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Company News | Firmennachrichten

Hörl & Hartmann acquires 100 % shares in Ziegelwerk Klosterbeuren

With effect from 1 April, Hörl & Hartmann Ziegel-technik, the Dachau-based company, acquired all company shares in Ziegelwerk Klosterbeuren, a brick manufacturer in Markt Babenhausen. By taking this step, Hörl & Hartmann reports that it will become the largest family-run brick manufacturer in Southern Germany. With this new constellation of brick plants, a company has been formed with 200 employees, which markets around 300 mill. standard-size bricks per year. That corresponds to 440 000 t brick. “We are delighted to have found in Hörl & Hartmann the right partner for our succession plan”, explains...

Expanding core competence in the machinery and plant engineering sector

Lingl acquires SMB Maschinenbau GmbH

Hans Lingl Anlagenbau und Verfahrenstechnik GmbH & Co. KG (Lingl) acquired the know-how and the intangible assets of SMB Maschinenbau GmbH as part of...


Company Profiles | Werksbeschreibung

Röben Polska Sp. z o.o. i Wspólnicy Sp. K., Sroda Slaska, Poland

Röben Polska – always in action

For more than 20 years now, Röben’s facility in Poland has been operating almost without any interruption. With one facing brick and two roofing tile...



Dear Readers,

Yiannis Maliouris TBE Präsident

As the President of the Tiles and Bricks Europe (TBE), European association representing the interests of clay brick and roofing tile manufacturers, I am pleased to invite you to our 2017 Congress. The event will be held on 22nd – 23rd June in Nice, France. The French Federation of Roof Tiles & Bricks (FFTB) is kindly hosting this years’ Congress in parallel to their own national meeting. ...


International News


José Díaz, Managing Director of Procesadora de Arcilla, La Chorrera, Barrio Colón, Panama

Successful with new products in Panama

Procesadora de Arcilla (Procarsa), La Chorrera, Barrio Colón, is a leading manufacturer of clay bricks and roofing tiles in Panama. Along with four...


Personalia | Personalien

Willi Brühl was an institution at Petersen Service. He was loyal to the company and previously to H. Breitenbach GmbH over a period of 52 years. In...


Technical Paper | Fachbeitrag