At the Nepata Group in Wolnzacher Hochstatt, equipment for advertising technology is now not only developed but also partly manufactured.
Holledau instead of China: The Nepata Group has brought parts of its production home and now manufactures equipment for advertising technology at its Wolnzach site. Recently, Managing Directors Fabian Franke (from left), Bernhard Schmidt and Oliver Tiedemann presented the first “made in Germany” Secabo brand product – a newly developed transfer press for textile finishing. The Nepata group of companies has 35 employees and is active in the fields of mechanical engineering and online trading.
Machines for advertising technology such as this Secabo brand transfer press are now produced in Wolnzach: The Nepata Group has brought parts of its production home from the Far East – and celebrated this with staff, families and companions. The Nepata group of companies has 35 employees and is active in the fields of mechanical engineering and online trading.
Holledau instead of China: The Nepata Group from Wolnzach has brought parts of its production home from the Far East. This transfer press for textile finishing is already “made in Germany”. The celebration of the start of production was attended not only by the workforce but also by long-time friends of the company. Here in conversation with Managing Director Bernhard Schmidt (from left to right) the candidates for the Pfaffenhofen district council election Andreas Herschmann and Kerstin Schnapp, the Wolnzach mayoral candidate Birgit Janecek and Johannes Hofner, Chairman of the Kommunalunternehmens Strukturentwicklung Landkreis Pfaffenhofen a. d. Ilm.
As of now, the first “made in Germany” products of the Secabo brand are available – like the newly developed transfer press “The Beast”. Thanks to an innovative heating technology, it can be used to apply lettering or motifs to T-shirts, jerseys or workwear with less energy consumption. Previously, hardware had been manufactured by partner companies in their factories in the Far East.
Adding value in your own environment
At a celebration in the middle of the production hall with staff, families and long-time companions – among them the district council candidates Andreas Herschmann and Kerstin Schnapp as well as KUS board member Johannes Hofner – co-owner and managing director Bernhard Schmidt described the reasons for the step “Back to Bavaria”: better quality and more control over the production processes on the one hand, added value in the best sense of the word for the company and its environment on the other. “And just imagine a global pandemic disrupting supply chains …,” Schmidt outlined an all too real scenario. The devices are sold on all continents, in 80 countries worldwide.
The Nepata group of companies in Wolnzach has 35 employees. Under the brand name Secabo, it offers equipment for advertising technology, textile finishing and label production. The special machine manufacturer Nepata GmbH produces machines for film processing in Wolnzach. The group of companies also includes “YOW!”, Europe’s largest online store for accessories and consumables for advertising technology and textile finishing.