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YOUR IDEAS AND VISIONS

MOLDED TO PERFECTION

HISTORY

GREAT FORM OVER

25 YEARS

Milestones

 

1993 

  • Company foundation::

  • Integration of 16 employees from the mould making department of the former Albert Nestler

 

1994 

  • Introduction of 3D CAD/Pro-E

 

1995     

  • Introduction of 3D CAM/Pro-E

1996     

  • Relocated to a new facility

  • Use of the first wire eroding machine

  • Introduction of an internal quality management system

  • Use of a highly accurate milling machine with speeds of up to 15,000 rpm

1998 

  • Use of a large horizontal milling centre

2000 

  • Investment in a 3D measurement machine

  • Investment in a HSC milling machine with speeds of up to 42,000 rpm

  • New construction project in Lahr (Karl-Kammer-Strasse)

2001     

  • Moved in to a new facility

  • Hard turning on a cycle-controlled lathe

2002     

  • Commissioning of a sampling centre with multi-component injection moulding machine, peripherals, and specially trained staff

2003     

  • Investment in second HSC milling machines with speeds of up to 42,000 rpm and an enlarged work area

2004     

  • Introduction of a high-performance ERP/PPS system

2005     

  • Investment in a highly accurate cylindrical grinding machine

  • Doubling the production area due to an extension

2006     

  • Investment in a 3K injection moulding machine with a clamp force of 75 t 

2007     

  • Investment in a 2K injection moulding machine with a clamp force of 275 t

2008 

  • Use of a new Mazak Quick TURN machining centre with powered tools

2009     

  • Investment in market-leading filling and warpage simulation software

  • Certification of POLAR-FORM Werkzeugbau GmbH in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001

  • Introduction of the standard rotary plate program

  • Dieter Göppert is named Managing Director of POLAR-FORM Werkzeugbau GmbH

2010     

  • Investment in an ARBURG Allrounder 420 injection moulding machine

2011     

  • Use of a new vertical eroding unit with 40 switches of electrode

2012     

  • Re-certification as per DQS DIN EN ISO 9001

2013     

  • POLAR-FORM Werkzeugbau GmbH celebrates its 20th anniversary

  • Investment in the new Werth measurement machine

  • Investment in 3D CNC and CT evaluation software

2014     

  • Investment in a new 5-axis laser welding unit

  • Investment in a new deep hole boring machine

2015     

  • Investment in a new Form 3000HP vertical eroding machine

  • Introduction of an additional “Open Mind Hypermill” CAM system

  • Certification as per the latest standard DQS DIN ISO 9001:2015

 

2016

  • Investment in a new DMG HSC 75 Linear 5-axis milling machine

  • Updating the MPI MoldFlow, Pro-Engineer, Mazatrol, and Lei WireCut software

  • Use of a new AGIE Cut 3000S wire eroding machine


2017

  • Investment in a new 5-axis milling centre with pallet changer

2018

  • POLAR-FORM Werkzeugbau GmbH celebrates its 25th anniversary

  • Extension of office premises (ca. 400 m2)

  • Use of the new ARBURG Allrounder 570 S 2200-400/170 2F injection moulding

 

Karl-Kammer-Straße 11
D-77933 Lahr / Schwarzwald

Germany

Tel.:    +49-(0)78 21-95 03-0
Fax:    +49-(0)78 21-95 03-20

 

E-Mail:    info@polar-form.de

Web:       www.polar-form.de

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