|Company location||Minden (DE)|
|Management (2017)||Jörg F. Mayer, Wolfgang Ruhnau|
|Employees estimated (2016)||250|
|Revenue estimated (2016)||40 Mio. €|
Leading manufacturer of sliding table saws based in Minden, Westphalia.
Feature: Production of 111 circular saws with a design-panel (front side of the machine) what shows 111 annual rings.
Launch of the model F45 ELMO III D - machine with bilateral pivoting blade
The company produces in Germany, Brazil and China, another site in India ist planned; spare parts for models that back to the year 1936 are stored.
Introduction: parallelogram cross slide; voltage in vacuum sliding The company is producing about 4500 machines per year and advertises with 130,000 Altendorf machines produced in the 100-year history.
Opening of new sales and service center in Minden; 100-year anniversary; the new generation F 45 and F 45 ELMO (anthracite) is presented
Kurt Altendorf dies; construction of the sales and logistics center in Minden; introduction of the WA 6
Introduction of the WA 8
Siegfried Thiele retired from the company; introduction of the WA 80
Tom Altendorf joins the company
Acquisition of machinery Müller Minden mbH; world record: The 100,000st machine leaves the factory; innovation: user-guided machine control
Establishment of Altendorf Asia, introducing the three Altendorf series F 45, F45 ELMO, F 45 POSIT / c.a.t.s.; panel sizing program POSIT / c.a.t.s.
Expansion of the administrative building in Minden; introducing: TIP-SERVO Drive
Death of Willy Altendorf; establishment of Altendorf Qinhuangdao; Introduction of the F45 POSIT cats - the first sliding table saw in the world with interface for PC and four CNC-controlled axes; RAPIDO scoring system ; VARIO drive: infinitely adjustable actuator of the saw unit
Presentation of the new generation of panel saws with CNC control: the introduction of the POSIT-series
Kurt Altendorf retired from active business life.
Electromotive adjustment of the rip fence is presented
Establishment of Altendorf in Australia
New: Double-sided fence
The first foreign subsidiary in the U.S.
The hydraulic axe adjustment is introduced.
First annual production of 3000 saws; innovation: pivoting blade
Commissioning of today's factory on the Wettiner Avenue / Minden; the protective hood with integrated suction is introduced
Willy Altendorf and Siegfried Thiele take over the management.
Innovation: concrete-steel composite construction of the machine stand
Innovation: scoring unit
First annual production of 1,000 units
Introduction of mass production; the world's first aluminum sliding table; henceforth the focus is solely on the design and production of panel saws
Death of company founder Wilhelm Altendorf
Introduction of revenue sharing for employees
New construction of the sliding table
The sons Willy and Kurt join the company
Relocation of the factory to Minden, Westphalia
Establishment and invention of the sliding-table saw 'System Altendorf' by Wilhelm Altendorf in Berlin