Blog - Maillefer

Coilers and reelers

November 27, 2019

Maillefer has a coiler or reeler model for your specific pipe & tube application. While they compose a familiar item in our typical extrusion line portfolio, they are also quite popular as individual components for upgrades of existing lines. Every model is fully automated, dual position, stand-alone, user-friendly and built with safety in mind.

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Bring Your Child to Work Day

November 26, 2019

National Bring Your Child to Work Day at Maillefer 

It is good for children to see where the adults are working and to get a sense of what working really is. Many children do not necessarily know or cannot explain what their parents do for a living. That's why we invited children to come and see how their parents spend their days.

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Sustainability - A Must

November 20, 2019

Sustainable solutions are not an option anymore, but rather a must. As climate reports repeatedly sound the warning bell, the priority to develop and apply sustainable technology solutions becomes more central in all business models. Today, technology plays a big role in sustainable development in all regards, whether they be social, environmental, or economical. Technologies enable several key aspects, including resource conservation, reuse and recycling, energy efficiency, minimal environmental impact and pollution reduction.

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The right extrusion head for the right application

November 13, 2019

Maillefer has a complete program of extrusion heads which fulfils the needs for pipe & tube manufacturing. Typically proposed in our line offerings, as well as for performance upgrades and component replacements. The TL and ELH longitudinal heads, and the VLCH and ECH crossheads form the four families that cover pipe & tube applications. They respond to a variety of design requirements like single layer or multi-layer, stripe or skin options, co-extrusion or tandem processes, countless adhesives, polymers and elastomers, and special connections and tooling configurations.

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Chinaust welcomes our 100th automotive tube line

November 7, 2019

The 100th multi-layer PAL line is going to Chinaust and in particular to their facilities in Changchun in northeast China. Factory Acceptance Tests took place during the last days of June 2019 in the presence of a four person delegation led by Li Hongjie, General Manager of Changchun Chinaust. Not only was it the occasion to mark a successful acceptance by the customer, but also to highlight the delivery of the 100th multi-layer automotive tube extrusion line. Indeed, representatives from both companies began plans for celebrating Chinese style once the line ready for production.

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Sweet Notes with the After-K-Blues

October 29, 2019

After eight energetic days in Düsseldorf, with a line-up of meetings, in-depth discussions, numerous visitors, plus the eventful evenings in town, it is understandable that Maillefer staff are singing the After-K-Blues. Ernst Geider, Sales Director of Pipe & Tube, says, "We really enjoyed hosting the stand at K 2019 together with team members from Davis-Standard. The number of visitors and quality of exchange was just fantastic."

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Crossheads That Fulfil All your Options

October 24, 2019

Maillefer has a complete program of crossheads which fulfils the variety of needs in wire & cable manufacturing. Often included in our line configurations, they are also in demand for performance upgrades and component replacements. The THX and ECH models form the two large families of extrusion heads that respond to a variety of applications.

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K Show in  Düsseldorf

October 17, 2019

Working as a team Maillefer and Davis-Standard experts welcome you  all to K2019.  Come and visit us in Hall 16 booth A43.

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Cable Check Enhances QC and HVAC & HVDC Cable Failure Analysis

October 9, 2019

Maillefer has recently acquired a Cable Checker unit for our new R&D lab. The unit is essentially a microscope connected to a hot oil bath for high resolution analysis of all parts of the cable. This equipment is particularly suited for inspection of extruded XLPE (cross-linkable polyethylene) insulated Medium, High and/or Extra-High Voltage cable samples. Both trouble shooting and quality control inspection are done with very high accuracy.

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Access to Innovation at Its Source

September 25, 2019

What entrepreneur can afford to ignore input for fresh ideas and innovation? Universities, technical institutes, young start-ups, professional associations, industrial partners as well as suppliers and customers all participate in making ideas germinate. Reserving efforts to reach out when caught up in daily operations takes willpower and vision. The results will help define where we want to be for our customers.

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