Change in the management of FIBRO LÄPPLE TECHNOLOGY GmbH

Guido Setzkorn (58) will be appointed the new Managing Director of FIBRO LÄPPLE TECHNOLOGY GmbH (FLT), the specialist for automation solutions from the LÄPPLE group, based in Hassmersheim.

Thus Guido Setzkorn replaces Thomas Kollmar (51) as Managing Director starting 1st October 2016. Thomas Kollmar was considerably involved in the successful reorganization of the automation section and the establishment of the company since the founding of FLT in 2011. He is leaving the company at his own request.

Guido Setzkorn has many years of experience as Managing Director of industrial SMEs. He was most recently responsible for the Metallwarenfabrik Gemmingen. Previously, he has been the CEO of the clamping and automation technology specialist DE-STA-CO Europe for ten years and member of the board of man-agement at Diehl Controls in Nuremberg for five years. As a graduate engineer of aerospace engineering, he is very familiar with this important growth area of the automation industry.

“We are pleased that we have found such an experienced manager with Guido Setzkorn. With his expertise he will advance the strategic development of the FLT", said LÄPPLE AG CEO Dr. Peter Spahn. "We also want to thank Thomas Kollmar for the successful cooperation. In his many years working for the company, he has done an enormous contribution to the business success. We wish him the very best for his future. "

Guido Setzkorn: "I can recognize enormous potential in the FLT to meet the fu-ture trends of the automation section. I am looking forward to my new task, in particular the expansion of existing and the development of new business. I am convinced that we will continue to write successful company history."



August Läpple founded his company on 1 April 1919. What began as a small workshop has now become an international corporate group: the LÄPPLE Group. A strong network of four business units. With 15 business locations worldwide. As a supplier of car body parts, bodyshell components, standard parts and rotary tables, automation solutions and modern training concepts, LÄPPLE continues to stand for highest precision along the entire industrial value chain.

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