Company foundation in Langgrün district Karlsbad in the Sudetenland by Josef Reichmann: "JOSEF REICHMANN ELEKTROMASCHINENFABRIK". Electric motors, grinding machines, transformers, blowers and machines for the ceramic industry were manufactured.
New foundation of the "Elektromaschinen-Fabrik Reichmann & Sohn" by Ing. Franz Reichmann and his father Josef Reichmann in Weissenhorn.
Relocation of the company with 40 employees to the industrial area of Eschach.
First exports of grinding and polishing machines to Turkey.
First production of ski processing machines for Erbacher Ski in Erbach. Surface polishing machine for 1 pair of skis.
Successful business relationship with the company Mähler in Germering for the worldwide distribution of ski processing machines and ski service machines.
The program included ski base grinding machines of the types SNS-O, SNS-OS in various stages of expansion, grooving machines, milling machines for side and top edges, base hanging machines, automatic washing machines and complete grinding lines. All well-known ski manufacturers in Europe, USA and Japan were supplied with these machines.
Over 1000 machines of the SNS-O ski base grinding machine were sold.
Construction of a new factory on a total area of 20,000 m² in Rudolf-Diesel-Straße. Relocation of the entire company from the Eschach site to Rudolf-Diesel-Straße after only 4 days. This was only possible with the dedicated efforts of all employees.
Production of DLG-tested hay and stable ventilation systems.
First delivery of the S1 deburring machine for fettling brake discs and brake drums. With this round part grinding machine, Reichmann develops into the world's leading supplier. Foundries appreciate the extremely high availability, the robust and durable machine construction and the easy maintenance.
Start of production of ski service machines. In cooperation with sales partners, ski service machines are installed worldwide in ski resorts, sports stores, rental companies, hotels, service companies and at renowned ski and snowboard manufacturers such as Rossignol, Völkl, Nidecker, Scott or Head and many more.
Formation of the Casting Finishing business unit with the development of automatic casting finishing machines and cutting systems. The focus is on process optimization and mass casting.
The Casting Finishing division's product range includes twist drill grinders, high-pressure belt grinders, cut-off machines for hardened profile bars, wet cut-off machines for precision cuts on rails and shafts, surface grinders, cut-off machines for removing sprue systems and separating castings, and round part grinders.
Launch of the PROFI line in the Ski & Board Tuning sector. For the first time, the combined belt-stone grinding machines feature a control system with reproducible surface structures.
Presentation of the DTS-U edge grinding machine with HQT edge technology. The optimum interaction of the disc for the side edges and the polishing wheel for the base edges guarantee precise edge geometry over the entire ski and board length in just one operation.
Handover of the management to the 4th generation of the family business, Stefan Reichmann.
Patent application for the new loading system of the SF-1 ski service machine.
Patent application for the new VARIO belt technology in the ski service area. The specially developed VARIO belts achieve high-quality pre-grinding and structural results comparable to stone grinding.
Reichmann Casting Finishing introduces the first 5-axis NC contour grinding system at GIFA in Düsseldorf.
100th company anniversary - Fittingly, the company building shines in new splendor after extensive modernization. The medium-sized family business now employs around 80 people in three independent business units with a global sales network.
Two innovations in the ski service sector are registered for patent: The new transport and loading device for the SF-4 service machine and a device for structuring gliding sports equipment for use in the first laser structuring machine for skis. Both innovations will be presented to the trade public for the first time at ISPO in Munich.
Reichmann acquires the intellectual property of the Italian mechanical engineering company MAUS - a global leader in casting fettling automation. The combination of the know-how and experience of Reichmann and MAUS results in the new standardized product line MAUS for automatic fettling of castings made of iron, steel, brass, copper or aluminum.