Wuppermann Austria GmbH commissions new roll forming line in Judenburg
Judenburg, Austria, 23.03.2023 - Steel processor Wuppermann Austria GmbH (WA) commissioned a new roll forming line at its Austrian site in Judenburg in March 2023. The total investment for the construction of the new plant amounts to 13 million euros. The specialist for galvanized products for the highest corrosion protection requirements is thus significantly expanding its manufacturing capabilities and production capacities.
Wuppermann expands production hall for logistics in Altmünster
Altmünster, 14.02.2023 - Wuppermann Metalltechnik GmbH (WMT), a premium manufacturer of tubes, tube and sheet metal components in Altmünster, has expanded the plant with a new hall for the logistics area of sheet metal production. The new hall was put into operation at the beginning of 2023. In order to be able to optimally load and transport the increased shipments, the new hall section was planned with its own truck access to the main road.
Wuppermann galvanizing process saves up to 54% CO2 compared to market standard
Leverkusen, 06.02.2023 - The Wuppermann Group has commissioned the renowned Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology (UMSICHT) to re-evaluate the environmental impact of the Wuppermann Group's heat-to-coat strip galvanizing process compared to the conventional cold strip galvanizing process. The study now also includes the group's most recent galvanizing plant at the Hungary site. An investigation was also carried out for the first time for the tube mills.
Wuppermann opens new competence centre for research development in hungary
The Wuppermann Group, one of the largest independent strip galvanizers in Europe, officially opened its new Research & Development Competence Centre in Győr-Gönyű, Hungary, on Monday 28 November 2022. Among other things, the new R&D competence centre is equipped with a modern scanning electron microscope and corrosion laboratory. With this, the Wuppermann Group is further expanding its expertise in the areas of metallography, micro-area analytics and corrosion analysis and simulation.
Wuppermann celebrates 150th anniversary
Leverkusen, Germany, 30.06.2022 - The Wuppermann Group celebrates its 150th anniversary today. It all began on 30 June 1872 in Düsseldorf. It was there that Heinrich Theodor Wuppermann founded the Wuppermann company with a single puddling furnace including a "Luppenschmiede". 150 years after the company was founded, the Wuppermann Group is one of the largest manufacturers of hot-dip galvanized hot-rolled strip in Europe, a major producer of high-quality tubes and profiles made of steel. "Highest corrosion protection with lowest CO2 emissions" is the claim of the Wuppermann Group today.