PLAST

At a glance - The specialist for thermoforming of plastics

AL-KO Plast is the specialist for functional, design-oriented components and process-optimised part carriers made of plastic. We strengthen the market position of our customers – many of whom are already market leaders – with innovative solutions and high-quality products. 

Cooperation and benefits

Cooperation and benefits

  • Safety and dependability from the AL-KO Kober Group
  • We happily implement our customers' ideas
  • We recognise market requirements and take action in advance with innovative solutions
  • Synergy effects in the AL-KO Group through the vehicle technology, damping technology and industrial components divisions

 

 

 

AL-KO machine park and technology

Machine park and technology

  • Eleven thermoforming machines from 1000 x 700 to 3000 x 1500 mm, all machine sizes available in duplicate
  • Twin-sheet thermoforming machine 2600 x 1400 mm
  • Two roller machines with compressed-air forming for sheets from 0.25 to 3.0 mm
  • Eight ultramodern CNC milling systems and milling robots up to 3000 x 1500 mm
  • CNC 5-axis machining centre
  • R&D expertise thanks to cutting-edge equipment production and rapid prototyping

 

 

 

Order management and logistics

Order management and logistics

  • Efficient execution of all relevant processes, from order acceptance through to delivery
  • Customers' logistical requirements are met to their complete satisfaction
  • The AL-KO control principle (SAP-based) enables exact throughput times and dependable adherence to schedule
  • Optimal logistics as a prerequisite for a win-win situation for customers and AL-KO

 

 

 

Tests and certificates

Testing

  • QM System to ISO 9001:2000
  • The following tests can be performed in-houseMaximum tensile elongation, measurement of e-modulus, ESD testing of the raw materials employed, colour testing
  • Cooperation with certified testing institutes: SKZ Würzburg, VDZ Dortmund

 

 

 

Post-processing and assembly by AL-KO:

Post-processing and assembly

  • Assembly of system components
  • 2-component bonding
  • Ultrasound welding
  • Painting of high-grade surfaces
  • Specific joining techniques
  • Milling of free-form surfaces
  • Screen printing
  • Polishing

 

 

 

Special solutions

Special solutions

  • KLTs + inserts
  • EWPS wheel pallets