Growth through automation and flexibility


The Swiss machining firm Zwicker has geared itself up for the future with a five-axis Heckert 800 X5 MT machining centre and a supplementary linear pallet system. This fully-automated production unit allows the company to be highly flexible and productive, and to use that new flexibility to tap into new markets.

Since being founded in 1994 in Engelburg, near St. Gallen in Switzerland, Zwicker Präzisionsmechanik AG has maintained an upward curve of success. With 25 employees, the service provider focuses on machining challenging precision parts made of metallic materials, predominantly aluminium and steel. Markus Zwicker, who took over the management of the firm from his father Othmar in 2015, reveals the recipe for success: "We deliver the quality our customers demand and can be relied on to hit deadlines — all at competitive prices".