German and Polish wire technology firms join forces

German company EJP Wire Technology, based in Schwerte, and Italmec from Katowice, Poland, have signed a cooperation agreement for the production of wire processing equipment.

The two firms intend to supply the wire processing industry with complete plants to produce carbonaceous wires. With the drawing lines from Italmec and the cleaning systems from EJP Wire Technology, they can offer complete production lines for the entire process chain from wire rod to finished coil. Among other things, they are closing a gap that was created this year by the insolvencies of well-known German manufacturers of wire rod machines, Kallanish understands.

Founded in 2006 by Daniele Costantin in Katowice, Italmec is focused on the production of straight-line drawing machines in all common sizes. The product portfolio also includes process technology and machines to produce welding wires of all kinds.

EJP Wire Technology specialises in equipment for mechanical cleaning of wire surfaces. It is a spin-off of EJP Maschinen GmbH that was formed only this year, initially under the name EJP WITEC. Its parent will complement the partners’ portfolio with blasting systems and butt-welding machines.