Heiner Wemhöner, President of the Company. Photo Datalignum
Heiner Wemhöner, President of the Company. Photo Datalignum
Presidents & Managing Directors

05 July 2018


If you produce panels, furniture, kitchen-doors with membrane presses or laminate-flooring, you have to go at Wemhöner’s Open House, where you will learn about the latest technology innovations.

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For more information & to announce your presence, contact Mrs Kerstin Fasse, Assistant CEO:
WEMHÖNER Surface Technologies GmbH & Co.KG
Planckstrasse 7 D-32052 HERFORD / Germany
Ph. Direct +49 5221 770210
Ph. Switchboard +49 5221 7702
E-mail: kerstin.fasse@wemhoener.de

16 September 2011
After considerable reduction in turnover in the very difficult years of 2009 and 2010 for the machine building industry, Wemhőner Surface Technologies has returned to former growth rates in the year 2011. While the turnover in 2010 had decreased to 43 Mio €, a turnover of approx. 65 Mio € (= plus 51%) is expected for the year 2011.
The plant manufacturer, specialist in machinery and installations for the surfacing of wood panels and market leader worldwide in this segment of the market, started into the new with an order volume of 55 Mio € and has currently and order volume of 74 Mio. € which secures the employment up to the year 2012. The number of employees could be kept constant on the level of 240 employees.
Wemhőner (Changzhou) Machinery manufacturing Co. Ltd in China is developing positively. Here the turnover and number of employees from the year 2010 to 2011 increased considerably. The turnover of 56 Mio. RMB (= 6,1 Mio €) in 2010 increases to an expected turnover of more than 90 Mio RMB (=9,7 Mio €) in the year 2011. The number of employees of more than 70 in the year 2010 will increase to approx. 100 to the end of the year 2011. For that reason Wemhőner China is currently in the process of increasing the production and administration capacities to fulfil the requirement of the market.
In Herford, the time has been intensively used to invest into new technologies. Priority was given to the “digital printer working” in single-pass procedure. It will be exhibited on this years’ Ligna. Wemhőner as also able to offer to its customers all possibilities of surfacing of wood based panels in the form of presses, lacquering lines, as well as direct and digital printing lines in single and multi-pass procedure.
Beyond that a machine for the manufacturing of solar modules for the photovoltaic industry is currently being installed in the Wemhőner Technology Center and was presented to the general public for the first during the 26. European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition from 5th to 9th September in Hamburg. Just in a time of increasing concentration to renewable energies, Wemhőner expects further possibilities of growth for the future in this field.