PANHANS Maschinenbau GmbH
German manufacturer of beamsaws, standard machines, as well as Feeding systems, located in Sigmaringen.
From the former PANHANS product range the beamsaw S 45 as well as the model ECOPAN (now with the designation fh 3), are still offered with features typical for Schelling.
'PANHANS by HOKUBEMA' The (HOKUBEMA Maschinenbau GmbH) continues the production of PANHANS - standard machines further on offers security technology. The label 'PANHANS' will be integrated in a new logo since the end of 2010.
21.04. Bankruptcy application has been made. The parent company, PANHANS Maschinenbau GmbH Austria is not affected. At the end of September, Schelling Anlagenbau GmbH and the Vorarlberg company AW Bearbeitungssysteme GmbH (AWB) takes over the company. The production of PANHANS machines continues.
Family Panhans in Sigmaringen sold shares to the investors in Micheldorf. Therefore, the former parent company becomes the subsidiary and the subsidiary the parent company
100% separation between Sigmaringen and Micheldorf/Austria
Bankrupty of the PANHANS subsidiary in Austria; Sigmaringen is not affected. After the bankrupty of the subsidiary in Austria, two investors get in, a banking group and a private investor. Therefore it goes on in Austria.
A big part of the employees with experiences in Beamsaws in Austria moved to HOLZ-HER Austria
PANHANS builds a second manufacturing location in Germany (for standard machines) - in Schmalkalden/Thüringen because of the sharp increased demand from East Germany's.
In the 1990s producing of Beamsaws in Austria and standard machines in Sigmaringen
Engagement: 130 employees in Sigmaringen, 75 employees in Micheldorf (Austria); exports in approx. 60 countries
Modernization of the production in Sigmaringen, further expansion in the subsequent years
In the 1970s many standard machines were imported by the company Kirchfeld from Romania and Poland and delivered to the companies Schneider, Kamro Maschinenbau GmbH and PANHANS
The company's founder Anton Panhans dies
approx. setting up of a PANHANS - subsidiary in Austria
Starting of machinery production in Sigmaringen
New founding after the war; relocation to Sigmaringen
Rebuilding by the founder in Überlingen/Lake Constance; starting of the production of the famous Band saw blades guide APA
Expulsion of the company with its 2.000 employees
Moving into the new factory building in Meretitz near Klösterle
Starting of production of machine parts
Founding in Sigmaringen by Anton Panhans