Junker Inc., the U.S.-based member of Otto Junker Group, moved its offices and warehouses to an industrial park in West Chicago to better serve its North American customers. The newly awarded contract from an American aircraft plate producer for a complete aviation plate heat treatment plant will be executed out of the new premises. In the second half of 2006, the plant, which will fulfill demands for aeroplanes, will go into production. Junker Inc. serves the North American, Canadian and Mexican customers on behalf of the Otto Junker Group with service work, spare parts supply and sales. The product range of the Otto Junker Group covers plant equipment and machinery for casthouses, extrusion pressworks, rolling mills and foundries for aluminum, copper and brass industry as well as melting, holding and pouring furnaces for cast iron/steel producers.