Technology leader in steel processing

Our company

Steel processing stands for manufacturing new long lasting structures. While producing such durable materials and products, you will need the most powerful and reliable machines. From locksmith’s shop to steel construction, from bridge building to automotive industry. 

Our enthusiastic team of professionals knows your business and the challenges you have to face every day. Many years of experience and high innovation rates enable us to set the standard in the industry, especially in the areas of sustainability and cost effective processing. 

Special attention is given to a safe, healthy and pleasant working environment. 

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We guarantee the quality of your steel!

Mission and vision

Our drive and pride is to protect and guarantee the quality, reliability and durability of the steel and steel products of our customer, through our high-end solutions for steel processing and conservation. Every day, we continue to improve sustainability and reliability in all aspects.

KALTENBACH’s long-term expertise and drive for innovation are used to reduce the costs of ownership of the solutions, improve insight into the process and simplify the operation of steel processing and surface treatment solutions.

We develop, build and supply total solutions and machines for sawing, drilling, coping, thermal cutting, punching and shearing, as well as shot blasting and painting of steel and steel products, including transport systems, control and information systems. 

We are there - wherever you need us

Our partners

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Global provider

International cooperation

More than 400 employees and customer consultants in over 40 countries ensure accessible KALTENBACH support services. A tight network of national and international service partners guarantees the presence of a specialist on-site without delay. For many years, more than 20 international dealers have been distributing KALTENBACH products around the globe. 

We guarantee efficient solutions to ensure stable productivity and flexibility at the highest level.

Therefore we work together with carefully selected partners you can rely on, just like us.

Over 135 years of accumulated know-how

History

1887

Julius Kaltenbach establishes the KALTENBACH company in Lörrach, Germany. The business is primarily focussed on the manufacture of machine tools.

1887

1920

Range of products expands to include agricultural machinery and tooling.

1920

1953

With assumption of control by Dieter Kaltenbach, the company now focusses primarily on the manufacture of Circular Sawing Machines.

1953

1980

First CNC-controlled circular sawing machine, KKS 400.

1980

1994

Production of the first band sawing machines for steel.

1994

1995

Launch of the first plate processing centres.

1995

1995

Introduction of 3 Axis Drilling Machines for the processing of steel profiles.

1995

1997

Range of products expands to include punching/shearing machines for flat and angled steels.

1997

2001

Development and production of profile processing robots.

2001

2009

KALTENBACH acquires Gietart Machinefabrik B.V. and expands the company’s product portfolio to include shotblasting and material preservation systems.

2009

2010

Launch of the ‘fastest Bandsaw in the world’ for steel section sawing.

2010

2017

The company celebrates its 130-year anniversary and Codymag GmbH & Co. KG - managed by Zobel Values AG - joins as the new majority shareholder.

2017

2021

Introduction of new, energy-saving GIETART ECO Blaster.

2021

2021

Launch of the new KALTENBACH Website.

2021

2022

KALTENBACH | GIETART in Hengelo (NL) celebrates its 100-year anniversary.

2022

    We know how to boost your efficiency and productivity

    Competence centers

    Universal Sawing Machines

    Universal Sawing Machines

    Systems for Steel Processing

    Systems for Steel Processing

    Systems for Surface Treatment

    Systems for Surface Treatment

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    Our people

    Executive Board KALTENBACH Group
    Mr. Markus Leutloff

    Mr. Markus Leutloff

    Managing Director (Speaker)

    Mr. Matthias Rummel

    Mr. Matthias Rummel

    Managing Director

    Mr. Stephan Toxopeüs

    Mr. Stephan Toxopeüs

    Managing Director (CEO) - KALTENBACH B.V. | GIETART

    International Sales Center
    Mr. David Wilkins

    Mr. David Wilkins

    United Kingdom, Ireland

    Mr. Dzevdet Muric

    Mr. Dzevdet Muric

    Switzerland

    Mr. Peng Yam Yap

    Mr. Peng Yam Yap

    Asia

    Mr. Willi Mohamed Weber

    Mr. Willi Mohamed Weber

    Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Kuwait, Jordan, Bahrain, Qatar, U.A.E., Oman, Yemen, India

    Mr. David Saycocie

    Mr. David Saycocie

    France, Africa

    Mr. Horst Hinterberger

    Mr. Horst Hinterberger

    Austria, Tyrol, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania

    Mr. Richard Dostál

    Mr. Richard Dostál

    Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova

    Mrs. Ekaterina Rozhentseva

    Mrs. Ekaterina Rozhentseva

    Russia

    Mr. Hua Chen

    Mr. Hua Chen

    China

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