Robert Bürkle GmbH
One of the world's leading manufacturers of presses as well as painting, thermofolding and laminating machines for automated production of for example furniture, panels, doors, flooring, countertops, melamine and film-coated plates. The headquarters is situated in Freudenstadt/Schwarzwald.
Business in 2010
Wood products industry, PCB industry, Plastic card industry, Photovoltikindustrie, building industry, automotive industry
Richard Crow retires, Helfrief Weinzerl becomes new president and CEO
Renato Luck is the new principal
Approximately 700 employees worldwide, including about 490 in Germany
Export share of about 80%; offices in Europe, America and Asia
Approximately 19,000 square meters production area
A surface-pilot in Rietberg is opened.
New building is opened
Two new departments (wood and PCBs) are established
Establishing an office in Mastholte / Westfalen - WM Wild
Company Gebr. Schmid GmbH / Freudenstadt (manufacturer of edge sanding machines) was taken over and now leaded by Bürkle
Hydraulic veneer presses and belt sanders followed
Formation in the northern Schwarzwald, production of manually operated spindle presses