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historical picture of flexible shafts of TRUMPF

It all began with flexible shafts for attachable tools

1923-1933
Historical portrait of the company founder of TRUMPF Christian Trumpf

1923

Christian Trumpf acquires the mechanical workshops of Julius Geiger GmbH in Stuttgart

Along with two partners, Christian Trumpf acquires the mechanical workshops of Julius Geiger GmbH in Stuttgart. The first company logo refers to its product – flexible shafts. At first, these are only produced for dental and printing requirements. With the development of the motorised drive, they are also manufactured and sold for industrial purposes – for processing metal and wood.

historical picture of the second company building of TRUMPF in Stuttgart-Weilimdorf Germany

1927

Julius Geiger GmbH has 70 employees

Julius Geiger GmbH has 70 employees. The growth of the company makes it necessary to move to larger production sites. In 1933, the company moves to the Stuttgart suburb of Weilimdorf.

historical picture of the Stuttgart machine shop Julius Geiger GmbH
1923 – today

The company through the ages

historical advertising leaflet of the hand guided machines from TRUMPF
1934 - 1949

Hand-guided machines for simple sheet metal processing

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