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Last year, we installed a solar panel system our company roof to obtain 15-20% of our yearly energy needs from solar energy.
Why use ultrasonic welding? What were the decisive factors for choosing ultrasonics? Customer statements
Last year, we installed a solar panel system our company roof to obtain 15-20% of our yearly energy needs from solar energy.
Almost 1500 visitors were part of the official inauguration of the new Herrmann Ultraschall Campus last Novembers. Revisit special moments in our video footage.
Four new ultrasound laboratories, a lean-optimized production and multifunctional working environments in administration on a total area of 18,400 m² - 22 million euros have been invested by Herrmann Ultraschalltechnik GmbH & Co. KG in the expansion of the headquarters in Karlsbad-Ittersbach. By 2021, 180 new jobs are to be created.
"Fate has dealt us a good hand and we want to give something back" say Walter and Ingeborg Herrmann.
Ultrasonic welding works best with qualified consultation and individual customer support.
Producing pharma sachets for demanding products at fast cycle rates
Herrmann contributes the welding expertise
WIN! Project 2018 successfully started: 5 bee hotels built
Walter Herrmann (83) was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award 2018 of the Sparkassenverband Baden-Württemberg on May 16, nominated by the Sparkasse Pforzheim-Calw, paying tribute to an entrepreneur with a pioneering spirit and ingenuity who, in 1961, took the plunge into self-employment with the idea of a reliable ultrasonic generator.
Two fully electric Renault ZOE cars are available from May 2018 on as "pool cars" for our workforce. That way, employees can try electro mobility - on a daily or monthly basis.
How can one systematically anchor sustainability in companies and encourage them to think about the following question: "Is my product produced in a way that it considers the needs of people, materials and our planet?" That's what the WIN Charta wants to achieve, a voluntary commitment to sustainability for small and medium-sized enterprises, initiated by the state of Baden-Württemberg.
Carsten O'Beirne joined the executive management team of Herrmann Ultraschall as Chief Operating Officer (COO) in January.
If Polyethylene (PE) is the material and part dimensions are large, the demands on the joining technology grow. In this case the medical container also had to be Ieak-proof and satisfy requirements for validated and traceable welding processes.
This year's Christmas donation from Herrmann Ultraschall over € 10,000 will help to secure the continued employment of volunteer coordinator Sabine Meglio at the Round Table Asylum Karlsbad.
In Eggelsberg, Austria, millions of 12.5 mm wide I / O modules are coming off the assembly line: the requirements for material properties, dimensional accuracy, joining and labeling technology are high.
Are you welding metals ultrasonically? Not happy with your weld quality or operational life time of your weld tools/sonotrodes? Looking for a more powerful generator?
Fakuma 2017: From the injection-molding machine straight to ultrasonic welding – a space-saving modular robot solution combines several production steps in one flow.
New addition to the mobility and health management program of Herrmann Ultraschall: the company bike.
Herrmann Ultraschall has developed an assembly line to deliver all ultrasonic laminating and sealing steps for a new and patented abdominal swab “texart” by Portugese medical producer Bastos Viegas.
At this year’s running competition for companies with over 6.600 participants Herrmann Ultraschall once again contributed with a large team of 74 runners.
In particular when embossing valuable materials like vegan leather or foamed textiles, like car seat upholstery, the optimum feel of the material is often impaired or reduced.
Ideal fit for the invisible electrical cabinet in coffee capsule finishing machines of packaging specialist Schubert, Crailsheim, Germany.
First successful industrial applications in the automotive sector:
Because entrepreneurial couple Ingeborg and Walter Herrmann see Pforzheim as starting point for their private and business success, they were happy to finally seal the deal and officially sign the sponsoring agreement - on the occasion of the 8. Sponsoring Lunch Event on February 8th, 2017 at the premises of Herrmann Ultraschall in Karlsbad.
An additional 7.600 qm will be built bringing up the total floor space to 17.100 qm.
We are proud of Francois Brouet and his final Ph.D. grade and his final excellent doctoral thesis: "Theoretical and experimental analysis of parasitic modal interactions in ultrasonic oscillators"
This year’s Christmas donation goes to the children’s charity “Familienherberge Lebensweg” near Stuttgart, a care center for severely ill children and their families. Social responsibility has always been important to all members of the Herrmann family.
For an ongoing ZIM project Herrmann Ultraschall donated components worth 20,000 € to Karlsruhe University.
Founder Walter Herrmann is especially pleased with his company’s sponsorship of the “Goldstadt 250” jubilee. It is the city of Pforzheim where his professional success is rooted and where his bride Ingeborg grew up.
We look back at a very successful K trade show in Dusseldorf. Our media partner Plas.TV has interviewed Thomas Herrmann and produced a short video with our ultrasonic industry 4.0 highlights for you:
Experience that Digitalization and Industrie 4.0 are more than “buzz words”.
Minimize the use of fossil fuels – that’s the goal of Herrmann Ultraschall’s management for the proposed building extension planned for 2017/18.
How to be successful in Japan? Markus Haas, Sales Director Asia at Herrmann Ultraschall, lectured at the recent breakfast talk “Asa no Kai” of the German Japanese business association (DJW = Deutsch-Japanischer Wirtschaftskreis).
On July 19 Herrmann Ultraschall hosted the latest wvib-business talk with Klaus Heuberger. A great occasion for an update on the refugee work by the „Round Table Asylum Karlsbad“, represented by Michael Nowotny. Last November the wvib had donated a sizeable sum for this great cause.
Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Bonten from the IKT Stuttgart (Institut für Kunststofftechnik at the University of Stuttgart) and his colleague Dipl.-Ing. Benjamin Neubig visited Herrmann Ultraschall to talk about future trends in ultrasonic welding of thermoplastics.
Hermann Ultraschall as a German-Japanese success story: this is the focus of an article in the most recent magazine edition of JETRO SENSOR 2016/07 by JETRO (Japanese External Trade Organization).
4. German Mittelstand – Summit with conference and awards ceremony.
The ultrasonic generator is the heart of the welding machine and delivers the vibrations for the ultrasonic weld process.
More than 300 chosen industry guests from all over the world were present at GDM’s innovation week last month in Offanengo (Cremona).
Watch the new video now: Plas.TV’s Guido Marschall visits Herrmann Ultraschall and finds out what’s new for K fair 2016 in Dusseldorf and the hot topic of integrated industry.
Herrmann Ultraschall was one of ten companies from the plastics industry exclusively chosen by the VDMA (Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau, German Engineering Federation) for their video series “Kountdown 2016”.
How does ultrasonics for plastics work? Francesco Gobbo and Mauro Sgarbi welcomed a great number of participants for the first basic seminar at the newly opened Tech center in Modena.
Ultrasonic welding of plastic material – Sohei Fukai, General Manager at Herrmann Ultrasonics Japan welcomed 12 participants from key industries such as automotive or consumer for the first basics seminar held at the Japanese HQ of Herrmann Ultraschall near Tokyo.
Brazilians love people, soccer and now also ultrasonic welding for plastic. In 30 degree weather nearly 30 customers and leads crowded out the rooms at the Herrmann Tech-Center in Indaiatuba (near Sao Paulo).
Herrmann Ultrasonics Inc., Bartlett, IL, has worked with medical company Genicon, Winter Park, FL, to build one of the largest ultrasonic medical weld tools ever designed.
CEO Thomas Herrmann was happy to report a very positive company performance at the biannual info gathering for all employees. Likewise to the previous four years all sales goals will be met and the overall milestone of 50 million exceeded for the first time.
Herrmann Ultraschall was asked to name this year’s recipient of the wvib donation. The company chose an organization close by their German headquarters, the “Round Table Asylum and Refugee Tasks Karlsbad” – a joint effort by volunteers and the city of Karlsbad to provide critical relieve to refugees.
With a subsidiary in Japan, Herrmann Ultraschall increases the number of headquarters to four.
The specialist topic “Additive manufacturing and 3D printing” as well as the functions and application options of ultrasonic welding technology were at the focus at the conference of the technology committee of IHK Karlsruhe last Thursday.
Experience live ultrasonics – bring your packaging material samples and just try! Check out different tool geometries and ultrasonic frequencies!
Apply now: Herrmann Ultrasonics is proud to join the Illinois Consortium for Advanced Technical Training (ICATT).
Technology Day and Dinner Celebration to honor great success story of Herrmann Ultrasonics, USA! With a moving speech during the celebratory dinner on September 10, 2015, CEO and founder Thomas Herrmann remembered the early years with only two employees and how the idea to start an American subsidiary was triggered by German customers asking for a Herrmann presence and service on American soil.
If packaging producers specify ultrasonics as their sealing technology, the manufacturers of packaging machines are now able to integrate the appropriate technology faster and better thanks to the slim design and the standardized interfaces of the new top seal module TSM35 by Herrmann Ultraschall.
The Herrmann-map is filling up with red dots after two more successful openings in Malaysia and Brazil.
Design is how it works – design as a comprehensive term was the theme of the VDMA general meeting on 03.07.2015 in Königsstein-Falkenstein.
We are delighted to have once again received the "TOP JOB" award as excellent employer.
Was the motto of the Science Festival EFFEKTE which took place this year to mark the 300th anniversary of Karlsruhe.
Parallels between sports and industry:
At Chinaplas Thomas Herrmann and Volker Aust met Timo Boll, an exceptional athlete, who played Chinese rookie talents at a VDMA-event.
360° ULTRASONIC ENGINEERING was the motto of the Technology Days held on June 25th and 26th at the Karlsbad Headquarters of Herrmann Ultraschall.
Ultrasonic Bonding has been one of the hot topics at the recent OUTLOOK™ Plus in Brazil, where latest developments in nonwovens and the absorbent hygiene products markets have been reviewed.
After successfully launching the Azubimobil for the best apprentice, Herrmann Ultraschall also awards a company car to its best cooperative student, gasoline included.
Ultrasonic vibrations replace hot melt and heat calender applications: Manufacturers are often not aware of the fact that ultrasonic welding can join nonwoven materials, even materials of a different kind, and thus replace hot melt stations and heat calenders.
When it comes to Human Resources, Herrmann Ultraschall concentrates on strategic personnel development; “acknowledgement and appreciation of employees” is hereby a key focus. Half of all employees are with the company longer than 5 years; 30 percent have been employed more than 10 years and 14 percent are with Herrmann Ultraschall for more than 15 years.
No integration without communication.
As in the years before Herrmann Ultraschall will make a donation instead of giving Christmas gifts.
Service technician Jürgen Pfrommer has been awarded for 40 years of service at Herrmann Ultraschall. Walter Herrmann, founder and owner of Herrmann Ultraschall, congratulated together with the mayor of Karlsbad, Rudi Knodel.
Guests at the Wirtschaftsverband industrieller Unternehmen in Baden (wvib): Thomas Herrmann, Herrmann Ultraschalltechnik GmbH & Co. KG, Karlsbad; Dr. Robert Bauer, SICK AG, Waldkirch; Michael Ganter, Ganter Interior GmbH, Waldkirch; Peter Greiser, ATMOS Medizintechnik GmbH & Co. KG, Lenzkirch.
At the exhibition tour Prof. Schwan was informed about ultrasonic welding. CEO Thomas Herrmann and product manager Volker Aust from Herrmann Ultraschall explained ultrasonic welding in various industrial applications, like for the automotive, medical and consumer industries.
Herrmann Ultraschall displays the latest ultrasonic sealing solutions for bag, blister and pod packaging at PPMA exhibition in Birmingham, UK.
On August 5th, 2014 Herrmann Ultraschall welcomed VDMA representative Ina Vettkötter; she is responsible for the VDMA branch Plastics and Rubber Machinery communication and web content work.
Hosted by their Israeli representative Su-Pad, Herrmann Ultraschall presented a booked-out one-day conference in Tel Aviv on "Ultrasonic welding for plastics". 220 visitors listened to interesting performances.
Interpack 2014 has been a very successful trade show for Herrmann Ultraschall. Many were interested in finding out more about the ultrasonic sealing of packaging – also more and more resin- und film producers take notice in the potential of ultrasonic sealing.
Ultrasonics for absorbent Fluff Free Core construction without adhesives. In partnership with C4S, Herrmann Ultraschall has developed a new ultrasonic process for optimized particle fixation in an embedding layer for super absorbent structures – no fluff, no glue and no curly fibres needed any more.
As part of their global strategy to offer more local ultrasonic laboratory and engineering services, Herrmann Ultraschall has opened a new Tech-Center in Sweden at the building of Battenfeld Sverige AB in Halmstad.
The old calender for nonwovens and other web material so far provided speeds of up to 500 m/min. This was not sufficient anymore for the complete simulation of the production environment and for running feasibility tests, especially in the production of diapers.
With high hopes for the beverage consumer industry Xolution, a German think tank company, has introduced a new resealable opening mechanism for cans.
A complete Hyundai dashboard was produced in three steps at the Engel booth in hall 13 at K 2013.
Herrmann Ultraschall has decided to not give Christmas presents to customers for the 2013 Christmas season but rather support a charity with a donation.
At the “Energy Harvesting workshop” in July 2013 of the Center for Energy Harvesting Materials and Systems (CEHMS) in Hannover, Walter Herrmann was presented with the Inventor Award 2013.