Richard Weiss, founder of the company, created the Swabian firm in 1946 - and began a success story. Metal-cutting methods in those days were still very different. Compared with today, there were fewer machines with far less potential. A lot of manual work was required when turning and milling the raw material. Turning was revolutionized in 1978 by NC technology and the first CNC machines. However much has changed, we’ve always stayed on top of the times!