A newly-built logistics center and improvements to technical and testing facilities enables Retech AG, Meisterschwanden/Switzerland, a leader in technology and components for the heat treatment of man-made fibers, to enhance its continuous product development and innovation activities
Construction work on the new logistics center at the company’s headquarters started at the end of February 2020, shortly before the corona virus pandemic outbreak. The building was officially opened in mid-July, allowing optimization of production workflows, assembly and quality assurance, with streamlining of both goods-inward and shipping procedures.
The expansion also took in a complete renewal of the technical center and test laboratory, extending the capability for long-term trials of new developments in area of heated godets, high-temperature applications, temperature regulation and temperature transmission systems.
Further investments for this product group have already been made in the winding department for the manufacture of induction heaters. Newest-available technologies are also now in place to ensure optimized and safe production in high-temperature applications.