Schwerte, Germany

Walter Hundhausen

Hyster has supplied Hundhausen with specialist equipment to withstand extreme temperatures for 30 years

Background

Walter Hundhausen is part of Georgsmarienhutte Holding. It has almost 650 employees and an annual turnover of over 120m Euros.

The factory produces high quality ductile cast iron elements for the automotive and commercial vehicle industries, serving clients such as BMW, MAN, Mercedes and SAF. High demand has resulted in the need for investments in new production technology including a new oven with a melting capacity of 35 tonnes per hour.

Hyster has supplied Hundhausen with specialist equipment to withstand extreme temperatures for over 30 years. Parts of the operation are described as the ‘Gates of Hell’, with shards of iron at a temperature of 1,500°C bombarding the trucks at speed

How did Hyster Help?

  1. Continued to provide a range of equipment suitable for the extreme conditions
  2. Standardised Hundhausen’s entire fleet to ease fleet management and maintenance
  3. Supplied equipment on a full-service contract and became the exclusive materials handling supplier to Hundhausen

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