At Arburg, things are progressing at a fast pace: the prestigious Training Centre, for which the foundations began getting laid in 2017, is growing upwards on schedule. In Assembly Hall 22, opened in 2016, machines now stand in serried ranks and now Arburg is already announcing the start of its next big construction project.
The construction of the new Assembly Hall 23 will provide around 18,000 square metres of new floor area and give the Lossburg-based mechanical engineering company substantially more space at its parent company site to expand its already impressive production capacities.
“At the international press conference, held during our Technology Days in mid-March, I was already saying that, while we here at Arburg have certainly built on many occasions, and a fair amount at that – we have never before engaged in quite as much construction work, nor progressed with it quite as vigorously, as we have over the last five years”, stated Managing Partner Michael Hehl, who is responsible for premises development.
Furthermore, now that the decision has been taken to invest a Euro figure in the double-digit millions, Arburg could be said to be raising the bar even higher. Indeed, Arburg’s leading building contractor would simply be stating things accurately with that verbal image.
Since the global economy has been performing consistently well over the last few years, and given that the ability to deliver machines to customers on schedule and in the desired quantities is now more important to corporate success than ever before, construction of the next factory building on the Oberndorfer Strasse is about to be tackled, and ‘Hall 23’ will be the outcome. “We wish to sell even more of our machines as global demand for them rises, and we are seeking to manufacture them even more quickly”, stated Michael Hehl. Fortunately, when building Hall 21 around the turn of the millennium, Arburg had already taken the wise precaution of tackling a raft of important preliminary work for new infrastructure. As a consequence, it is now possible to proceed fairly rapidly with a construction project of this magnitude, and to aim for an ambitious completion date in 2020.