Welcome to Grimme
The name Grimme stands since decades for innovative potato technology. No matter if separating, planting, cultivation, harvest or storing of potatoes for more than 70 years are the red machines well-known for high quality and output in the potato section. And since 2003 belongs also the innovative sugar beet technology to the product range in our traditional company in Damme, Germany.
The Grimme Group
Grimme Solutions GmbH was established in 2009 in Damme and offer engineering support for individual and complete process planning from storing to processing of potatoes and vegetables.
Tomorrow is today already history!
In the year 1861 was the basic established in a forge in Damme, Lower Saxony, Germany.
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Welcome to the Grimme Factory Tour.
Welcome to the Grimme Factory Tour.
The modern and brightly decorated Reception area in the office building was officially inaugurated in the year 2000.
The new exhibition and training center offers ideal conditions for qualified training and presentations in a modern environment. In over 1,400 square meters of exhibition space many of our latest machines are on display.
The administration building was built at the beginning of the 1990s. The offices are generously equipped with modern computer and communication systems.
In the development center work highly motivated employees on ideas for the future. The first steps towards a marketable machine are made here.
Grimme trains approximately 70 young people in various business and technical occupations each year. The training includes learning practical skills as well as fundamental theory.
Highly qualified employee mounting an innovative operating terminal in the Electronical Workshop.
The Logistics center is also a fully equipped parts warehouse which allows the quick supply parts to customers in over 100 countries around the world.
Spare parts procurement
The staff working in spare parts procurement help guarantee a fast and flexible response according to the wishes of our partners. Dispatcher provide a damage-free packaging and transport goods by means of modern logistics for timely delivery.
In preassembly smaller assemblies are put together which are then made available for the main assembly line as needed.
Lathe and milling shop
Using the modern, computer controlled lathes and mills upto 6 meter long parts can be automatically processed.
The sheet metal is processed using computer controlled equipment which are be programmed and controlled remotely. Digital geometry data is directly transferred from our CAD systems to control the processing.
Four laser cutting systems with a performance of up to 3800 watts and a material capacity of 3000 mm long, 1500 mm wide and 20 mm thick are used for the production of many basic components.
Welding by hand is still an important function of our welding center. For high volume components our state-of-the-art robot welders ensure high quality for consistently accurate fitting of components.
The KTL Dipping system is equipped with 19 tanks, of which 15 are used for pretreatment of parts to ensure optimal protection against corrosion. The result of the KTL is a very uniform coating of metal surfaces with a layer of uniform thickness and good surface qualities.
Machines destined for customers are produced on three assembly lines. Final assembly is carried out to the individual specification of each order. Hydraulic and electrical components are delivered ready for installation by appropriate teams. All components from production and stock are commissioned by computer and provided just in time.
The 43 m long, 25 meters wide and 15 m high dispatch center is equipped with 4 16 tonne cranes including and weighing machines and contains 2 loading bays. Upto 4 transporters can be loaded simultaneuously.