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historical advertising leaflet of the hand guided machines from TRUMPF

Hand-Guided Machines for Simple Sheet Metal Processing

historical picture of a hand-guided machine from TRUMPF


The first motor-driven hand shears

The company presents the first motor-driven hand shears (HSP 201) for cutting sheet metal. This results in a wide product range of power tools.

historical logo of julius geiger


Name change

The company is renamed "TRUMPF & Co., formerly Julius Geiger GmbH".

historical picture of the Stuttgart machine shop Julius Geiger GmbH


TRUMPF during the Second World War

As well as its product range of electric hand shears and flexible shafts, TRUMPF also makes foot pumps for aircraft construction as a sub-supplier to Elektron-Co. mbH in Bad Cannstatt. Of a total of over one hundred workers at the company, a third are forced laborers from France, the majority of whom come from Vierzon, south of Paris. The production buildings remain undamaged.

historical picture of the serial production of TRUMPF stationary shears in Stuttgart-Weilimdorf Germany


Construction of stationary curve shears

Christian Trumpf decides to build stationary curve shears. These are presented under the name "TRUMPF Aushauschere TAS".

historical picture of the first TRUMPF Logo


Change to the logo

In 1948, TRUMPF changes its logo due to the new product field. The spade logo has been used for over thirty years.

historical picture of flexible shafts from TRUMPF

It All Began with Flexible Shafts for Attachable Tools

historical picture of a booth of TRUMPF at a trade show in Hanover Germany

Stationary Machines Establish Themselves

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