The subsidiary of KHD Humboldt Wedag was acquired by McNally Bharat Engineering Co. Ltd. (MBE) in October 2009. Headquartered in Cologne, Germany, with more than 150 years of experience, the company is a world leader in the planning, delivery and construction of plants and equipment for mineral and coal processing. Following the acquisition by MBE, the essentials still endure: the company with its long engineering tradition continues to provide customers with specialist know-how, state-of-the-art technology, skilled employees and comprehensive service. Headquartered in Calcutta, MBE is one of the leading plant construction companies in India.

“The acquisition will change nothing for customers and business partners who can continue to rely on our acknowledged quality, our expertise and their established contacts within in the company,” said Jürgen Winckler, managing director, MBE Coal & Minerals Technology. With subsidiaries in South Africa, India, Russia, China and Brazil, which together employ around 200 people, MBE Coal & Minerals Technology GmbH offers its customers in-house solutions for comprehensive delivery and service in the field of minerals and coal preparation. These range from the first consultation and feasibility studies to facility design, engineering, equipment delivery, installation and thorough user training.