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