Lindner moves into new 14,000 square-metre office and production facility
Lindner has completed the move into the new offices and the 14,000 square-metre production area in July of 2022. The demand for Lindner's products made it necessary to expand the plant and the team. The motto "make the most of waste" in the new location has not changed.
Recycling has been experiencing a strong upswing for many years. A growing awareness of energy costs and the scarcity of resources and raw materials have increasingly highlighted the importance of the circular economy. In 2019, due to the higher demand for efficient recycling solutions, the decision was made to build a new Lindner factory.
Even at the initial planning stage, it was clear that the new office building and production facility had to be comprehensively and sustainably built in line with future requirements. In terms of production, the focus was on the further expansion of automation and robotics, the associated quality assurance, process optimization in assembly, and extending the company's own manufacturing capabilities.
"The crisis has further reassured us that this is the right path. The disrupted supply chains have also shown how important it is for us to manufacture as many components as possible in our own production. Only by investing in our own manufacturing capabilities, robotics, automation and flow production, we can ensure the quality of our products and reliable delivery times in the future," says Manuel Lindner, CEO and owner.
"We want our new headquarters to be perfectly equipped for future requirements and be well-positioned to maintain high-quality standards and meet the increasing demand for our machines. The production area in the new plant has doubled, which means that we are ideally equipped to cope with the increasing capacities" says Michael Lackner, managing director at Lindner. "But it is just as important to us that we offer our employees a modern workplace. By using automation and robotics, we can make work more comfortable. Heavy physical work, such as mounting machines, is no longer necessary. Instead, the task is focused on the proper operation of the robots. We are also significantly expanding our team, which means that we are currently taking on 100 new employees."
The new production area is not the only highlight; the three-storey office complex also impresses with its modern construction and facilities. A great deal of importance was attached to the use of environmentally friendly building materials and sustainability when building the new home of recycling. That's why a photovoltaic system supplies the entire company with clean electricity from renewable sources. In keeping with the idea of an energy self-sufficient site, heating and cooling are also provided by groundwater and heat pumps. Laminated timber from the region, a renewable raw material, was used in the construction of the hall itself. And in the design of the employee car park, it was important to seal as little ground as possible, which is why special recycled plastic turf bricks made by a Lindner customer were used for the paving.
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