On March 7, 2019, the branch office KSL, Lorsch/Germany of the supplier of sewing technology Pfaff Industriesysteme und Maschinen GmbH Kaiserslautern/Germany, laid the foundation of a new 8,000 m²-facility in Bensheim/Germany. This production creates the basis for the further expansion of the high-tech system solutions for the automated processing of technical textiles, leather and composites sold under the KSL-brand as well as the increase of jobs from currently 100 to 160 highly-qualified employees.
Following the scheduled completion in late 2019, the latest CNC-sewing systems, 3D-sewing robots, multi-needle systems and fully automated production lines that are increasingly demanded by the customers in the automation context are to be developed, manufactured and marketed in the new location. The investment in the new building totals € 10 million.
Pfaff Industriesysteme und Maschinen GmbH is a 100 % subsidiary of Dürkopp Adler AG (DA Group), Bielefeld/Germany, who is the developer of the project. The DA Group in turn is part of the ShangGong Group Co., Ltd., Shanghai/China, with 3,500 employees in 22 locations worldwide.