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MV Werften orders Pemamek automated production systems

Written by Nick Blenkey
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MV Werften Wismar shipyard

SEPTEMBER 26, 2017 — Genting Hongkong’s German shipbuilding subsidiary, MV Werften, has signed a major contract with Loimaa, Finland, headquartered Pemamek for the supply of extensive automated manufacturing solutions for its Rostock and Wismar shipyards.

Permamek will supply both yards with large-scale automated production lines. The deal follows a contract for a PEMA laser-hybrid welding line, signed in 2016.

In addition to design and delivery of the automated production equipment to the shipyards, the new contract also covers provision of site training and production assistance during the start-up phase.

“Earlier experiences of our collaboration with Pemamek have convinced us to continue further investments,” says René Fiege, Director Planning and Investments at MV Werften. “The technological expertise and flexible solution offering have been key factors in our decision making,, acknowledges the strong and open dialog between the two companies.”

The production lines are based on highly-efficient PEMA technology. The deliveries include block production and outfitting line with state-of-the-art transportation equipment to the block sections, welding service portals gantries, and also load-out units. For each of the profile processing halls, Pemamek will provide complete machinery and handling equipment as well as milling, shot blasting and robotized cutting.

T-beam manufacturing lines for both Rostock and Wismar shipyards include modern technology to produce T-beams in large volume without additional need for straightening.

“We are proud to be selected as the production automation supplier for MV Werften’s Rostock and Wismar shipyards,” says Jaakko Heikonen, CEO of Pemamek Ltd. “This is significant for us, not only because it further deepens our partnership with MV Werften, but it also takes both companies closer to common goals of becoming world leaders in own respective industries.

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