hotrunner systems, is the brass part on which a low mass tubular heater is coiled. HPQ heaters are available in different lengths and diameters with a small wall-thickness and a highly precise power distribution. HPQ heaters are deliverable with or without fixed or changeable thermocouple for an optimal control and regulation performance.
RP is a bendable high performance tubular cartridge heater which offers a high watt density with low mass. The heaters are used where space is at a premium. They are available in different diameters and sections up from 1,2 mm with or without integrated thermocouple.
Temperature Sensors are available in different executions and designs. Straight, in ring shape, as special manifold sensor or designed as high temperature execution. The sensors are grounded or ungrounded. Characteristic for the T+H temperature sensors are the quick response time, a unique moisture proof design and a robust construction. The sensors also have a miniaturized connection sleeve and a high temperature resistant connection.
HLP – high performance cartridge heaters - are metal-sheathed heaters which have an extremely high surface loading and thus high power in a small area. They are available in numberless executions and are used in many applications in the plastic industry, i.e. nozzle heaters for extrusions dies, hot runner systems or hot stamping presses, welding bars or in closure machinery. The heaters are made upon customer request and T+H also offers a comfortable and growing stock type list.
FLEX - the latest product in the range of T+H -is a 3-dimensional flexible bendable tubular heater which is mainly used from many customers in their hotrunner systems. The FLEX is a robust heater with excellent thermal properties, which can freely be bent by hand. It is available in numerous diameters and cross sections. For the users, the FLEX provides great advantages in warehousing. If necessary, the FLEX can be bent easy and quickly into the required form. Due to a high automatization in the production the FLEX is on a lower price level than other flexible tubular heaters on the market.
The German company Türk+Hillinger stands for innovation, high quality and precision with competitive prices. The products are made customer specific and also T+H has a growing program of stock type heaters. Visit T+H at their booth at the Chinaplas in Guangzhou at hall 5.1 and booth No J 15.
Türk+Hillinger, the world's leading supplier of electrical heating elements for industrial applications, has once again expanded its extensive inventory program.
Newly added to this program are our small heater cartridges with the diameters of 3.1, 4 and 5 mm. All are outfitted with swaged-in, internally connected flexible teflon-insulated leads with a connection length of 1000 mm.
The popular and very successful High-Performance Cartridge Heaters HLP are widely used in the market place. They have an extremely high surface load which is due to their special design and are therefore capable of accommodating more power in a very small space. The available lengths and diameters enables far more usage in a wide variety of applications.
Further information on the Türk+Hillinger program can be obtained directly from the company.
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