Häfner & Krullmann GmbH, Kunststoff-Verarbeitungswerk

Hafner in brief

The company is the market leader in Europe in the development and manufacture of spools. Since producing its first spool in 1952 Hafner has had a major impact on the development of plastic spools. For this purpose the company, founded in 1933, possesses a highly specialised mould-making facility.

Hafner supplies around 1,400 spool variants having diameters ranging from 40 to 1,000 mm for the most varied fields of application. Different materials such as PS, ABS, PE, PP and PA are processed to make these spools. Spool-related products on offer include spools, drums, cops, flanges, tape reels, winding elements, conical spools, bi-conical spools, fine wire spools, disposable and reusable spools, dividable spools and shipping containers.

The production of environmental conservation products having capacities of 0.5 to 240 l together with engineering parts completes the range.

For special applications Hafner has a medical clean room meeting the requirements of Class 8 (ISO 14644) / D (cGMP).

Production is based on 54 injection moulding machines operating in three shifts. The available locking forces range up to a maximum of 20,000 kN and shot weights range up to a maximum of 17,000 g. Processing capacity is about 50 t/day. Production and development are certificated in accordance with ISO 9001 and 14001.

In 2011 the owner-led company with 150 employees achieved sales of around € 20 million.

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