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History - Company

Successful since 1984

1864

Friedrich Brockhaus founds a "factory shop" for making iron and brass wire mesh in Kückelheim

1874

Foundation of the drop-forge smithy and mechanical workshop in Oesterau

1909

Completion of a smithy for the production of lifting/transportation lugs and parts for electric motors

1920

1925

Josef Heuer of Iserlohn registers the patent of his bench-vice

1927

Start of production of the patented HEUER parallel bench-vice system. Successful debut at the Leipzig autumn fair

1936

Debut of "HEUER Front" at the Leipzig spring fair

1937

Introduction of a training workshop

1947

Production was restarted smoothly after the Second World War

1949

Construction of a new machine park for improved bench-vice production

1957

Alternative build of rotary table for the HEUER bench-vice

1959

Beginning of production of a technically optimised HEUER bench-vice

1969

Introduction of Magnefix protective jaws

1974

Beginning of production of the "HEUER-Lift"

1980

Beginning of production of the "HEUER-Collapsible-Lift"

1989

Development of the "Magnefix" protective jaws

1996

Conversion of bench-vice production to production centres using welding and cutting robots

2002

Start-up of powder coating unit

2005

Founding of Brockhaus HEUER GmbH

2006

Implementation of further robot controlled machining centres

2007

Enlargement of the product range by„HEUER Stand-Lift” and „HEUER Clamp”

2008

Expansion of the product range with “HEUER Compact

2010

Implementation of the first pick@work workstation worldwide

2014

Starting up a further, highly sophisticated machining centre
Expansion of the product range with the innovative “HEUER Hydro-Stand-Lift

2015

Optimisation in the ‘Research + Development’ department

2016

Product range extended to include the HEUER rotary clamp.

2017

Starting up a new welding robot. Expansion of the product range with “HEUER KurzhubModul”.

2018

Additional processing centre to expand production

2019

Commissioning of the new combined heat and power plant

2020

Production expanded with fully automatic spindle production

2021

Construction improvement of the HEUER collapsible lift and development of the conversion kit

2022

Optimisation of the HEUER Compact vice

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