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Investment: AutoEye Truss System including digital vision system, 27 metric ton press, 35 nail plate magazine system (extended), nail plate aligner mechanism and stacker.

Start of business: 1992

Time for investment: 2019

Country: Germany

Reference: Owner Family Potts

Holzbau Potts is a family owned company. 1992, Rudolf Potts founded the carpentry and timber construction GmbH together with his sons Norbert and Andreas. Always striving to perform high-quality work in accordance with the craftsmanship, on time and not losing sight of the technical innovations, they are constantly expanding their scope of production and group of employees. Since 1999, Norbert Potts (structural engineer) and Andreas Potts (master carpenter) have been running Holzbau Potts Produktions GmbH. As a modern joinery center they produce various roof and wood constructions and deliver them throughout Germany.

What was the basis for the investment?


"Randeks´ AutoEye Truss system is a modern and economical production line for companies who produce great amounts of nail plate binders. Due to innovative automation the capacity of the system is huge. For these reasons, in our opinion, the system is trend-setting for economical and profitable production of nail plate trusses"

WHAT ARE THE MAIN BENEFITS OF THE SYSTEM?


"The main advantages are the fully automatic positioning and pressing of the nail plates with high accuracy. This makes it possible to produce a large numbers of building components in constant and high quality"

HOW WOULD YOU COMPARE THIS SYSTEM WITH TRADITIONAL SYSTEMS?


"In direct comparison the system not only creates advantages in terms of productivity, but also for colleagues who work with the system. The manual work of the nail plate positioning is now done automatically which makes work easier and also excludes human errors in nail plate positioning"

ANYHING MORE YOU WOULD LIKE TO ADD?


"As a company we look forward putting AutoEye into operation. Since four generations we constantly invest in new ideas and technology to keep the family business growing. We are convinced that with the Randek AutoEye Truss System we have taken the correct step ahead"