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New CEO and market strategy for Bürkle North America

Robert Bürkle GmbH has announced a strategic realignment of its subsidiary Bürkle North America Inc (BNA), including the sale of its Schmoll machinery trading business and the appointment of Andy Turner as its new CEO. These steps are part of a comprehensive initiative to strengthen BNA for long-term growth and expand its presence in the North American market. The realignment includes an intensified focus on the sale of Bürkle's own machines and systems as well as the expansion of the service offering. The goal is to better meet the needs of the market and further expand Bürkle's position as a leading supplier of surface and lamination technology.
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Bürkle Introduces Their New Strategy

Robert Bürkle GmbH has restructured itself in August 2023 and divided into four independent divisions in order to react more efficiently to customer requirements. In the future, the new divisions will be managed by Marco Schaible (PCB), Kai P. Treuner (PV, Glass & Plastic Cards), Matthias Picker (Surface/Woodworking) and on an interim basis by Dr. Arno Rogalla (Automation, Insulation, Doors, Parquet).

Robert Bürkle GmbH at LIGNA 23

At the upcoming LIGNA, BÜRKLE will be underlining its high level of engineering expertise and the associated future-oriented machine and system solutions. New promising digitalization solutions and innovative solutions from the portfolio will be in focus. Another highlight will be the field of spray coating.
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BÜRKLE opens extension in Debrecen

The Management is convinced that Bürkle will strengthen and expand its market position with the expansion of the Debrecen plant. It is important for the Groups and the Hungarian management teams that the Debrecen plant implements the high Bürkle quality standards of a German top machine and plant manufacturer in its daily work.

Large-scale plastic card project for Korea

At the end of last year, Robert Bürkle GmbH successfully completed another major project in the plastic card business area. Three new SMARTLAM CHK were delivered for plastic card production on the Korean market. The lines will bring the production, which has existed for more than twenty years, up to the latest state of the art in press technology.

The BÜRKLE Glass Expert Talk

In cooperation with the german magazine Glaswelt, over 70 viewers were able to experience autoclave-free glass lamination live in November 2021. Learn now on demand in our expert talk how to laminate safety or other flat glass without autoclaves. Our experts Robert Gaiser, Daniel Klaus and Manuel Höß explain BÜRKLE's IFL technology and clarify the most important questions about flatbed laminating.

Putting European energy sovereignty into practice

“I am extremely proud that we can all be part of this great fresh start today. Here and now we are witnessing the beginning of a new era in the solar industry,” said Gunter Erfurt, CEO of Meyer Burger Technology AG in May of this year on the occasion of the grand opening of solar module production in Freiberg, Saxony. The plant is Europe's largest and most modern production facility for solar modules.

BÜRKLE Spray Coating Summit

The BÜRKLE Spray Coating Summit offers you a deep insight into spray coating technology and two highlight projects from this year. For this, our experts will discuss the advantages and innovations of BÜRKLE spray coating machines and lines in a panel discussion and Q&A session. Experience how your market competitors produce on BÜRKLE and what sets our technologies apart from the market.
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XXL press for the caravan industry

Despite the pandemic, the caravanning industry recorded the best half-year in its history. In the first 6 months, a total of 15.4% more motorhomes and caravans were registered than in the first half of 2020. Motorhomes even increased by 23% compared to the same period last year. The industry's order books are full, delivery times long. The Freudenstadt-based system manufacturer Robert Bürkle GmbH is benefiting from this. Caravan floors, roofs and side walls are produced with a large throughfeed press from Bürkle.

LIGNA.IN - Robert Bürkle GmbH will be there

Robert Bürkle GmbH participates in LIGNA.IN, the digital platform of LIGNA. In September, BÜRKLE will present its complete technology portfolio to the market. Participation in the new format is the first major digital event for the system supplier.

Window manufacturer Viwinco relies on BÜRKLE technology

BÜRKLE will deliver another glass laminating line in 2021 and support Viwinco Windows in the strategic expansion of its market position. With this, the long-standing window and door manu-facturer is focusing on a new approach to laminating flat glass and safety glass.

Photovoltaic patent confirmed by court

The Intermediate People's Court confirms the BÜRKLE patent concerning multi-level, multi-daylight laminators. The judgment, which is not yet final, prohibits the Chinese machine builder Qinhuangdao Visual Automation Co., Ltd. from manufacturing and selling such laminators.

easy-LAM IFL successfully tested

With the easy-LAM IFL, BÜRKLE developed a completely new way to laminate flat glass. Thanks to the successful inital type tested in cooperation with the Center for Construction Materials of the Technical University in Darmstadt, the autoclave-free laminating line officially maintains the highest quality standards for laminating laminated and laminated safety glass.
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Thames Technology increases card lamination capabilities

BÜRKLE is pleased to announce the successfull installation of two additional market-leading lamination systems to increase Thames Technology production capacity and ensure they can meet increasing customer demands.

Quality in all aspects

Theurl Austrian Premium Timber is convinced that wood is the building material of the future. With its entry into the BSP sector, the traditional company is now taking another successful step to proactively shape this future. In doing so, the family-owned company relies on experienced, reliable partners who support the high quality standards, such as the press manufacturer BÜRKLE.

Digital twin increases efficiency and profitability

Together with Siemens AG and the Campus Schwarzwald, a centre for research and technology transfer, the Freudenstadt-based mechanical engineering and systems company Robert Bürkle GmbH is part of a collaborative network. Between them, the partners contribute specific know-how with the aim of advancing the digital transformation.
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As part of an asset deal, Robert Bürkle GmbH (Freudenstadt) acquired the technical and sales-oriented expertise as well as market and service capacities from the insolvent SMB-DAVID finishing lines GmbH (Geretsried) in October.

Celebrating 100 years of Robert Bürkle GmbH

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Bürkle adds to management board

The management of Robert Bürkle GmbH is strengthened by Dipl.-Kfm. Jürgen Müller and Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Olaf Hartwig. As CFO, Jürgen Müller is responsible for the commercial area and finances. As COO, Olaf Hartwig manages production and materials management.

Extremely flexible door production

Industrial production lines for doors now meet new and very diverse product specifications. Bürkle develops a comprehensive, modularly designed line portfolio for the production of doors in its subsidiary in Rietberg-Mastholte, Westphalia.

Universal process cell for medium-sized companies

Robots are also increasingly finding their way into medium-sized companies. Robert Bürkle GmbH offers a highly universally applicable autonomous manufacturing cell especially for its customers from the trade.
 Glass laminator | IFL laminating line for laminated glass from BÜRKLE

BÜRKLE and PGT Innovations conclude partnership

PGT Innovations from Venice, Florida will integrate the IFL Glass Lamination System into their production in 2020. The inline laminating system for laminated glass recently developed by BÜRKLE offers a novel process consisting of thermal oil heated flat presses under vacuum.

BÜRKLE cooperates with EFI for the commercialization of EFI Cubik inkjet decoration solutions

Bürkle will present the mineral printing ink EFI Cubik S700 and the new Cubik S1800 UV-LED single UV-LED printers for wood decoration at the LIGNA.
LAMV laminating line and press line for PCB from BÜRKLE

Constant volume flow in circuit board production

To ensure that the volume flow remains constant, a newly developed flow control valve controls the flow rate. Hydraulic experts are patting themselves on the back for the design of this textbook solution. With good reason?

LIGNA 2019 - "BÜRKLE Technology-Arena" with comprehensive competence

10 competence centers form the "Bürkle Technology Arena" at the LIGNA 2019 (hall 17, booth F19). Bürkle will present its comprehensive portfolio of services and solutions on a considerably extended booth area.

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