Our company was founded in 1939 as a nuts and bolts factory in Wuppertal, Germany. Through continual development we are now amongst the leading performers in Europe in the area of cold extruded parts, turned parts and milled parts.

  • 1939
    Founding of Willi Hahn GmbH in Wuppertal as a nuts and bolts factory by Willi Hahn
  • 1943
    Relocation of production to Schonach
  • 1947
    Production of fastening tools began
  • 1948
    Resumption of production in Wuppertal
  • 1962
    Construction of Customer Center 1 in Obersasbach for the production of cold and hot formed parts
  • 1972
    Handover of leadership of management to the second generation
  • 1986
    Inauguration of the new construction in Wuppertal on Kiesberg with approx. 920 sqm
  • 1996
    Certification to QS-9000
  • 1999
    Opening of Customer Center 2 in Sasbach with an area of 30,000 sqm
  • 2002
    Certification to ISO TS 16949
  • 2002
    Erection of a high bay warehouse in Wuppertal with additional 660 spaces in an area of 260 sqm
  • 2007
    Expansion of machining production
  • 2009
    Introduction of automated assembly of smaller assemblies
  • 2013
    Ecological Profit Awardâ Bergisches Städtedreieck
  • 2014
    Share in the company Net Civata ve VIDA SANAYI A.S. with headquarters in Istanbul (Turkey)
  • 2014
    Certification to DIN ISO TS 14001
  • 2015
    Certification to DIN ISO EN 50001
  • 2015
    The third generation takes over management
  • 2016
    Inauguration of the new construction in Wuppertal with an area of approx. 920 sqm
  • 2017
    Start up of a 6-stage press with preheating in Sasbach
  • 2018
    Construction of a new raw material hall with an area of approx. 900 sqm in Sasbach
    Erection of a new part cleaning system in Sasbach
    Certification to IATF 16949