Last week, the Trelleborg Sealing Solutions facility in Kalmar, Sweden, inaugurated a new production line that will increase brake shim capacity at the facility significantly. The line includes triple stations of adhesive lamination and a vision system with marking robots to ensure flexibility in manufacturing and enhanced quality control, providing an even better service to its customers.
Stefan Lundström, President of Trelleborg Damping Solutions, says, “increasing our capacity at the Kalmar facility will enable us to fulfill our commitment to delivering continued growth and meeting growing market demands. This investment is a significant step in making sure we can satisfy customers’ future requirements with the next evolution in brake shim materials.”
The inauguration at the facility in Kalmar, Sweden, was attended by local officials along with employees, suppliers and senior management from Trelleborg. The formal opening of the new production line was performed by Peter Nilsson, President & CEO Trelleborg Group, Peter Hahn, Business Area President Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, Stefan Lundström, President for damping solutions within Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, Ulf Johansson, Facility Manager, Johan Persson, Municipal Commissioner for the city of Kalmar and Giorgio Gabella, Managing Director, Gabella Macchine spa.