USK Karl Utz Sondermaschinen GmbH

USK Karl Utz Sondermaschinen GmbH

USK Karl Utz Sondermaschinen GmbH

Our company profile comprises project planning, construction design and manufacture of special machines and industrial installations – assembly, handling and testing technology. We are a complete supplier, which means our services range from mechanical design, electrical design, programme design, mechanical and electrical assembly/installation through to setting-up operation. Our machines and installations range from simple assembly devices, manual assembly working stations through to fully-automated, computer-controlled assembly systems. Besides new plants and plant rebuilds, overhauling and extensions as well as relocations/conversions of assembly machines and plants form part of our market-driven product spectrum.

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An der Hopfendarre 11 , Limbach-Oberfrohna , D-09212 Germany
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Business Type:
Industry Type:
Renewable Energy
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

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The USK Karl Utz Sondermaschinenbau GmbH is your reliable expert in customised special-purpose machines and industrial machinery for assembly, handling and testing equipment.

Immediately after the company’s founding in 1990, we began to establish ourselves as a supplier of highly complex and advanced assembly systems. Our strengths lie in providing reliable systems with high availability levels.

The requirements of our customers vary as much as the products to be produced, assembled and tested. This is exactly what we can help you manage! As our motto, “Managing Complexity“, indicates, we are a supplier to world-renowned customers in the automotive, photovoltaic, and textile industries, as well as in electrical engineering/ electronics and medical engineering. Our product assortment ranges from completely equipped work stations for manual assembly up to fully automated assembly systems that implement very different techniques. We see ourselves as a full service provider, which means that our services begin with mechanical design and include electrical design and programming, the assembly and installation of the mechanical and electrical units, and, last but not least, commissioning.

We not only provide machine systems, but also serve as an engineering partner for our customers, making our experience available to them. We support them, according to their needs, at the stage of product design or assembly or in new assembly technologies.

Our vision: “We want to always be among the 10 best companies in assembly automation. We are the supplier of choice of first-class customers in Europe and worldwide“.

Our Motivation

  • Passion for engineering
  • Confidence and respect
  • Responsibility
  • Innovative strength and power

Our Corporate Values:

  • Employees:
    We give our employees long term career prospects. A constant stream of new and interesting projects for customers who demand creativity and  original ideas always challenge our staff. Clear structures and trust in their cooperation with one another make for a good working environment for our employees. We are pro-active in preparing and safeguarding the next generation of engineers.
  • Product:
    Thanks to flat hierarchies and a clear business and production flow, we can find optimal solutions quickly. We are able to flexibly respond to changing requirements. A maximum of commitment and know-how and the spirit of innovation help us to meet the demanding requirements of renowned customers worldwide.
  • Market:
    Our major customers come from the automotive industry, that is, the OEMs and their subcontractors (tier 1). Here we are regarded as a machinery supplier with the highest quality standards and manufacturing reliability thanks to our many years of experience in the automotive business. Furthermore, we have a focus on the field of renewable energies; we offer equipment for solar module assembly, solar cell handling,  solar thermal energy and fuel cell production.
    We can also serve as partners for our customers‘ engineering needs: for equipment modification to extant and new manufacturing processes and technologies, as well as for the collaborative development of new machines and technologies.

Assembly equipment made by USK is used worldwide. USK supplies a range of renowned customers in the fields of the automotive industry, renewable energies, electrical engineering/electronics, the textile industry and medical engineering, as well as in domestic& civil engineering.