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Change of Managing Director at Heinrich Wagner Sinto Maschinenfabrik in Bad Laasphe

April 2021, Andreas Klein has joined the management team of Heinrich Wagner Sinto Maschinenfabrik GmbH in Bad Laasphe. Andreas Klein succeeds Klaus Wilbert, who left the company on 31st March 2021.

Together with Minoru Hirata, who has been appointed as an additional managing director since 2014, he is responsible for the operational business of the company with more than 300 employees.

Since 1991 already, Andreas Klein has been working for Heinrich Wagner Sinto Maschinenfabrik GmbH in various responsible positions and thus has 30 years of professional experience in international mechanical and plant engineering. Until his change to the management board, he was most recently responsible for the worldwide activities in the area of after sales and service as a Vice President.


The mechanical engineering company with a long tradition has been producing equipment for the foundry industry with the highest quality standards at its site in Bad Laasphe for over 80 years. The main products are moulding machines and systems for green sand and aluminium gravity die casting as well as automatic pouring machines and sand regeneration systems.

Heinrich Wagner Sinto Maschinenfabrik GmbH is part of the globally active Sintokogio Group with headquarters in Nagoya, Japan.

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