KÖLLE

Kölle Holzbearbeitungsmaschinen

German manufacturer of woodworking machinery for carpentries.

History

2001

Declaration of bankruptcy and bankruptcy in June

2000

The best export markets are America, Sweden, England and France.

2000

The successful models were HKA 63 (surfacer and thicknesser), F45 (first spindle moulder with cylinder guide), FORMATIC (sliding table saw)

about 1985

Cooperation with Dornburg: Kölle standard machines are bought up with 'Dornburg' print.

from about 1970

Construction of the circular saw K45 (the first circular saw with motorized adjustment)

1969

Richard Koelle dies, his son Rolf Schmidt becomes managing director.

from about 1955

Surface and thickness planer HK 63 is an absolute success. Number of employees has dropped from 350 (before the war) to 150.

about 1950

Construction of thickness and surface planers, surface planers, spindle moulders, table saws.

1949

Establishment of Kölle Maschinenbau GmbH as a production and distribution company.

1945

Bombardment by the Americans because of the weapons manufacturing.

1939

Koelle becomes a weapon factory and later for the V2.

1930

Development of a metal band saw with infinitely adjustable transmission.

1930s

Specialization on the series production of standard joinery machines.

1920

Rudolf Koelle dies.

1917

Richard Koelle takes over the company from his father and extends the production program to the vertical metal band sawing machines.

about 1890

Development of a mobile band saw. The engine is built by them, too.

1882

Establishment of a mechanical engineering by Rudolf Koelle that becomes known a few years later under the name Rud. Kölle Maschinenfabrik, Esslingen am Neckar.

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KÖLLE, 2010

Series

Combination machine
Edge milling machine
Sliding table saw
Spindle moulder
Band saw
Surface planer
Bench saw
Thickness Planer
Combined surface/ thickness planing machine
Tenoning machine
Slot boring machine