The Wirtgen Group is still growing and exponentiating its portfolio of products and services for the customer. For the first time ever, the group will be presenting itself together with Benninghoven at the world's biggest trade fair for construction machinery. The second largest exhibitor at bauma, with an exhibition area of 11,712 m² (FS.1011), roughly 100 exhibits and a new corporate identity, the Wirtgen Group – with its motto "close to our customers" — will be showcasing innovative solutions in the Road and Mineral Technologies business sector.
Premium products for the complete process chain in road construction
Now that Wirtgen has joined forces with Vögele, Hamm, Kleemann and Benninghoven, the Wirtgen Group is the first and only company worldwide to cover the complete process chain in road construction with premium brands and its own technologies: from crushing and screening, through mixing, paving and compaction to milling and recycling.
Each of the five product brands specializes in its own field and focuses on the further development and enhancement of its own technologies. This generates immense innovative power. Trade visitors can experience this power first hand in the Wirtgen Group's exhibition area in Munich. In addition to presenting a cross-section of the complete product range, the exhibition also focuses on several world firsts and new solutions by Wirtgen, Vögele, Hamm, Kleemann and Benninghoven.
Innovations by Wirtgen
In the field of cold milling machines, Wirtgen is presenting two brand new machines for road rehabilitation: the W 120 Ri from the new generation of small milling machines is a mobile rear loader on wheels. The W 150 CFi is a front loader and the most powerful model in the new Compact Class.
Other world firsts include the slipform paver SP 64i and the curing unit TCM 180i, two pioneering machines for high-quality concrete paving.
In its area of core competence – cutting technology – Wirtgen is additionally presenting PKD cutters for cold milling machines, as well as two further innovations in the form of point-attack cutting tools of GENERATION Z and the quick-change toolholder system HT22 which have been specially developed to meet the requirements of cold recycling and soil stabilization.
Innovations by Vögele
A giant in the Mini Class: Vögele is presenting the SUPER 800-3i, a machine which demonstrates that even small pavers can play in the big leagues. In the Universal Class, the market leader for pavers is additionally presenting two new models from its SUPER series: the tracked paver SUPER 1600-3i and the wheeled paver SUPER 1603-3i.
Two new machines are being premièred in the Special Class: first there is the SUPER 1800-3i with SprayJet module and the new ErgoPlus operating concept for paving thin wearing courses; then there is the brand new InLine Pave train with numerous innovative "Dash 3" features for the construction of compact asphalt pavements.
The new 10-ft. pavers for the U.S. market are being presented to trade visitors for the first time at bauma in Munich. There will also be a special WITOS Paving and RoadScan presentation on the subject of "Process and quality optimization."
Innovations by Hamm
The world market leader for road rollers, Hamm, is presenting the new pivot-steered DV+ series of tandem rollers. They feature the innovative Easy Drive operating concept permitting simple, intuitive operation.
In the future, Easy Drive will also be installed in the articulated tandem rollers of the HD+ series, as well as in the H Series compactors. Hamm will be displaying a number of these models at bauma.
For earthworks, Hamm is showcasing the compact rollers H 5i and H 7i from the H CompactLine in Munich. These machines are ideal for confined job sites with steep gradients.
The rubber-wheeled roller GRW 180i, which was developed above all for the European and U.S. markets, is also being premiered at bauma.
Finally, Hamm is presenting the H 25i VC compactor with crusher drum which can crush and compact hard material in a single pass.
Innovations by Kleemann
With a total of nine exhibits, Kleemann is showcasing its entire competence in the field of mobile crushers and screens. A world first premiered by Kleemann, the new MOBICONE MCO 11 PRO cone crusher, was developed for high-performance use in processing natural stone.
The manufacturer is additionally presenting a cross-section from its successful EVO range of machines for flexible use at changing locations. Kleemann also builds particularly rugged machines for the first crushing stage, as visitors can see in the form of the jaw crusher MOBICAT MC 125 RR.
Two screens, MOBISCREEN MS 15 Z and MS 16D, round off the portfolio.
Innovations by Benninghoven
Appearing for the first time at bauma as a member of the Wirtgen Group, Benninghoven is presenting its brand new MBA 2000 mobile asphalt mixing plant with five-fold screening as standard. Benninghoven will be showcasing another highlight in terms of cost-efficiency and responsible use of resources in the recycling of reclaimed asphalt pavement: the innovative technology of the counterflow parallel drum system with hot gas generator. This technology already meets future standards. The new GKL Silent marks a quantum leap in mastic asphalt technology. This new technology allows work to continue outside of regular working hours and during the night without generating unwanted noise.
New corporate identity: Synergies are also visually highlighted
The product brands of the Wirtgen Group now have a more unified visual identity. With its product brands Wirtgen, Vögele, Hamm, Kleemann and Benninghoven, the group of companies is appearing at bauma 2016 in a new guise. Henceforth, the Wirtgen Group will appear with a fresh and uniform corporate identity underscoring the synergies and team spirit of the individual brands as well as the group. This new visual orientation symbolizes the strength of a group which has evolved over time and stands for one thing in particular: their common focus on the customer's needs.
Starting in April 2016, the new CI (corporate identity) will be implemented by the Wirtgen Group worldwide; the group's 55 sales and service companies will be presenting themselves to the public under the corporate brand logo of the Wirtgen Group in the future.
Experts at the Wirtgen Group pavilion
In Munich, experts from the German brand headquarters and worldwide subsidiaries of the product brands Wirtgen, Vögele, Hamm, Kleemann and Benninghoven will be on hand to answer questions and provide information. From the product range, the technologies and applications know-how to service, visitors can obtain a first-hand insight into the Road and Mineral Technologies competence of the Wirtgen Group.
What's more, for the first time, the Wirtgen Group's future experts will also be represented with their own pavilion. As part of THINK BIG!, the bauma career event for students, trainees from the group will be presenting the Wirtgen Group's training options – including a practical demonstration of the Wirtgen cold milling machine W 60 Ri – in Hall B0.