Simon Furniture Fittings
Simon Furniture Fittings operates predominantly on an international scale with a comprehensive product range. Pioneering electronic closing systems and air-damped closing and guide systems for drawers. Standard and sliding doors are examples of trend-setting developments. In terms of magnetic systems, Simon Furniture Fittings is one of Germany’s largest manufacturers.
Simon Electroplating specialises in the finishing of sensitive parts and surfaces. The division provides almost every combination of copper, nickel and chrome plating processes for the refinement in particular of parts made of ABS and PC/ABS synthetics. Zinc plating is available for coating parts made of steel.
Simon Sintering makes shaped parts and sliding bearings in sintered metal. The materials used are generally bronze, iron or rustproof grades of steel.
Simon Tool making
The division develops, designs, manufactures, maintains and, if needs be, repairs tools for the group and for external customers. Factors in the division’s success are its diversity and its expertise in working with tungsten carbide.
Under the Simon Systems name the Simon Group provides complete products from a single source. As the manufacturing procedures within the group complement each other ideally, this creates a unique range of services.
Betek is one of the leading manufacturers of consumable tools tipped with tungsten carbide. The division’s production portfolio offers sophisticated, innovative tool systems for numerous areas of application. It specialises in particular on road construction, foundation work, the recycling industry, mining and tunnelling.
As a manufacturer of plastic injection-moulded parts, Siku, based in Rickenbach near Lucerne in Switzerland, ideally complements the metal processing companies of the Simon Group. The company works with all standard strengthened and non-strengthened thermoplastics, above all PA, PA–GF, ABS, PC-ABS, POM and PEEK plastics.
Sitek produces studs for winter tyres and horses’ hooves, plus tungsten carbide tips for horseshoes and poles. Also produced are tools tipped with tungsten carbide, designed, for instance, for roughening and cleaning concrete and asphalt surfaces. In terms of producing studs for winter tyres Sitek is the market leader – worldwide.