Numerous new investments and increased employees:
The bulk material specialist Knoblinger, based in Ried, appears to be fit for the future with a good order situation
Ried im Innkreis. Be part of the future – this was the title under which the Knoblinger company, based in Ried im Innkreis, recently invited people to give insights into the future of the company. Knoblinger is not only a well-known plant manufacturer for bulk material technology, but also the European market leader for industrial wood pelletization. The export quota within the EU is currently around 80%. “We still see a lot of potential for ourselves in the European market and will therefore continue to bring our entrepreneurial energy into this market,” says Managing Director Jürgen Zuser.
The recent past was characterized by strong corporate growth. Investments were and are being made not only in the production site – sustainably – but also in the employees, which is reflected in a significant increase.
“All of this is only possible with satisfied customers, good – tailor-made – solutions and services and, of course, our employees,” says the management, who is very satisfied with the current staff expansion and the latest new additions. The company believes that a key reason for choosing Knoblinger is that both young talents and established employees are currently offered good development and further training opportunities. “We are currently undergoing an exciting development in which the organization is being reorganized and aligned even more closely with the needs of our customers,” explains Zuser. “Our focus in the near future will continue to be on the digitalization of workflows, automation where automation makes sense, and of course product and service development.”
Fit for the future through diversification
Diversification in customer applications also plays a major role: “We are already active in the steel industry, among other things,” explains Managing Director Alfred Knoblinger, explaining that the company does not want to rest in its “wood comfort zone”, but also in order to have a good one In order to create a company balance sheet and further establish the Knoblinger brand, the future wants to (again) devote more attention to other applications and areas of bulk solids technology.