ASS Maschinenbau GmbH takes over KNUR
With effect from 20th August 2014 ASS Maschinenbau GmbH has acquired 75% of KNUR Maschinenbau GmbH located in Regensburg.
Positions of ASS and Knur will be strengthened specifically for gripper parts, robotic hands, automation systems and bonding technology.
With the takeover of ASS strengthens its market position and accelerates growth. "With this step we strengthen our position in automation systems for lightweight construction of the automotive industry," explains Reinhold Ziewers, CEO of ASS. "In future we offer our customers even better and more comprehensive services from a single source."
For more than 30 years ASS Maschinenbau is a reliable partner for gripper components, robot hands (EOAT) and automation systems. ASS employs around 100 professionals in Overath near Cologne and operates worldwide. In the USA ASS is represented the subsidiary >ASS< End-of-Arm-Tooling, Inc. located in Plymouth, Michigan.
The core competencies include gripper components, robot hands / End-of-Arm-Tooling and automation systems. Handling solutions for fiber-reinforced plastics (FRP), especially carbon fiber reinforced plastic parts (CFRP) have become a core competence.