ZIMM expands its network in Northern Italy

ZIMM expands its network in Northern Italy

Lombardy is one of the leading business locations in Italy. More than half of the 200 largest companies in the country are based in and around Milan, the capital of this Northern Italian region. In 2019, Lombardy’s gross domestic product (GDP) was around EUR 380 billion, making it the second strongest economic centre in Europe.  …

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ZIMM heartily congratulates its employees

ZIMM heartily congratulates its employees

235 years of experience and company affiliation were honoured at the end of last year with tributes, certificates and the necessary safety distance due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated legal requirements by Gunther Zimmermann and Akan Celik.  Thus, among others, Eckhart Wörndle and Martin Gfall were honoured for 30 years of service, Akan …

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Consolidating synergies at ZIMM

Consolidating synergies at ZIMM

“The whole is greater than the sum of the parts” – Aristoteles. This philosophy inspired the decision to hold a three-part sales meeting at ZIMM Germany GmbH in Ohorn, involving staff from the screw jack production and industrial and special gearbox sectors of the company. The event was intended to provide staff from the two …

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The Vorarlberg Economic Chamber visits ZIMM

The Vorarlberg Economic Chamber visits ZIMM

On Thursday 30 July, we welcomed Hans Peter Metzler, President of the Vorarlberg Economic Chamber (WKV) and Ms Katharina Gartmann from the Austrian Economic Chamber (WKO) in Feldkirch to ZIMM. The visitors were treated to an in-depth tour of the production facility together with a look at ZIMM’s system modules and their many different possible …

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ZIMM Group GmbH takes over Schäfer Group

ZIMM Group GmbH takes over Schäfer Group

The Vorarlberg family company ZIMM Group GmbH takes over the German industry gear specialists C.H. Schäfer GmbH and Getriebe Schäfer GmbH together with the production site in Ankara. The plant in Ohorn near Dresden is conserved, the order and earnings situation should be improved through new management, strategy and restructuring. There are signals of growth …

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Replacing Hydraulic Lifting Systems with Electro-Mechanical Screw Jacks

Replacing Hydraulic Lifting Systems with Electro-Mechanical Screw Jacks

There is a widespread push to replace hydraulic systems with electro-mechanical screw jack systems and for a number of good reasons. The trend has already been under way in Europe for some years and now it is moving to North America. Engineers are being tasked to “design out” hydraulic systems and “design in” screw jack …

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Diversity from the cell

Diversity from the cell

At the ZIMM screw jack manufacturer, KUKA robots automate a flexible production of 30 different workpiece types – from the blank to the finished component. The Austrian company ZIMM produces premium quality screw jacks – and upgrades also its own production environment. The company has recently commissioned a fully automated, modular production cell – implemented …

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ZIMM invests in the future

ZIMM invests in the future

The groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a new multifunctional building with a total area of 3,100 m2, within sight of the company headquarters, took place on Tuesday, June 2nd. The new combined operating and office property for manufacturing companies consists of two buildings with a total of ca. 1,400 m2 of office space and …

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