This website uses cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. Find out more on

Agree

.

History

History

1946:

Wilhelm König opens a mechanics and metalworking shop. At the beginning, the company performed all kinds of repair work and produced planing machines for carpenters and coopers.

 

1953:

Wilhelm König starts as a supplier in hydraulics/oil hydraulics. Construction and expansion of production halls follow.

 

1974:

Company founder Wilhelm König hands over the management to his son Manfred König.

 

1978:

Doubling of employee count in the past decade to over 120 employees. Establishment of Main-Tauber Maschinenbau GmbH as an independent company for a proprietary product - the Königdorn® mandrel. Start of construction at the new location “Am Stammholz” in Bestenheid.

 

1981:

Establishment of Wilhelm König GmbH.

 

1984:

The Federal President awards the company a certificate of honour for exemplary performance in vocational training.

 

1995:

Main-Tauber-Maschinenbau GmbH is renamed König-mtm GmbH.

 

1998/1999:

Wilhelm König GmbH and König-mtm GmbH start production at the common location "Am Stammholz".

 

2000:

Appointment of Horst König as the second managing director in the 3rd generation.

 

2003:

Certification pursuant to DIN EN ISO 9001 and 14001.

 

2005:

Fusion of the manufacturing companies Wilhelm König GmbH and König-mtm GmbH into Wilhelm König Maschinenbau GmbH. Spin-off of König-mtm GmbH, clamping technology as a distribution company for the Königdorn® products.

 

2006:

Wilhelm König Maschinenbau GmbH delivers the 50,000th Königdorn®; König-mtm GmbH, Clamping Technology receives the honour of "Registered and Approved Supplier" by the jet engine manufacturer MTU Aero Engines.

 

2007:

Awarded the “Suppliers Award” by MTU Aero Engines.

 

2011:

Appointment as "preferred supplier" by Bosch Rextroth AG

 

2015:

Development of a energy management system

 

2015:

Wihelm König GmbH delivers the 75,000th Königdorn®

 

2016:

Appointment of Helmut Lutz as the third managing director.

(Kopie 1)