COMPOSITES EUROPE 2011 – exhibitor profiles

Dieffenbacher GmbH & Co. KG

Dieffenbacher is one of the globally leading manufacturers of hydraulic press systems and lines for SMC, GMT, RTM and LFT technology. Its range of products and services includes both process technology for manufacturing fibre reinforced composite components, including reworking and direct technologies, as well as complete system solutions with automation. More than 135 years experience and over 1000 presses and pressing systems sold for the automotive and the plastics forming industries underline the company's position in the market.  


KraussMaffei combines its know-how from injection molding, reaction processing and extrusion to develop new processes and machinery. As a single source partner for fibre composites technology, KraussMaffei supplies systems and services for all stages of the process chain. This includes engineering, concept, feasibility studies, design, prototyping, post-mould assembly, configuring machines and systems, service and support.  

RUCKS Maschinenbau GmbH

RUCKS Maschinenbau GmbH has more than 167 years experience in the manufacturing of hydraulic presses.


  • design and manufacturing of complex production lines including handling equipment
  • design and manufacturing of high-precision laboratory presses
  • press forces from 0.01 kN - 40.000 kN
  • heat plate dimensions from 200 x 200 mm to 4.000 mm x 2.000 mm
  • automation solutions

All presses are tailored to customer needs, are economical and energy efficient.

Additional services:

  • engineering projects
  • preparation of specification sheets
  • modernisation of used presses
  • maintenance of presses
  • renting of presses

COMPOSITES EUROPE 2011 takes place in Stuttgart, Germany, on 27-29 September.