New stretch hood installation for building materials manufacturer Lücking

August Lücking GmbH & Co. KG with its headquarters in Paderborn is one of the leading producers of building materials in Germany. In order to pack backing bricks efficiently, the company is replacing its ageing shrink hood system with the Beumer stretch hood M. This multi-format packaging system can automatically change up to three different film formats as required. The building materials manufacturer therefore saves a considerable amount of time and also achieves much better load safety.

August Lücking GmbH manufactures 200 000 m3 common bricks, 300 000 m2 precast floor slabs and 50 000 m2 prefabricated walls every year. The portfolio also includes flights of stairs, balconies and prefabricated parts for special applications. The brickworks was developed in 1899 from an agricultural operation in Paderborn. Today, the company employs 140 staff at its Warburg-Bonenburg plant. “Up to now, we have used a machine which covered the palletized stacks with a shrink hood in order to pack our bricks”, explains ­Hubertus Becker, Plant Manager of the brickworks Lücking. The bricks are...

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