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HISTORY OF SCHWARZ WERKZEUGBAU




 

In 1964, Heinz Schwarz founds the Firma Heinz Schwarz company in his parents’ garage. The chicken coop is turned into an office.

The first components to be manufactured include:
parts for radiators, radiator technology and the bicycle industry.

 

 


 

As of 1 August 1968 Firma Heinz Schwarz has six employees and two trainees.

 

 


 

New building constructed in the ‘Hammerland’ industrial estate

Wurlitzer jukeboxes

Schüco window frame accessories

Beco devices, corners for bed frames

Rabewerk agriculture

Melitta coffee pot lids and injection mould tool

Interdono radiators

 

 


 

Homag Kleinwerkzeuge for the slot machine industry

Daimler device construction, welding tools

Thyssen Brackwede tools for special-purpose vehicles

Linde parts for the HGV industry, thick-sheet metal tools

Benteler Bielefeld special machines, individual parts

 

 


 

Halbringe food industry, spray nozzles

 

 


 

Start of the successful partnership with Tebis. Use of software as the first toolmaking company in northern Germany.

 

 


 

Tools for the Volkswagen Group
(cable-controlled gear shift for VW Passat)

From that point on, a variety of tools for VW

MAN Salzgitter / special devices for lorries

 

 


 

First large-scale press, 800-tonne SMG

We begin providing training placements again

 

 


 

Opel / General Motors becomes a new customer.

 

 


 

Thyssen Duisburg – development of blanking for manufacturing tailored blanks.

 

 


 

Parts production:

VW / Bentley (niche vehicles)

VW (commercial vehicles)         

 

 


 

Construction of a new press building

Installation of a 3,000-tonne press – first LOIRE SAFE press in Germany

 

 


 

Furniture

The first chair is developed and built in collaboration with a designer in Munich.

Renewed extension of the hall , with a press cellar and presses for the manufacture of prototypes (VW, Thyssen, etc.)

 

 

 


 

New testing centre. Construction of a new hall with two new presses and a crane, and retrofit of the existing presses. Expansion of capacities to three-shift operations.