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On 31st March 2013, a planned change of boards was carried out at the ZPF Group and its companies. Holger Groß, who took over leadership of the company group 3 years ago as interim manager, handed over all his duties to the 44 year-old Thomas Martensmeier, who previously built up […]

Handover at ZPF



StrikoWestofen: Auctus acquires majority of company shares StrikoWestofen, the globally active manufacturer of melting and dosing systems, has a new owner: it has been announced that the Munich-based “Auctus Capital Partners AG” has acquired the majority share in the StrikoWestofen Group. Up to now, the majority share in the group […]

New owner for StrikoWestofen


A Best for Production project was kicked off by metalcasting company Friedrich Wilhelms-Hütte Eisenguss GmbH (FWH) with its production management software partner in May 2011. Dr. Caren Möhrke, Marketing Services Düsseldorf The ongoing debate about energy prices and the challenges associated with Germany’s turnaround in energy policy have prompted industry, […]

Successfully Managing Energy Consumption at a Large Foundry