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AGTOS is highly active and involved in a multitude of new and exciting topics. Visit our newsroom often to stay informed!

May 2018 AGTOS at the Metal China exhibition in Beijing

AGTOS at the Metal China exhibition in Beijing

For the first time AGTOS is present at the Metal China exhibition in Beijing from the 16th to 19th May 2018. At the booth of our representative TAA, the largest Chinese abrasive manufacturer, visitors will see a rubber belt tumble blast machine as well as a high-performance turbine TA 4.6 and a model of a steel mill.

May 2018 Der ROPA Tiger 6 erhält den „Red Dot“ Award

The ROPA Tiger 6 receives the "Red Dot" Award

The jury has decided: The ROPA Tiger 6 received the "Red Dot" Design Award 2018. The panel of experts only awards the internationally recognized seal of quality to products that impress with their innovation combined with a high design quality...

April 2018 Wagner-Symposium in Polen

For the first time AGTOS will attend the Wagner Symposium: Powder coating, wet painting, galvanizing 2018 in Rawa Mazowiecka, Poland

Together with SLF Oberflächentechnik GmbH, the colleagues of AGTOS Polska will be present at the event from 25th to 27th April 2018.

For the first time, the topic of galvanizing processes will be presented during the symposium in addition to powder coating and wet painting.

Wagner, one of the world's leading manufacturers of surface coating equipment and systems, has been organizing this event for over ten years.

March 2018 Continuous overhead rail shot blast machine

Guideline for the identification of non-compliant shot blasting machines

A shot blasting machine marketed for the first time in the European Economic Area must comply with the legislation and with all applicable safety and environmental requirements. As with other products, the manufacturer of a blasting machine with the CE mark confirms that the product complies with the relevant EU directives, the compliance is mandatory.

January 2018 Handtmann kauft Strahlanlage bei AGTOS

Handtmann purchases shot blasting machine from AGTOS

At the EUROGUSS exhibition, which took place from 16th to 18th January in Nuremberg, it became official. Handtmann Leichtmetallgießerei Annaberg GmbH ordered a wire mesh conveyor shot blast machine from AGTOS.

November 2017 OCEAN BLASTER erstmalig auf einer Messe in Chicago

For the first time OCEAN BLASTER on display at an exhibition in Chicago

At this year's FABTECH our partner OCEAN exhibited the OCEAN BLASTER for the first time. This special roller conveyor blast machine for profiles has convinced many customers in many countries worldwide. Accordingly, the interest of the visitors was very high.

October 2017 Office building at AGTOS - producer of shot blast machines

Headquarters in Emsdetten enlarged

Recently the employees of AGTOS moved into the new extension of the AGTOS office building in Emsdetten. After a construction period of one year, the extension makes a better arrangement for the technical and commercial departments of the company.

October 2017 Oberflächentechnik für Hersteller von technischen Federn

New AGTOS brochure

Technical springs are used in many shapes and sizes. Since they are heavily loaded, the surfaces have to meet the highest demands. AGTOS has already designed and built a large number of shot blasting machines for the sector of spring manufacturers. The new brochure presents solutions and gives suggestions. It is available in several languages.

September 2017 AGTOS Stahltechnik reinigt historische Turmuhr

AGTOS Blasting Technology cleans historic tower clock

The old church clock in the village of Laer in the Münster region became its own house. In 1891 the clock was built in Recklinghausen and first replaced in 1994. The workgroup of the home team placed the clock into stock and now, with the aid of many helpers, allowed the new commissioning of the mechanics. Previously, the parts were carefully cleaned using blasting technology.

August 2017 Ausbildung beim Strahlanlagen-Hersteller

„Just the right way for me“

Studying and completing an apprenticeship at the same time? This sounds very stressful for many people. “It is purely a question of organization”, says Marius Lembeck. He is about to graduate from his dual Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Applied Sciences in Münster and can look back on eight fully-packed semesters.

May 2017 AGTOS on the trade fair Hannover Messe 2017

AGTOS at the Hannover Messe

Together with 8 other companies, AGTOS was exhibiting on the joint stand of the VDMA in hall 6. Many customers, mostly international, were searching for information about new developments in the blasting technology.

Special attention was given to the exhibited drum shot blast machine. Additionally, a jury selected this machine to be a highlight of the fair and marked it with a banner.

April 2017 Wire mesh conveyor shot blast machine in USA

Wire mesh belt shot blast machine in USA

Recently, a wire mesh belt shot blast plant has been successfully installed for the automotive supply industry in the USA and handed over to the costumer. Mario Hintzen and Julian Klemm from the AGTOS team are pleased about the good team work with the costumer.  

March 2017 Große Strahlanlage in der Türkei

Large shot blast plant in Turkey

A large shot blast plant is currently being installed in a foundry in Turkey again. We are talking about a continuous overhead rail shot blast machine with 4 turbines each with 30 kW drive power. It can treat work pieces and work piece hangers up to a width of 1,70 m and a height of 2 m. We are very happy about the good installation progress in this German-Turkish project!

March 2017 AGTOS Ricochet-Strahler

AGTOS Ricochet blaster

Interested plant managers and operators recently visited our facility in Emsdetten. On this occasion they were informed about the advantages of pre-blasting casted work pieces with the AGTOS Ricochet blaster.

Sales engineer Andreas Sterthaus (2. f.l.) presented the concept and was able to convince our guests with some blasting trials. This machine is one of several AGTOS shot blast machines which are available for testing purposes.

February 2017 New blast machines in demonstration centre

New machines in demonstration centre

Excitement caused by technology. From now on, we can present brand new models of our demonstration machines to our visitors. After the installation of a rubber belt tumble shot blast machine of type MG 0090, the newest hanger-type shot blast machine of type HT 11-13 is now also ready for testing...

October 2016 Auf der Messe EUROBLECH, 25.-29. Oktober 2016 in Hannover, traf das AGTOS-Messeteam viele internationale Besucher.

AGTOS at Euroblech 2016

During the fair Euroblech in Hannover from 25 to 29 October 2016, our fair team met many international visitors.

June 2016 AGTOS Sales Days

AGTOS Sales Days

During the AGTOS Sales Days, the Sales Department informed our domestic and foreign sales partners about new developments in our company and the blasting technology.

March 2016 Training successfully completed

Training successfully completed

Recently, two apprentices from AGTOS received their official final certificates. Antonius Heitmann, CEO, was very glad to hand out the certificates to these staff members and warmly congratulated them on passing their exams.

December 2015 AGTOS congratulates ROPA on winning the Green Award

AGTOS congratulates ROPA on winning the Green Award

On 25 and 26 November 2015, professional experts and decision-makers from the industrial painting technology met for the congress “besser lackieren.” in Bad Neuheim in order to discuss about novelties in the areas of innovation, performance, efficiency, ecology and social activities which are closely linked with the painting process and to exchange personal experiences.

November 2015 Training concerning noise protection

Training concerning noise protection

Noise is an important topic for many users of blast machines. That is why AGTOS places special emphasis on professional advice during the project phase.

October 2015 AGTOS took part in forum for agricultural and construction machinery called ”DFO Land- und Baumaschinen Forum“

AGTOS took part in forum for agricultural and construction machinery called ”DFO Land- und Baumaschinen Forum“

The first forum for agricultural and construction machinery called “DFO Land- und Baumschinen Forum” took place in Melle near Osnabrueck on 29/30 September 2015.

September 2015

Surface treatment in agricultural technology (ROPA)

We are very glad that our customer ROPA has made a movie about the pretreatment and coating of constructions for their products.

August 2015 New partner in India

New partner in India

Recently, the WESMAN Group www.wesman.com in Kolkata, India and AGTOS agreed to cooperate.

July 2015 Art contest

Art contest

On the occasion of the Children’s Day, an art contest has recently been organised in our plant in Konin.

June 2015

Successful trade fair GIFA in Düsseldorf

Many visitors have watched the assembly demonstrations of our high performance turbines at the AGTOS booth. They were surprised about how simple and quick this service operation can be carried out.