Abacus production hall

Right from the very beginning

In the beginning there was counting...

1991 - Founding of the company

Founding of the company in Osnabrück by

Dipl.-Ing. Derk Weber and Dipl.-Ing. Thorsten Beling

Production hall measuring approx. 400m2 was rented

CNC contract manufacturing (turning/milling)

2 employees

1992 - Expansion into design

First CAD workstation (Auto CAD)

Custom machine engineering (positioning system, APos100)

4 employees

Prototype, starting hole EDM drilling machine, the APos series: APos 350 motion

1994 - Expansion of the machinery and installation

Small-scale production of starting hole EDM drilling machinery in the APos series; APos 350 and APos 600

6 employees

1996 - Construction of the company premises

Relocation to a new 1600m2 production hall in the Burenkamp industrial estate in Osnabrück

10 employees

Development of the 4th and 5th axis for EDM drilling machines in the APos series

1998 - Expansion of the machinery

4 milling centres, 3 CNC turning machines, boring mill + various small-scale machinery

Expansion of the EDM drilling machinery in the APos series with the APos 1000

Design and construction of various custom machines

15 employees

2000 - Apprentices, additional office premises

Addition of office premises measuring approx. 450m2

New Solid-Works CAD system

Establishing of services in software development

Apprentices in production and administration

20 employees

2003 - Trade fair debut

Trade fair debut at Euromold in Frankfurt

2004 - 1st prize in Innovation Awards

Accolade with the “Innovationspreis des Niedersächsischen Handwerks”

Expansion into custom machines

Further in-house products, HSC 200 milling machine for highly flexible electrode production for spark erosion

Modernisation and expansion of contract manufacturing

28 employees

2005 - QM System

Introduction of a quality management system, certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001:2000

2008 - NEW! Start of the spinning lathe of the Premo row with the Premo 600
2009 - Further development, despite economic crisis

MATEC 5-axis milling centre

Solid Works 2009

New, up-to-date homepage

Appearance at FMB engineering trade fair

Development of a spinning lathe for reflectors

38 employees

2011 - First in-house series production machine, AW tower, Faro measuring arm

The PREMO 600 spinning lathe prototype goes into series production after several years in development.

The HSC 200 milling machine expanded with the AW Tower (compact tool and workpiece changer) to manufacture electrodes in small spaces.

Faro measuring arm added to the equipment for the further improvement and enhancement of the in-house QM system.

36 employees

2012 - Market launch of the PREMO 600 spinning lathe

Series production of the PREMO 600 spinning lathe launched successfully

International trade fair debut at EURO-Blech 2012 with the launch of the PREMO 600 spinning lathe

Distribution, marketing and service department expanded

38 employees

2014 - Fair appearance EuroBlech, development laser-supported pressure
2016 - 25th company anniversary, PREMO 1200 debut and laser pressure, EuroBlech fair appearance
Plan until 2020 - New assembly hall for lathe, EDM and special machine construction