Break through to special purpose machine manufacturing by the supply of the first broaching transfer line for shift rods to the car manufacturer Adam Opel AG
Production facilities of the car manufacturer Volkswagen AG by 13 broaching machines for CV joint production
Supply of 12 chain-type broaching machines and broach sharpening machines for the broaching of railway sleepers having been used for the Baikal-Amur-railway in Russia
Production facilities of the car manufacturer Daimler-Benz AG by 15 broaching machines for CV joint production
Modernisation of the CV joint production at the car manufacturer
Volkswagen AG by 10 broaching machines
First CNC controlled horizontal external broaching machine with 5 NC axis to broach turbine and compressor discs.
Vertical external broaching machine with automatic tool changer and 8 NC axis to broach turbine discs up to 2400 mm in diameter and 8.5 tons in weight
A total of 7 horizontal external broaching machines
supplied to the car manufacturers Daewoo and Volkswagen
Diversification by hydraulically driven table-up broaching machines in the range of internal broaching
Design, manufacturing and supply of the biggest
vertical external broaching machine for turbine and
compressor discs to Siemens Berlin
Supply of one horizontal external broaching machine and several vertical external broaching machines with automatic tool changing systems
Diversification by electromechanically driven table-up broaching machines in the range of internal broaching.
Acquisition by the companies ARTHUR KLINK GmbH and KARL KLINK GmbH, formation of the new companies LAPOINTE GmbH and HOFFMANN Räumtechnik GmbH and the competence centres for the broaching of turbine components in the turbine industry (HOFFMANN & LAPOINTE) and brake components in the automotive industry (HOFFMANN).