WEEKE Bohrsysteme GmbH
Up to march 2017: WEEKE Bohrsysteme GmbH (drilling systems)
The manufacturer develops and produces machines for the wood processing industry and crafts. Priorities are (2011) CNC-machining centres, as well as facilities for through-feed boring lines and facilities for boring and fittings insertion in the industrial manufacturing of corpus and fronts. The company claims to be the largest member of the HOMAG Group and is located in Herzebrock-Clarholz, Germany.
- stationary CNC machining centres
- through-feed boring lines
- boring and insertion technique
- boring- and dowel inserting machines
- sanding technology (Bütfering, since 2012)
- 2nd plant: WEEKE Bohrsysteme GmbH Herford: responsible for all MAW- and Nottmeyer systems
With the slogan 'One company - One brand' HOMAG changes the marketing strategy. In the future the panel sizing machine by HOLZMA, the edgebander by BRANDT, the CNC-machining centre by WEEKE or the grinding machine by BÜTFERING alls carry the HOMAG logo.
Approx. 700 employees work on a productional area of 21.350m².
Integration of the sanding technology brand BÜTFERING is completed.
- Opening of the first HOMAG Group Competence center in Herzebrock.
The BST 800 is presented on the LIGNA
world premiere at the LIGNA: Presentation of the BHX 050; the new High Tech material SORB TECH is introduced
launch of marketing campaign 'CNC-Offensive' plus 20% growth and further developing of the strategic leadership
Development of the Vantage series and successful premiere of the new BHX 500 at the show in Birmingham, 1300 CNC-machining centres (HOMAG | WEEKE) and construction of a new production hall
Venture series is developed and produced
Completion and moving into the new office building
Expansion to an additional production hall
Completion and moving into the new production hall
The previously family-owned company is in the Homag Group included: WEEKE takes the strategically important task of boring, milling and assembly technology; for the company an important step in the expansion: by the global distribution WEEKE customers in more than 70 countries (on 5 continents) were cared; the export rate is over 86%
Development of individually retrievable drilling spindles
First CNC controlled machine
World's first lock inlet machine SEM I, which was able to execute operations in just 5 seconds. This' revolutionary follows a machine for multi-spindle boring in plate materials. This machine made the previous groove- and spring-connection unnecessary (dowel boring machine).
Development of its own product range, for example pressing of corpus
Gustav WEEKE & Son based in the Westphalian Herzebrock a locksmith, which was already responded to the concerns of wood-processing factories was aligned