New Certification

New Certification

KB Components continue the journey in operational excellence. In the past week we certified our 5th production site to IATF16949:2016. KBC Plastunion Anderstorp Sweden, is proud to offer their customers an operation, that fulfill the high requirements in the automotive segment.

KB Components acquire DKI Plast

KB Components acquire DKI Plast

DKI Plast is a Danish supplier of injection moulded and extruded components to customers within the lighting-, furniture- and industrial-sector. The company has a turnover of 18 MEUR and run since 2013 all operations in Zilina in the north part of Slovakia. Through the acquisition, the KB Group expands both its customer portfolio and its Global Footprint. ”Global presence is a necessity for many...

Industry 4.0 – KB Components is raising customer value with investments in smarter production

Industry 4.0 – KB Components is raising customer value with investments in smarter production

KB Components have always been in the forefront of new technology and is now fine-tuning its investments in automatization and digitization, raising customer value through improved manufacturing efficiency, process stability and quality.   The unit in Orkelljunga, Sweden, have since many years linked all machines to an electronic control system. This enables communication between all...

Increased capacity in Mexico

Increased capacity in Mexico

In March 2018 KB Components Lunketec opened its new production facilities which increases the production capacity in Mexico by 100%. The new hall consists of 4000 m2 production surface and will allow the installation of additional 15 – 20 injection molding machines. To improve the logistical flow, the premises are equipped with a modern material handling system and telfers with a lifting...

KB Components take part in the China Lightweight Vehicle Summit

China’s automobile industry development is faced with enormous pressure on energy and environmental protection. In order to satisfy the increasing needs for automobile consumption during energy and emission reduction, the lightweight vehicle is becoming extremely urgent in the China’s automobile industry development. The 5th  China Lightweight Vehicle Summit takes place in Shanghai the...

KB Components certified acc to IATF16949

KB Components Örkelljunga, Kaunas, Wuxi  and Puebla are now certified to the new IATF16949 automotive quality standard, certificates can be downloaded. Anderstorp will follow.  

KB Components Orkelljunga ramps up its production

Due to the launch of the new Volvo XC60 where KB Components supply a substantial part of the interior package and the ramp up of the new Scania trucks, KB Components Orkelljunga is ramping up its production and introduces weekend shifts in order to meet the demand from our customers. The expansion of the premises in 2015/2016, with installation of three machines in the range of 2300 – 2700t, is...

KB Components launch a sixth Business Area

KB Components offer specialist competence regarding development and industrialisation of polymer products for demanding customers within the automotive-, industrial-, medical- and furniture-business. Now we are launching a sixth business area based on plating on plastics where we, from our top-of-the line chrome plating unit in Lithuania, offer chrome plated products for various applications....

KB Components Lunketec in Mexico expands its operations

Our operation in Mexico is growing fast due to new nominations for Volkswagen and Audi. To meet the demand from our customers we are expanding our premises and investing in a number of new injection moulding machines in the range from 350 to 1100t. At the same time we are increasing the automation level to increase our competitiveness.

Development Engineer inom Automotive till KB Components i Örkelljunga

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KB Örkelljungas site expansion

The 28th of August we inaugurated KB Örkelljungas site expansion. Our expanded production area is approximately 4000m2 and we have already installed a 2300T Injection moulding machine, that will supply several larger orders for different customers. A second machine of 2700T has already been ordered and will be installed early in 2016.

New large order to KB Components

KB Components has been awarded in fierce competition a large order from the automotive industry. The company will produce advanced interior parts in their largest production site located in Örkelljunga. The order is an important business award which will secure production at the site many years ahead. The production will partly take place in the recently...

KB Components acquires Lunketec in El Puebla, Mexico

KB Components has recently acquired Lunketec, an injection molding company located in El Puebla, about 150 km south of Mexico City, Mexico Lunketec had previously German owners and a strong connection to the German automotive industry. It was established in April 2009 and has since grown into a company with over 100 employees and an annual turnover of about 60 million SEK. The company has a very...