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Vogt AG is expanding its machine park

publiziert am 26. October 2021

High precision and absolute reproducibility. Since the beginning of September, our plastics injection moulding department has been equipped with a further rotary injection moulding machine. Thanks to the different configuration options of the rotary table stations with two mould bases, our new injection moulding machine. can be used to respond quickly and flexibly to different customer requirements – our customers benefit from shorter cycles and production times. A state-of-the-art control and operating system with a large data set directory allow... View Article

The management of Vogt AG was reorganized and new appointments were made for the department of Technology/Sales as of 1 July 2021

publiziert am 23. August 2021

With the appointment of Martin Pfiffner as Head of Technology and Sales, we gained a specialist with technical and business experience. His extensive industry experience spans various complex sectors. Innovative and competitive products in the spheres of stampings, tubular and wire part production, as well as the specialist area of plastic hybrid parts, will be determined and developed under his management. Tobias Haarmann has already been successfully working in the company as Head of Product Management since May 2019 and,... View Article

The future is bright for precision parts

publiziert am 22. July 2021

Refining parts produced is a crucial key element of connection technology, especially in the field of electronics.  We do most of the post-processing of parts ourselves, for example edge rounding or soft annealing. For surface treatment, we depend on the expertise of our electroplating service provider who meets our high quality standards. Communicating with the electroplating business guarantees that our precision parts benefit from the best possible post-processing and functionality. Visits to the company and on-going training by our suppliers... View Article

Customer service for catalogue products

publiziert am 14. June 2021

Technical support is not just required for customer-specific products. As the following example shows, the service we provide at Vogt AG Verbindungstechnik also includes advice and support with the standard product range. A customer contacted Vogt AG Verbindungstechnik because he was no longer able to find any spare parts on the market for his old crimp machine. During a phone call with the customer, we discussed how the spare part, a crimping tool, needed to be used for various receptacles... View Article

Simulations in plastic injection moulding

publiziert am 07. June 2021

Vogt AG Verbindungstechnik is digitally equipped for both feasibility studies and perfection of parts in mass production and has introduced a simulation tool (Mold Flow) for plastic injection moulding. The Mold Flow Analysis determines the feasibility at an early stage of development. The most important phase in injection moulding is the mould filling; this is decisive for the quality. The parts to be produced are digitally reproduced in an injection moulding tool. The simulation then examines how the plastic melt... View Article

Martin Pfiffner – new Head of Technology and Sales

publiziert am 13. April 2021

Technology inspires me and I want to bring successful products to the market. Innovation and entrepreneurship are my passion. Convinced customers, motivated employees and the company’s success are always my focus. With my technical and business know-how, over the last 20 years I developed many successful products. My experience in industry contains household appliances, biotechnology and medical technology, heating technology, sensor technology and mechanical engineering. In each case, the focus has been on standard products, but above all on development... View Article

In free fall down to the perfect number of pieces

publiziert am 30. March 2021

Our counting department has received reinforcements in the form of the Paxmatic multi-counter, a high-speed counting machine that can count several hundred parts precisely within a few seconds. The optical counting system with integrated 3D high-speed cameras can feed and detect parts in sizes from 0.5 mm to 25 mm. Any foreign parts are recognised and the machine is stopped. All Vogt items, regardless of whether they are wire end sleeves or complex hybrid parts, can be fed in and... View Article

Price adjustment as of 1 May 2021

publiziert am 29. March 2021

Dear Sir or Madam Over the past 10 years, our prices have remained stable. Despite the challenging environment, we have managed to invest in new production facilities as well as in a new ERP system. As a Swiss company with European sales markets, the franc, which is still strong, has had a negative impact on our margin. The sharp rise in raw material prices in recent weeks makes it impossible to calculate at the existing price level. We were able... View Article

ETH pioneers jump start the future of electric aviation

publiziert am 18. January 2021

Twelve ETH students have spent 8 months developing a 4-seater electric aircraft with a modular battery system as part of an ETH focus project. Vogt is supporting the team as a bronze sponsor. It is not always only major aviation companies who make their mark through important innovations. Many initiatives also come from prominent institutions. A team of bachelor students at ETH Zurich is thus currently electrifying a modified Sling TSi. In their e-Sling focus project, they will develop the... View Article

act NOW! We take responsibility!

publiziert am 11. January 2021

We are all fully aware of our responsibility to protect life, promote quality of life, ensure safety and preserve health as well as our environment. Together we are committed to a sustainable future. It is a central concern of Vogt Verbindungstechnik AG to make a contribution to climate protection. We have therefore committed ourselves to reduce our energy consumption and CO2 emissions as part of a voluntary target agreement with the act Cleantech Agency Switzerland. The goal of our agreement... View Article