Change of Ownership

Zorge Europe B.V. has taken over HOFFMANN as a result of the strategic partnership established in 2016. Now the sole owner respectively shareholder is Mr. Dino Zorge. Beginning in the smallest cellar rooms in Kirchheim, today the family business has developed into a modern, globally active, medium-sized production company. The constant success and permanent growth […]

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Change in the management board

Dr. Andreas Hoffmann retired at the end of the year 2020 after more than 30 years as managing director of HOFFMANN GmbH. The company’s long-standing operations manager, Andreas Neumann, will manage the company as follower together with the previous managing director, Jochen Kugler. Dr. Hoffmann joined the company founded by his parents in 1961 on […]

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New KEYENCE 3D scanner VR-5200

When it comes to “precision”, we at HOFFMANN are now taking an even closer look. At the beginning of October 2020, the new 3D scanner VR-5200 from Keyence was put into operation in our QS department. The 3D stripe light projection with three telecentric lenses and the CMOS camera contactless delivers measurement settings with the […]

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What are strained rubber compounds?

The word “strained” means “sieving” or “filtering”. In connection with rubber compounds, strained is used when, after the actual mixing process, in a further step in an extruder the compounds are pressed through a very fine-meshed sieve. In many cases, mesh widths of less than 0.5 mm are used. Impurities are retained in the sieve […]

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Electromobility: New rubber-PTFE composite part

After the start of series production, HOFFMANN now delivers more than half a million rubber-PTFE composite parts to a well-known German automobile manufacturer. The innovative membrane-elastomer composite part guarantees efficient pressure balancing in lithium-ion batteries of electric vehicles and also serves as protection against bursting. The semi-permeable sintered PTFE film used prevents moisture from penetrating […]

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