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The history of ernst Rehfuss Werkzeugbau GmbH

  • Founded in 1903 by master mechanic Karl Rehfuss
  • After the First World War, expansion of the company as a tool supplier to the sealing and plastics industry by his son Ernst Rehfuss.
  • During the Second World War, additional high-precision aircraft parts were manufactured.
  • Production expansion through the manufacture of cutting and punching tools for the metal and electrical industry.
  • After the death of Ernst Rehfuss in 1967, his son Kurt Rehfuss took over the company in the third Rehfuss generation.
  • In 1970, the company purposefully began manufacturing pressing and calibrating tools for sintering metallurgy.
  • Likewise, the globally introduced E.R.B. paper drills were produced.
  • In 2007 the company was sold to the long-time CEO Edgar Zimmer­mann and his sons. As of 2019 Torsten Zimmermann has taken up the post of CEO.
  • Today, the Ernst Rehfuss company with its highly motivated 40 employees represents an efficient specialized company, which successfully sells its products around the globe.
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