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14 Apr 2016

New entrant at Kiefel subsidiary SWA

Rainer Kürten is taking over the role of technical manager


Following the successful interlinking of the Czech specialist for automotive interiors, SWA s.r.o. with KIEFEL GmbH, there is also personal news at SWA: Rainer Kürten will take over the role of technical manager from the middle of 2016. The certified engineer in machine construction comes from the automotive sector. He was previously manager of Construction & Engineering and has a great deal of experience and expertise in manufacturing technologies relating to automotive interiors. "We are delighted to welcome Rainer Kürten to the Brückner Group and are convinced that he will continue to drive development at SWA", explained Andreas Frisch who runs the business at SWA together with Jürgen Heidel.


The technology company SWA, based in Stod, Czech Republic, has been part of KIEFEL GmbH since 1st October 2014 and is therefore part of the global Brückner Group. As a partner of well-known vehicle manufacturers and suppliers, SWA develops and produces tools, machines and systems to manufacture automotive interior parts. By integrating SWA, Kiefel will expand its offering and will also develop its existing competence in press laminating and pressing natural fibres, as well as in the toolmaking area.

Rainer Kürten neuer Technischer Leiter bei SWA