History

Carl Schlösser

1897
CARL SCHLÖSSER realised at that time, that there was a great need for safety fittings in gas supply and gas lighting. By founding a company, he began to design and manufacture these fittings himself.

 
Reichspatente für Schlösser

1905-1914
CARL SCHLÖSSER obtained various Imperial patents as well as international patents for his inventions.

 
Dichtungen

1919
To begin with, CARL SCHLÖSSER manufactured his gaskets out of materials such as leather, vulcanised fibre and rubber. After the First World War, he produced gaskets beyond his own needs for the emerging industrialisation.

 
Erster Firmensitz in Mengen

1928/29
At the end of the 1920‘s CARL SCHLÖSSER relocated his company to Upper Swabian Mengen.

 
Emmy Bok

1930
After the death of the company founder, CARL SCHLÖSSER is succeeded by his 30-year old daughter Emmy Bok. In the meantime, the company has specialised itself entirely in the production of gaskets.    

 
Erste Werkzeugfertigung

1951/52
In-house tool manufacturing is set up. Over the years, SCHLÖSSER becomes firmly established as a big name in trade and industry.

 
Manfred Bok

1959
Manfred Bok, the founder’s grandson, follows in his grandfather’s footsteps. The company continues to develop into one of the best known manufacturer of gaskets and stamped parts.

 
Reinhard Adams

1994
Reinhard Adams is appointed as managing director of SCHLÖSSER.

 
Wasserstahlschneiden

1994
Water jet cutting is introduced as a further manufacturing technology.

 
100 Jahre Schlösser

1997
SCHLÖSSER celebrates its 100th anniversary. The management uses the occasion together with its previous success rate to make further future investments.  

 
Das neue FIrmengebäude

1998/99
In order to open up new development possibilities SCHLÖSSER expanded their
production space with a new future-orientated building.

 
TÜV ISO 9001:2000

2001
SCHLÖSSER becomes one of the first companies in the industry to be certified according to ISO TS 16949 and DIN ISO 9001:2000 standards.

 
SAP-Logo

2004
At the beginning of the year, SCHLÖSSER starts working with SAP.

 
HSC-Fräsen

2005
HSC milling is introduced as a new manufacturing technology in the tool manufacturing.

 
TÜV ISO 14001

2006
SCHLÖSSER is successfully certified according to the environmental ISO 14001 standard.     .

 
LASER-Schneiden

2006
Laser cutting is introduced as a new manufacturing technology.

 
Logo SCHLÖSSER

2008
Rotary stamping is introduced as a new manufacturing technology.

 
Logo SCHLÖSSER

2009
SCHLÖSSER opens its second production plant in Mengen.

 

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Schlösser GmbH & Co. KG

Wilhelmstraße 8
88512 Mengen/Germany
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