About us

From a pioneer to a market leader in the UK

In 2010 the UK subsidiary KraussMaffei Group UK Ltd. celebrated its 40th anniversary. Since it was founded in 1970, KraussMaffei Group UK Ltd. has become one of the leading manufacturers of plastics processing machines in the UK and Ireland market place. We successfully support our customers - many of whom are long-standing - in all three technologies. 


In the early 1980's Netstal entered the UK market place with a subsidiary in Marlow.


Our history in brief:


Pre 1970 the Krauss Maffei injection moulding machines and polyurethane machines were supported by Mortimer Engineering, London, whilst the process technology division was based in Preston



Krauss Maffei (UK) Ltd founded in Preston, Lancashire Sales of plastics machinery (injection moulding and polyurethane), process technology (centrifuges, dryers and separators)


Relocated to Warrington, Cheshire


Extrusion division incorporated into UK operation


Re-located to purpose built facilities in Stone, Staffordshire


Re-branded from Netstal Sales & Service Ltd to Netstal Limited


Management buyout of Krauss Maffei process technology division


Stronger presence in the UK by merging Netstal UK and Krauss Maffei (UK) Ltd to KraussMaffei Group UK Ltd.

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About the KraussMaffei Group

The KraussMaffei Group is one of the leading manufacturers of plastic machines in the world and is the only company that offers three essential machine technologies for the plastics and rubber processing industry.