Altdorf, Switzerland – As customer demand increases for innovative, sustainable O-Ring solutions, Datwyler is expanding its production capabilities with new molding machines installed at its sites in China and Mexico. Capable of producing thousands of O-Rings every hour, the new machines will use the latest injection molding technology to produce top quality elastomer components for applications such as battery thermal management, power electronics, transmission, sensors, plus electric braking and driveline systems. Further potential solutions for customers from different industries are also being evaluated.
The new machines in Silao, Mexico and Ningguo, China will join Schattdorf (Switzerland), Daegu (Korea), Ontario (USA), Vandalia (USA) and Viadanica (Italy), widening Datwyler’s manufacturing and development network around the world.
Alongside increasing its production capabilities, Datwyler is also developing new coating solutions for O-Rings, examining how they can increase not only the efficiency of the production process, but the application itself. Datwyler understands that the market for O-Rings has a huge amount of potential, from mobility and the energy sector to sanitary and air-conditioning technology. Driven by new solutions to satisfy customer needs in the various industries, new applications for O-rings will also emerge. Datwyler is always looking at ways to further expand its knowledge and production capabilities all over the world.
This global network will enhance the Datwyler support to its customers in China and North America looking for local suppliers for increased supply chain security and sustainability.