History



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Gebr. Schmachtenberg, a global market leader for scrap shear blades and hammer pins in Cologne, Germany is incorporated by Fritz Jul. Buchholz.
2012
The long-established German machine knife manufacturer KWT is incoporated by Fritz Jul. Buchholz.
2010
2010
Patrick and Alexander Buchholz resume as directors. Steinstosser is now managed by family members in forth generation.
2004
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Steinstosser celebrates 100th anniversary.
2002
2002
Fritz Jul. Buchholz uses the first robotized automation in production.
1994
1994
Steinstosser moves into new premises with new production and business space.
1992
1992
Fritz Jul. Buchholz starts with the production of large shredder panes for rotor shears.
1982
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The corporation expands, for instance with the first CNC machining center. Business focus now lies in the production of knives for the recycling industry.
1968
1968
Hans and Peter Buchholz resume as directors. Steinstosser is now managed by family members in third generation.
1954
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Fritz Jul. Buchholz celebrates 50th anniversary.
1934
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The founder’s son Karl Buchholz joins the firm.
1932
1932
Fritz Jul. Buchholz files the firm’s first patent for the invention of a lever circular saw.
1919
A new era for Steinstosser begins with the production start of machine knives and saw blades.
1909
Steinstosser is filed as a trademark and the name of the firm changes to Fritz Jul. Buchholz.
1904
1904
Fritz Jul. Buchholz takes a stake in the firm Klapp and Schuhmacher. A long and successful business story begins.