Nowadays modern trucks are almost exclusively equipped with automatic transmissions. While on one hand more compact, lighter and more powerful gearboxes are required, on the other hand durability should be ensured even in extreme areas of application.
With around 100 employees, Stadler Stahlguss belongs to the Swiss group Stadler Rail, one of the leading suppliers of rail vehicles in Europe. The foundry, based in Biel, generates annual sales of between CHF 24 and 28 million.
Thielco Steel Solutions Group is investing in four new rubber belt tumble blast machines for Geomet® corrosion protection of small steel parts
Lifters for emptying waste containers and waste compactors are among the most highly stressed components on refuse collection vehicles. Continuous mechanical handling of bins and containers mean that paint finishes must be highly durable to provide long-term weather protection for these assemblies.