History

The present day's company W. H. Augenstein GmbH was founded in 1960 by Wilhelm Augenstein and his two sons in Keltern-Ellmendingen (Enzkreis). W. H. Augenstein GmbH is a medium-sized company that is constantly growing. As a family-owned enterprise in the fourth generation with own tool making and approx. 90 employees, we are still manufacturing the most varied products in the field of stamping/ punching technology.

  • 1960
    Founded as "W.H. Augenstein KG" (a limited partnership) by Wilhelm Heinrich Augenstein and his two sons Werner and Dieter Augenstein
  • 1980s
    Transition to the third generation (Uli Augenstein)
  • 1993
    Beginning of the progressive punching tool manufacturing and production
  • 1995
    Certification in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001
  • 2000
    Extension of the area by approx. 1,000 sqm
  • 2011-12
    Expansion: Area by additional 1,000 sqm, machinery by 25 %
  • 2013
    Succession of the 4th generation in company management (Anina and Steffen Augenstein)
  • 2015
    Certification in accordance with ISO/TS 16949