- Guido Frohnhaus to take over as Managing Director Technology & Engineering at Arburg from January 2020
- Mechanical engineer with many years of experience in industrial automation
- Family-owned company with strong senior management team
Lossburg, 14/1/2020 -- At the start of the year, Guido Frohnhaus has taken over as Managing Director Technology & Engineering at Arburg GmbH + Co KG in Lossburg. The 50-year-old engineer's remit includes the Production, Research & Development, Materials Administration and Technical Administration departments.
Guido Frohnhaus brings the ideal qualities to his role as Managing Director Technology & Engineering at Arburg. For many years, he was employed at the Turck Group, one of the leading groups of companies in the industrial automation sector.
As a Managing Director at Werner Turck GmbH & Co. KG in Halver, Mr Frohnhaus was responsible for the Development and Production departments. Prior to this, he spent around five years as Vice President of Technology at the Turck national subsidiary in the USA as well as several years working in management roles at an automotive supplier.
Guido Frohnhaus is the new Managing Director Technology & Engineering at Arburg, Photo: ARBURG
Technology and management expertise
Guido Frohnhaus began his career by completing an apprenticeship as a toolmaker. He then went on to study mechanical engineering, specialising in manufacturing engineering, at the University of Wuppertal. While working in the USA, he also obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
The Arburg management team
Over the past few months, the Technology & Engineering management division has been led on an interim basis by Managing Partner Juliane Hehl. Arburg's senior management team is now once again complete and is made up of Managing Partners Michael Hehl (Plant Development and Spokesperson for the Management Team), Juliane Hehl (Marketing) and Renate Keinath (Human Resources Management), Senior Consulting Partner Eugen Hehl and Managing Directors Juergen Boll (Finance, Controlling, IT), Gerhard Boehm (Sales, Service) and Guido Frohnhaus (Technology & Engineering).
The German family-owned company Arburg is one of the world's leading manufacturers of plastic processing machines. The product portfolio encompasses Allrounder injection moulding machines with clamping forces of between 125 and 6,500 kN, the Freeformer for industrial additive manufacturing, plus robotic systems, customer and industry-specific turnkey solutions, and further peripheral equipment.
Arburg has its own organisations at 34 locations in 26 different countries and, together with its trading partners, is present in more than 100 countries. This creates an international sales and service network that allows the company to provide first-class customer support on the ground. Production takes place exclusively at the parent company in Lossburg, Germany. Of a total of roughly 3,200 employees, around 2,650 work in Germany. About 550 further employees work in Arburg's organisations around the world. Arburg has triple certification according to ISO 9001 (quality), ISO 14001 (environment) and ISO 50001 (energy).
Further information about Arburg can be found at
ARBURG GmbH + Co KG
Dr Bettina Keck
72286 Lossburg, Germany
Tel.: +49 (0) 7446 33-3463
Tel.: +49 (0) 7446 33-3259