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König-mtm, Worldwide clamping technology

König-mtm is one of the global leading manufacturers of high precision hydraulic and mechanical clamping equipment. We design, construct and produce clamping systems according to your specific quality requirements. We also offer individual solutions, designed together with you.


König MTM since 1946

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.

Innovation from Tradition

Our Philosophy

High precision clamping elements for modern CNC operated tooling machines. König-mtm GmbH Clamping Technology has been one of the most innovative companies in this industry for decades. The product program includes tool clamping equipment such as clamping mandrels and chucks in hydraulic, mechanical or hydro-mechanical design, which are used in leading mechanical engineering and industrial companies under the Königdorn® brand.


The customers’ pieces that are processed with these precision products range from aircraft components to automobile components and construction machines to gears for wind power equipment.

The Königdorn® brand has become a term for quality in international mechanical engineering companies and the automobile industry. Our clamping tools are usually developed individually tailored for processing tasks and produced as individual pieces or in small series.



Contact us directly by phone or e-mail.

Postfach 1463
97864 Wertheim

Am Stammholz 13
97877 Wertheim