The world first one-piece piston steel-can

27.01.2015 - Inventor seeks manufacturer


Great interest was aroused at the first worldwide presentation of the  one-piece steel piston-can that Zima Systems GmbH and mall//herlan presented at the “Innovationsmesse” on Friday, January 23, 2015,  under the auspices of the Steinbeis-Stiftung and IHK Stuttgart.


Lean management and quick transfer-technology  -  the process of innovation which accelerates and therefore, instigates and effects positive movement and further development in this production-area  -  was the targeted goal of PsP “Products seeks manufacturer”, aimed at seeking and finding the appropriate manufacturers.  The exhibitors consisted of established companies, universities, research facilities and inventors.


In his welcoming speech, the deputy Minister-President and Minister of Treasury and Economics in Baden Württemberg, Dr. Nils Schmidt MdL, stressed the importance of establishing new innovations for existing corporations as well as for our country.


Dr. Wilhelm Peters from Steinbeis Transferzentrum explained the advantages of the one-piece piston steel-can to Claus Paal MdL and Speaker for Industry and Trade in the CDU Party and Prof. Dr. Michael Auer, Chairman of the Board, Steinbeis-Foundation, and Dr. Bertram Kandziora, President, IHK Stuttgart.

Mall + Herlan: Upgrades, modernization and extensions

03.04.2013 - Technically well engineered innovations facilitate your processes and are an important tool to save competitive advantages. Benefit with upgrades from further development of our technologies and solutions. So there is the possibility of the modification of your old press CP 85/75/65/55/35 from hydraulic to new pneumatic compact drive.

Upgrade to pneumatic compact drive

The unit which is ready to be installed consists of a single-stage high performance planetary gear, a high-speed flywheel for power accumulation as well as a pneumatically actuated clutch/brake combination.

Technical advantages compared to the hydraulically controlled clutch-brake unit:

  • Compact prefinished unit, ready for installation
  • High effectiveness
  • Extremely low mass moment which effects in:
    short break times, higher safety, reduced wear and lower energy costs
  • Easy pneumatic installation, less liable to breakdown
  • High durability, great wear reserve as the friction lining is much thicker
  • Fast and easy wear control
  • Easy to service - low service costs
  • Eco-friendly! Low noise level

More information for the upgrade of your press you can find here.

We will be happy to answer your questions about this upgrade or about any other product via email
or phone +49 721 946 01 11.


Competitive advantages of upgrades:

We continuously develop our products, reduce changeover time, make our machines and lines more efficient, more flexible, user and eco-friendly.

Your benefits:

  • More competitive advantages
  • Higher productivity and flexibility
  • Better system integration
  • Secured system availability
  • Extended life cycle

More information concerning upgrades you will find here .

Direct line - The Mall Herlan Customer Service becomes more effective

09.01.2013 - Any technical questions? You intend to optimize your production? In that case you should talk to us, your equipment manufacturer. This is now rather easy with the new Customer Service from Mall Herlan.

Competence in Service

Your technical equipment is only as good as the service, which guarantees the quality of the equipment over the years and maximises productivity. For Mall Herlan, Customer Service is not just a fact, but the clear focus of Ulrike Koch, Head of Customer Service and her team.

Ulrike Koch is the partner of choice for all customers, looking for special technical solutions, with interest in service contracts or service offers, wanting to achieve improvements or needing technical assistance. Either the growing team of Ulrike Koch is able to help right away or she will coordinate and charge the most competent specialist from Mall Herlan or from our international establishments of the Wifag-Polytype Group with this matter.

Many topics – one contact, that is easy!

To make our Customer Service work, we have set up the possibility for our customers to get in touch directly with our Customer Service over our Service Hotline +49 721 9460111 (Mo-Fr 7 a.m. -17 p.m. CET) for all issues concerning presses, printing units, washers and all other technical equipment.

The Mall Herlan Customer Service starts early, before the first problems arise. Our Customer Service Team takes care of you and your equipment directly after your decision for one of our products and from there on for all common Service questions during the complete lifecycle of your equipment or machine.

Our Customer Service offers you:

  • Installation and start up
  • Spares and supplies
  • Remote Service and Support
  • Upgrades and toolings
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Applikations Service
  • Monitoring, Training und Processoptimization
  • Pilot Plants

It is a platitude: Service is as good as it reacts to the customer. To make sure we act and react according to your wishes, we kindly ask for your feedback. From now on, you will get a short questionnaire after each dedication of one of our technicans. Please help us to understand your needs better und get better continuously.