history

1907

1907

The company was founded by Wilhelm Ossenberg and August Heil. Start of drawing iron production with crucible melting furnace, drawing iron punching shop and 20 HP steam engine

1907
1909

1909

Connection of the Nettetal to the municipal power grid and installation of the first forging hammer

1909
1911

1911

Expansion of the hammer mill, establishment of an administration office

1911
1935

1935

Return of drawing iron production and start of stainless steel production, connection to the gas network, installation of heat treatment furnaces and a materials laboratory

1935
from 1938

from 1938

Purchase of medium-heavy air hammers, construction of a tool steel hardening shop and expansion of the mechanical workshop, expansion of the production of high-speed steel tools

from 1938
1951

1951

Construction of a new administration and shipping with rail connection

1951
1955

1955

Conversion of the melting plant to an induction furnace, purchase of block annealing furnaces

1955
1957

1957

Expansion to include a large hammer mill with the installation of a heavy air hammer weighing 3,175 kg

1957
1965

1965

Setting up a heavy air hammer weighing 1,600 kg

1965
1976

1976

Modernization of the small hammer mill with natural gas-fired furnaces and modern air hammers

1976
197x

197x

Construction of a new smelter

197x
2002

2002

Renewal of the annealing furnaces in the shipping area

2002
2008

2008

Replacement of induction furnace in the melting plant with increase in melting capacity

2008
2011

2011

Shuttle kiln 1, charging system & quenching tank in the hammer mill

2011
2013

2013

Renewal of furnace systems in the large hammer mill

2013
2018

2018

Shuttle kiln 2 in the hammer mill

2018
2019

2019

Construction of the press hall begins

2019
Summer 2021

Summer 2021

Structure 150 tons. Open die forging press

Summer 2021
Winter 2021

Winter 2021

Structure 350 tons. Open die forging press

Winter 2021
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