Q & A

Küsters presses


What makes the Küsters press technology special?

The Küsters press is known for having the best tolerance for thickness when producing panels compared with all continuous presses in the market. Despite this, Küsters presses have also faced challenges over the years, such as chain tracking problems, belt tracking problems, braking of the chain carpets, etc.

Is Sunds Fibertech the OEM supplier for KüstersPress and ContiPress?

Yes. By the acquisition of the rights from Siempelkamp, Sunds Fibertech is the OEM supplier from January 2024.

What does it mean to be OEM supplier?

Sunds Fibertech is the owner of original documentation and history of all presses delivered from 1986 to 2007. Sunds Fibertech is the full scope supplier of aftermarket products including modernizations, spare parts, automation and field service. Sunds Fibertech has a Service & Technology Center in Willich including sales, technology support, service, repair workshop and chain manufacturing.

What elements does an upgrade of a Küsters press include?

An upgrade can include both mechanical and automation work. A Project Manager from Sunds Fibertech leads the project from the very beginning to a successful acceptance of the delivery.

What is the process to quote spare parts for Küsters presses?

Sunds Fibertech supplies spare parts for all the Küsters presses in the world. When a customer has a requirement, we check in our spare parts system. It is important to mention that our sales team always checks with the design team if there is an upgrade available to the latest technology and with the help of our system, we are able to quote in 48 hours.