06.07.2023 by Aileen Sammler

NETZSCH Analyzing and Testing Opens a New Production Site in China

It is common knowledge that the NETZSCH Group ‒ with a history of 150 years  is a world-renowned manufacturer of thermal analysis, rheology and fire testing instruments. The company has been committed to providing first-class devices to the international market. And NETZSCH goes on further settling itself for the future:

One of the strategic goals of NETZSCH Analyzing & Testing is to further expand their position in the Chinese market and establish additional production capacities, thus being able to deliver customers with high-class analysis instruments at short notice. We are therefore very proud to inform you that we have recently opened a new production site in China: NIS ‒ NETZSCH Instruments (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. in Taicang, Suzhou:

NETZSCH's Taicang plant, which covers an area of approximately 2,393 square meters, is engaged in the production of various types of analytical test equipment and is designed to meet the growing demand for high-quality analytical instruments in China and Asia.

Figures: Entrance to the industrial park building (left).The newly founded company, NETZSCH Instruments Suzhou (NIS), is located in an industrial park in Taicang along with other foreign and Chinese companies in a five-story building on the 3rd floor.

Bernd Hauenstein, General Manager of NETZSCH Instruments (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.: "We chose Taicang as production site because firstly, it is very close to Shanghai and convenient for transportation and secondly, it is strongly supported by the government. We believe the company has better development opportunities in Taicang."

About Bernd Hauenstein:

Bernd Hauenstein studied in Erlangen, Germany, and holds a degree in electrical engineering. He has been living in Shanghai, China, since 2005. Prior to joining NETZSCH, he established production facilities in China for two German industrial suppliers. Since January 2023, Bernd Hauenstein has been General Manager of NIS - NETZSCH Instruments (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. in Taicang, Suzhou. NETZSCH is pleased to have a manager with extensive experience in China on board.

Photo: Ingo-Ludwig Hammer, CFO Business Unit Analyzing &Testing and Managing Director of NETZSCH-Gerätebau GmbH, during his speech
Ingo-Ludwig Hammer and Bernd Hauenstein in front of the signature wall
Photo: Great Opening Ceremony on June 25, 2023

Quality, Education and Training First!

In recent months, employees from NETZSCH Analyzing & Testing in Selb, Germany, have continuously trained new employees on site in China to provide the best possible support for the training process - because "Quality First" has always taken centerstage at NETZSCH.

In addition to qualified employees and suppliers, an optimal process landscape is also an important quality component. Therefore, NIS relies on the proven standard processes that have been developed in Germany in recent years and are now being rolled out in the new plant. NETZSCH. Proven Excellence.

Picture: The Chinese team with Managing Director Bernd Hauenstein (fourth from the left), and the German team from Selb with CFO Ingo-Ludwig Hammer (fourth from the right), proudly present the first manufactured component.