The Reutlingen manufacturer of tube bending
machines PULZER now belongs completely to the
Ditzingen, May 2001 - The TRUMPF Group has
acquired full control over PULZER GmbH + Co. KG,
the Reutlingen manufacturer of tube bending
machines, effective May 1, 2001. Since the
beginning of 2000, TRUMPF has owned a majority
share of 75% of the machine manufacturer and has
now, as was planned, bought the remaining 25% of
the shares. These were previously held by the
founding family Pulzer.
TRUMPF's participation in PULZER has proven to
be an important synthesis of complementary
technologies. As one of the world's largest
manufacturers of machine tools and market leader
in the field of lasers for industrial
fabrication, TRUMPF possesses extensive expertise
in the laser machining of tubes and profiles.
TRUMPF PULZER is a leader in the area of computer-controlled
tube bending and tube-end forming machines.Sophisticated
tube bending techniques are, among other things,
an important prerequisite for the hydroforming of
tubes - a leading-edge technology, especially in
the automobile industry.
During the past year, the two companies
together have been able to offer customers a
broad range of complementary technologies
surrounding the machining of tubes and profiles.
TRUMPF's sales and service networks have provided
the necessary worldwide market presence. This
will yield a significant increase in revenues
during the current fiscal year. TRUMPF PULZER
employs a staff of about 100 and now belongs to
the laser technology division of the TRUMPF Group.
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