TECHNOPLAN and BETA united under one roof

Monday, 11.01.2021

Two manufacturers of precast concrete technology, TECHNOPLAN from Jessen and BETA from Heringen, define the industry standards with their formwork systems and have maintained a close partnership in the development of modular moulds for precast concrete parts over many years. Now the cooperation is becoming a permanent unit.

On 1 January 2021, the managing directors Frank Schüler, TECHNOPLAN, and André Koehn, BETA, signed the contract for the complete merger of both product lines with sales, development and production under the roof of BETA Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG. Precast concrete factories and customers in the field of concrete construction and civil engineering will thus be offered the complete range of steel moulds with process consulting and service.

TECHNOPLAN system technology

  • Column formwork with foundation base
  • Binder formwork
  • Bridge beam formwork
  • TT slab formwork
  • Angle element formwork
  • Stair formwork
  • Railway sleeper forms

BETA precast concrete technology

  • Tilting tables and circulating pallets
  • Shutters and magnets
  • 3D and panel moulds
  • Pipe and shaft moulds
  • Container moulds
  • Spun concrete moulds
  • Concrete skips, heavy-duty carriages, traverses

BETA already has a great experience as a manufacturer of TECHNOPLAN products. In particular, the modular system moulds for binders, bridge girders, supports, foundation bases and TT slabs have already been manufactured in the Heringen and Hofheim plants. Important steps have now been taken towards further technical development, automated production of all products and international marketing.

Frank Schüler and Sebastian Hoyer stand together as a team for the excellent performance and quality of the products. The technical know-how and sales resources of TECHNOPLAN and BETA are therefore bundled so that the precast concrete plants in Germany and abroad receive excellent support. The design department will adapt and coordinate the products to individual customer requirements at lightning speed. Through joint production planning, the existing capacities are used highly effectively and expanded with pinpoint accuracy.

The merger creates decisive advantages for the customers of both partners. Precast concrete plants receive comprehensive product and process consulting from a single source. Logistics and customer service are shared, which further increases availability. The joint administration results in time and cost advantages. The headquarters in Heringen/Thuringia is very conveniently located in terms of transport, almost in the geographical centre of Germany and Europe.

We now stand together to ensure that precast concrete plants are optimally equipped.

We produce for you and deliver on time!

Tuestday, 17.03.2020

The spread of the corona virus currently has no influence on our ability to deliver.

Wir produzieren für Sie und liefern pünktlich!

The spread of the corona virus currently has no influence on our ability to deliver.

As part of our preventive measures, we have implemented a far-reaching package of measures to protect our business partners and employees.

As far as external factors allow, we continue to work to keep the restrictions for our customers as low as possible.

Please also remember the necessary hygiene measures - do not forget to wash your hands!

Exhibition team 2019

BETA presents products at BAUMA 2019

Monday, 08.04.2019

This year we present our products again at the BAUMA, the world's largest trade fair for construction machinery and accessories in Munich. Visit us from 08. to 14. April 2019 in hall B1, stand 217.

Exhibition team 2019
Exhibition team 201919
BETA exhibition stand
BETA exhibition stand
Exhibition team with Twin-wall starter set
Exhibition team with Twin-wall starter set

Our experts will be pleased to inform you about the entire product range in the fields of lifting technology and precast concrete technology, including magnetic formworks. Visually, the exhibition stand will be dominated by two products in their original size:

  1. Double wall starter set
    With this innovative product we close the gap between stationary production and complex circulation systems. We offer the ideal solution for entering the twin wall market - with manageable costs and low complexity.
  2. Moulds for jacking pipes
    The transportable moulds are used to produce various concrete pipes for pipelines constructed by using the jacking method. This method makes it possible to lay pipes up to 4 metres in diameter underground and over long distances.

We are presenting the field of jacking pipes together with our cooperation partner "Gollwitzer Pipe and Shaft Technology". Gollwitzer offers its international customers comprehensive solutions for pipeline construction using the jacking method, including technology transfer to local partners. The possibilities range from product planning and logistics to on-site pipe production and installation.

As we will be exhibiting the devices at our stand in their original size, you will get a good idea of their processing and performance. We are looking forward to an interesting week at the fair, from which all participants will certainly receive new impulses.

Mould for jacking pipes
Mould for jacking pipes

Shuttering System MODALBEAM® for solid walls…

Monday, 17.10.2016

…made of aluminium with integrated BETA-Magnet-Systems.

Palcing the shutters with robot
Ready equiped pallet…
…also with window-recess.

32-tons telescope beam…

Tuestday, 20.09.2016

… for housing-modules.

  • Function:
    Handling of housing-modules
    in the factory or on site.
  • Lifting equipment:
    Telescope beam with load bearing capacity of 32.000 kg.
    Electromotive adjustable in length from 6,0 to 9,0 m.
    Adjustable in width from 2,5 to 3,0 m.
    Electromotive load balancing at both cross beams.
    Remote control.

22-tons concrete pipe…

Friday, 16.09.2016

…with belt and braces easily turned!

Concrete pipe with clamping ring, chains and spreading beam

  • Function:
    180° turning of concrete pipes from the production-position into the installation-position,
    handling of the concrete pipes for transportation or on site.
  • Concrete pipe:
    Weight 22.000 kg,
    Outer diameter 3,40 m, length 6,00 m.
  • Lifting equipment:
    Spreading beam on dual strand chain,
    clamping ring with turning pin on chains.
  • Clamping ring:
    Two-part with anti-slip covering
    and rack and pinion jack to spread open.

BETA Turning Device

Wednesday, 08.06.2016

Turning 360 Grad. Two crane operation. Capacity 2500 kg, 5000 kg, 10000 kg, 15000 kg.

BETA with a shining appearance at Bauma 2016

Wednesday, 20.04.2016

The world's largest construction machinery trade fair - BAUMA - opens its doors every 3 years in Munich. And it was that time again this year.

Beta Maschinenbau has been welcoming national and international trade visitors to its exhibition stand for the third time now. In addition to CEO André Koehn, employees from all three sites provided information and advice to customers as well as interested parties. Visitor attractions this year included the enhanced, fully electrically adjustable turnover device TWV 2.0, as well as the newly developed heavy duty trolley SGW with load capacities of up to 50 t in the standard version. The product range was rounded off with magnet and formwork technology as well as the exhibited casting pallet.

For the successful exhibition we say quite a big thank you to all our visitors!

The transportation of heavy and bulky loads is child's play!

Tuestday, 19.04.2016

BETA trolley bring flexibility on rails. Loads of up to 50 tons arrive quickly and safely at their destination. They can be raised and lowered, or rotated through 180° degrees. It is possible to configure various drive concepts and the energy supply via accumulators or current generators.

  • Chassis with drive technology.
    Energy supply via accumulators or current generators.
  • Two wheels driven, or all-wheel drive.
    Speed up to 30 m/min.
  • Platform for load accommodation with turning and lifting function.
    Lashing eyes for load securing.
  • Remote control operation.
  • Safety equipment with dead man’s control, collision protection, signal light and horn.

Tipping table in just 4 weeks construction time!

Thursday, 19.11.2015

The first tipping table produced in the new BETA manufacturing centre in Heringen is delivered after just 4 weeks construction time. Our customer from Poland required the tipping table urgently for the stationary manufacturing of flat precast concrete parts such as ceiling, walls, façade panels and sandwich elements.

Tipping table basic data KT 1000 / 4.5 x 15

  • Formwork area 4.5 x 15 m
  • Load bearing capacity 1000 kg/m²
  • Edge formwork, height adjustable and folding 100 to 300 mm
  • Used for self-compacting concrete
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