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Kurtz Ersa takes over Schiller Automation

Automation business unit to be further expanded

Kurtz Ersa and Schiller Automation GmbH & Co. KG will appear together on the market for automation solutions in the future. Schiller Automation Managing Director Stefan Schiller informed the workforce on 23.11.2021 about the 100% takeover by the Kurtz Ersa Group. Schiller Automation is a leading niche supplier for automation solutions in the automotive and electronics industry.


Kurtz Ersa is thus continuing its strategy of providing sustainable production solutions for its customers with its three business units “Electronics Production Equipment”, “Moulding Machines” and “Automation”. “Thanks to Schiller Automation´s excellent market position, existing know-how and many years of industrial experience, we are thus significantly developing our ‘Automation’ business unit,” said Kurtz Ersa CEO Rainer Kurtz.

 

Headquarters of the owner-managed family company Schiller Automation is Sonnenbühl in the North of the industrial region Neckar-Alb
Headquarters of the owner-managed family company Schiller Automation is Sonnenbühl in the North of the industrial region Neckar-Alb

Schiller Automation was founded in 1978 and is today one of the leading suppliers of integrated automation, process and system solutions. The company focuses on assembly lines for the automotive industry and medical technology. Schiller Automation is particularly strong in the holistic approach to a wide variety of tasks – from the initial product idea to series production readiness. The focus is on engineering, manufacturing and assembly as well as commissioning of automation solutions – complemented by after-sales and customer support services. The headquarters of the owner-managed family company with currently 160 employees is Sonnenbühl in the Neckar-Alb industrial region.

 

New development opportunities

„“By becoming part of the Kurtz Ersa Group with its worldwide sales and service network and a long-term growth strategy, completely new growth opportunities and development possibilities are opening up for Schiller Automation in the Kurtz Ersa business segment ‘Automation’ – while at the same time providing security for the employees´ jobs and the Sonnenbühl site,” said Stefan Schiller.

Kurtz Ersa Automation is the central point of contact for automation competence in the Kurtz Ersa Group, which stands for holistic turnkey solutions, robust modular construction in the series business and innovative system integration. Dr. Michael Wenzel, Head of Kurtz Ersa Automation, added: “With the acquisition of automation expert Schiller Automation, we are further expanding our portfolio of automation solutions and will continue to offer our customers the highest level of functionality, quality and on-time delivery.”

 

Here´s to good cooperation: Stefan Schiller, Managing Director of Schiller Automation (right), and Dr. Michael Wenzel, Managing Director of Kurtz Ersa Automation
Here´s to good cooperation: Stefan Schiller, Managing Director of Schiller Automation (right), and Dr. Michael Wenzel, Managing Director of Kurtz Ersa Automation
 
 

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