The cellar of a residential bulding in Ziehbachstraße in Neumarkt in the municipality of Hausruckkreis. A sharpening service (saws and milling cutters) with a Renault R4
Relocation of the workshop to an old tinsmiths shop in Neumarkt/H. The first tools were produced, to begin with only re-tipping (using oxyacetylene welding equipment, but relatively soon using „Himmel“ high frequency equipment), the first profiling machine was self-built, quite soon afterwards new tools were being made.
The first furniture door counter-profile fittings, C1-C5, were already being produced in batches of 20-30 items, sales price 4500.- Austrian Schillings
The first building phase in Widldorf, Taufkirchen/Tr.: Total surface area 400 square metres.
The first exhibition at the BWS in Salzburg with Wimmer Oberalm; also previously at in-house exhibitions such as, for example, Ott Maschinen, Lambach. Other successes were the sharpening of disposable tips.
The second building phase (expansion of production by 250 square metres)
The company founder, Johann Aigner, suffered a stroke with cerebral haemorrhaging, his wife, Waltraut Aigner, assumed joint interim management of the company together with the then Works Manager, Helmut Schneglberger
The third building phase: Expansion by 200 square metres
Daughter Petra and her husband, Josef Hochholzer, join the company
The fourth building phase:
Total production area: approx. 1700 square metres
Total office area: approx. 200 square metres
In order to be able to develop these areas, amongst other things and at our own expense, the municipal road had to be re-routed and the local sewer built over
Transfer of the company shares and executive management to daughter Petra and her husband, Josef Hochholzer.
Purchase of the first saw blade sharpening machine with an automatic loading system.
Establishment of a sales company for the local tooling market in the Czech Republic
Purchase of the first profile edge grinding machine with a robot loading system
Purchase of the first DIA eroding machine - with an automatic loading system
Expansion of the sales and marketing of window tooling to cover the whole of Germany
Purchase of the first moulder with a robot loading system