Actuator company's water sector growth supported by new facility

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AUMA's new production facility at Ostfildern, Germany.

OSTFILDERN, Germany, Oct. 4, 2011 -- Construction of a new production building in Ostfildern, Germany for AUMA's modular electric actuators supplied to the water industry has been completed. In line with AUMA's manufacturing ethos of producing the majority of its actuator components at its own production facilities, the company has invested in the building which provides an additional 2,500 square metres of production area.

The new Ostfildern premises support growing global demand for AUMA's modular electric actuators aiding valve automation in water applications. Covering a total area of over 4,000 square metres, the building includes a shipping hall and social facility.

The plant is equipped with modern machining centres for component manufacture. Heat recovery systems meet latest standards for energy efficiency and a comfortable working environment is ensured with noise control measures / exhaust systems for machines.

AUMA's current investment in its buildings and production facilities also includes refurbishment work on its established plant at Ostfildern.

From AUMA's international workforce of over 2,000 employees, 112 members of staff work at Ostfildern. The company's headquarters location for production, marketing and administration functions is located in Muellheim.

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