Wienerberger plant in Torun´ doubles productivity following second building stage

In 1998, Keller HCW in Ibbenbüren-Laggenbeck supplied all machinery and installations for the facing brick plant at the site of Torun´ in Poland, which was then operated by Boral. The plant was then taken over by Wienerberger Ziegelindustrie AG from the intermediate operating company Hanson Bricks. Keller HCW was awarded the contract to implement the second building stage for a capacity increase of the factory with the objective of doubling the plant productivity from 30 mill. to approximately 60 mill. facing bricks/year.

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For Keller HCW, the scope of deliveries and services for this project covered engineering, manufacturing, erection and commissioning of shaping, setting, handling and packing installations as well as the building of a second tunnel dryer and a second tunnel kiln.

A really big challenge was the integration of the new plant into the existing plant. The existing plant already had a wet storage, a tunnel dryer, a holding room, and a tunnel kiln and was now extended with a separate tunnel dryer and a tunnel kiln. The existing tunnel kiln and tunnel dryer were lengthened by approx. 30 m....

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