Future outlook with a sustainable perspective on product development, tool construction and further automated production.
The Technology Workshop changes location to the Brandboxx Hannover (near Langenhagen). With approx. 100 exhibitors, 16 specialist presentations and approx. 550 participants, the Technology Workshop Hein has developed into an annual event with great popularity.
Introduction of HeiNo® standards for gates, ventilation and temperature control.
Market launch of the IsoForm® internally insulated tooling system.
Alexander Hein supports the management in the second generation as CEO.
Further development of a near-contour and cycle-dependent temperature control.
Member of Wissens- und Innovations-Netzwerk Polymertechnik (WIP).
Expansion of the service catalogue by the topics trouble shooting, sampling, fault analysis.
Establishment of a company-internal error database for the optimization of part quality.
Alexander Hein joins the company in second generation.
Expansion of the sectors FEM calculation and injection moulding simulation.
Increased focus on part optimization and plastic-specific product design.
Transfer to a GmbH and relocation to Neustadt am Rübenberge.
Expansion of the service catalogue to include product development and the construction of die-casting moulds and rubber and silicone moulds.
The first Technology Day still took place with 30 participants and 6 exhibitors. In the following years the Technology Day grew slowly but steadily.
Company founded in the Auetal valley by Rudolf Hein / concentration on the construction of injection moulding tools and thermoset tools.
„Closing sustainable circular flows. This is what active cooperation stands for. As a member of the Board of Management, Alexander Hein helps shaping our course.“
„We thank for the constructive and reliable cooperation.“
We feel very well advised by the construction office Hein GmbH in the field of “tool construction” and hope for a further successful cooperation.“
„We have been working successfully with KB-Hein for years and have implemented many joint projects. These include the Shrinkage Expert Method for the realistic prediction of shrinkage and warpage. KB-Hein always works goal-oriented and professional and we look forward to the realization of further projects in the future.”
„Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.“ [Henry Ford] / With our long-term cooperation we cover the entire process chain “from the idea to the finished product” in tool making and injection moulding. The know-how and network of the one, is the advantage of the other, and vice versa. The partnership focuses on customers who can trust our innovative solutions such as IsoForm® and HeiNo®.
„The cooperation with Konstruktionsbüro Hein works very well, we always have friendly and competent contact persons and look forward to further cooperation.“
“The Technology Workshop Hein in Hanover is an ideal platform for STM to expand our network in the fields of product development, mould making and production.”