Efficient pipe production in Malaysia
GF Piping Systems invests in KraussMaffei Berstorff systems

GF Piping Systems, one of the leading providers of pipe systems worldwide, is expanding its production capacity in Asia and has entrusted KraussMaffei Berstorff with the task of delivering the appropriate equipment. At the Taman Perindustrian Air Hitam, Klang location (near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), two pipe extrusion systems were recently brought into operation.

Text Annemarie Pabst  Photos KraussMaffei Berstorff

QuickSwitch Technologie für wirtschaftliche und flexible Produktion

With this system, Georg Fischer (GF) will produce HDPE pipes using the QuickSwitch process for the 160 – 250 mm diameter range and will generate an enormous potential for savings due to the high performance capacity and productivity. Small order batches and the elimination of set-up times provide maximum flexibility and thus, a real competitive advantage.

"Ein Beweis dafür, dass auch asiatische Verarbeiter auf die wirtschaftlichen Aspekte unseres Inline-Dimensionswechsel-Systems Wert legen."
Andreas Kessler, Vertriebsleiter am Standort München

QuickSwitch biete viele Vorteile für den Rohrproduzenten 

  • Kleine Auftragslose
  • Minimale Umrüstzeiten
  • Maximale Flexibilität
  • Hoher Wettbewerbsvorteil 

Three-layer system for SILENTA 3A Produktion

The latest investment includes another system that produces three-layer sewer pipes made of Polypropylene. This piping system is sold under the brand name SILENTA 3A. With its noise insulating properties it is primarily used as domestic drainage pipes in multi-story buildings.

Georg Fischer Malaysia has been continuously evolving since it was founded in 1996. As a leading provider, the standalone subsidiary sells premium quality pipe systems for various applications, such as building.