Germany | In October 2012 the company Schwevers & Raab Stahl-Hochbau GmbH moved into a new production facility in the German Kalkar. The earlier investments: a Voortman V550 punching and shearing system and V3100 stock system, moved along. A new V630 drilling system, VB1050 sawing system as well as a V320C plate processing system and VSB1500 shot blaster are installed in the 4.000 m2 workshop to create a highly automated production line.
The Netherlands | Jos Reijns from the Dutch steel construction company Jac Reijns Staalconstructie in Alphen, The Netherlands invested in a V613T/ VB750 drilling,- layout marking- and sawing system from Voortman. In the first place for fully automatic processing of steel beams, but with the introduction of layout marking he expects to take advantage of great time savings. “Now we have the time to explore this new method, so we are fully equipped for the future”.
U.S.A | Steel & Pipe Corporation is located in Sanford, North Carolina and was established in 1961 as both a Structural Steel Fabricator and Steel Service Center serving North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia fabricating jobs from one ton to twelve hundred tons. In mid 2010 Mr. Brian L. McRae, President was confronted with the decision to replace the beam punch line that had become unreliable. In September 2010, after almost twenty years of service and several cylinder rebuilds, the decision was made not to invest anymore time or money in the old machine.
U.S.A. | In 2009 United Structural Works embarked on their expansion, building a new facility on a green field site in Congers, Rockland County, New York. United Structural Works now prides its self on being a state of the art facility with a 60,000 square feet fabrication plant and 10,000 square feet offices.
Germany | Until recently, steel wholesaler and service provider ThyssenKrupp Schulte GmbH of Düsseldorf (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) still had its steel plates blasted by outside companies at its branch in Siegen. But the company has recently invested in a VSB2500 shot blasting system from Voortman and can now deliver more quickly, effectively and efficiently than ever before. Mr. Egon Bender, branch director at ThyssenKrupp Schulte is satisfied with the investment: "This has been a long-standing wish at our facility!