September 12, 2012
Voortman has announced the acquisition of Maschinenfabrik Bach GmbH, Apolda, Germany. This equipment now is offered in North America through Voortman USA Corp., Chicago. This new subsidiary of the Voortman Steel Group operates under the name Voortman Cutting Systems.
Bach is a manufacturer of oxyfuel and plasma cutting systems for steel plate processing. Voortman is a supplier of CNC machinery for structural steel fabricators and steel service centers.
Production of the equipment will continue in Apolda. The Bach systems can be supplied with multiple cutting torches, beveling with 3-D torches, and pipe cutting capabilities. Voortman colors, controls, and software will be installed on the Bach systems.