Keeping in shape - for over 20 years

Daten/Fakten

  1993 2004 2012
Staff: 16 40 52
Sales revenue(EUR): EUR 1.5 million EUR 4.5 million EUR 5.3 million
Machinery: 7 36 31
Export countries: 1 16 19

Milestones

1993

Company foundation:
Takeover of the mold design department of Albert Nestler (then under receivership) together with 16 staff

1994

Introduction of 3D CAD/Pro-E

1995

Introduction 3D CAM/Pro-E

1996

Move to new company premises
Our first wire-cut EDM (electrodischarge machine) goes into operation
Introduction of our internal quality management system
New high-precision milling machine operating at up to  15.000 rpm

1998

Large horizontal milling center goes into service

2000

3D measuring machine and HSC milling machine (high-speed cutting) operating at up to 42000 rpm
New building project, Karl-Kammer-Straße, in Lahr, Germany

2001

Move to new premises
Hard turning on cycle-controlled turning machine

2002

Our sampling center starts operation - with multi-shot injection molding machine and associated peripheral equipment - all run by specially trained personnel.

2003

Investment in two HSC milling machines operating at up to 42000 rpm and with capacity for bigger workpieces

2004

We introduce a high-power ERP / PPC system (enterprise resource planning, production planning and control).

2005

Investment in a high-precision cylindrical grinding machine
Premises extended to provide double the production area

2006

Investment in a horizontal milling center - with 1000 mm travel

2007

Investment in a 2-shot injection molding machine with 275 tonnes mold clamping force

2008

Investment in a 3-shot injection molding machine with 75 tonnes mold clamping force
Turning center with driven tool

2009

Installation of the latest simulation software showing mold's filling and deformation behavior
Certified as per DIN EN  ISO 9001
Introduction of our standard rotary tables
Dieter Göppert appointed as Managing Director

2010

New "Mazak Quick TURN" turning center with driven tools
Investment in an "ARBURG Allrounder 420" injection molding machine

2011

New die-sink EDM (electrodischarge machine) with 40 electrode changes

2012

Re-certification by DQS as per DIN EN ISO 9001

2013

POLAR-FORM Werkzeugbau GmgbH celebrates its 20th anniversary.
New deep-hole drilling machine goes into operation.
New "Werth" 3D CNC measuring instrument and CT evaluation software go into service.