Alblasserdam, Netherlands, December 2018 – Robotic welding integrator Valk Welding is looking to strengthen further its position on the German market with the set up of a complete German sales and service organization.
Valk Welding has been operating on the German market from the Netherlands since 2010. The growing market in Germany requires a stronger local presence and therefore they decided for the start of a local branch. In recent years, the robotic welding integrator and automation supplier has installed various systems in Germany to leading companies working in the trailer construction, machine construction, steel construction, and general subcontracting .
Valk Welding, which has his own branches in several European countries, obtained a distinctive position in the robotic welding automation market with flexible automation solutions for the production of small series. “In close collaboration with the Japanese robot manufacturer Panasonic Welding Systems, we have developed user-friendly software for this purpose, which allows the offline programming of robotic welding systems. We have developed our own plug-in modules that enable customers to achieve a high welding quality and very high operating frequency with our welding robots,” explains CEO Remco H. Valk.
“In order to expand further our position in the German market we want to set up our own sales and service organization with German- native advisors, technicians and office staff, for which Jörg Gerlitzki will be appointed as country manager on January 1st, 2019. Jörg Gerlitzki is a mechanical engineer who has years of experience working with in engineering, welding technology, and automation, and has extensive knowledge of the German market. Our goal is to grow to between 15 and 20 employees within the next 10 years, and to set up a branch with training facilities and technical support in the next year ” continues Remco H. Valk.
With the expansion of its own sales and service organization Valk Welding Deutschland GmbH aims to be a competent partner and to improve further more the service to its German customers and, with its expertise and innovative solutions in the field of robotics, automation, and welding technology, provide an answer to the growing demand for high-quality automation systems.
About Valk Welding
Valk Welding has its main office in the Netherlands, with branches in Czech Republic, Denmark and France the, from which neighboring countries are serviced. From January 2019 this will include an active GmbH in Germany. The almost 60-year old company employs approximately 150 people and expects to realize a revenue of over 60 million this year with the sale of its systems and welding consumables.