Otto Martin Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG
German manufacturer of table sliding saws, surface planers and moulders, based in Ottobeuren in the Allgäu.
The thickness planer T 45 and T 54 are being equipped with the x-plane spiral cutter block, which creates a material thickness of 1,5 mm.
Market Lounge of Q-FIN
Q-FIN stands for the Quality Finishing technical method, whereas the lacquer sanding is no longer required in the window constructing process.
The sliding table saw MARTIN T 60 C will be introduced in the market as succeeding model for the T60A and T 65 with technical innovations and modifications.
Comprehensive restructuring and reorganization measures.
The panel saws T 60 and T 74 are produced
The moulder T 92 with belt-less direct-drive of the tools is developed. The divisions of Martin are about 40% table sliding saws and 30% for each shapers and planing machines.
Development of the T 45 Contour, the first machine that is able to plan and profile the entire width.
Peter Martin, the son of Max Martin joins the management. Construction of the sliding table saw T 73 .
T 20 Duo with control electronics. Establishing the subsidiary MARTIN Woodworking Machinery in the United States.
Tilting arbor shaper T 26
Construction of the table sliding saw T 72A with a new scoring saw unit that allows adjustment of the height, lateral position and scoring width while the machine is running.
Construction of the thickness planer T 44 and the CNC tilting arbor shaper T25.
The four side planer T 90 with patented automatic table lubrication is developed.
Production of beam saws is stopped. In total 177 pieces were produced up to this day.
First surface planer T 52.
Starting the production of panel saws ( T 80 , 5 years later T 83 )
Development of the world's first shaper with alternating spindle up/down, which is especially a great progress, especially in the production of windows. The T75 sliding table saw is the most sold machine with 4500 pieces.
Award for thicknesser T 41 .
Otto Martin dies. Then the sons Max and Otto join the company and change the sole proprietorship into the Otto Martin Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG.
Starting exports to the U.S.. The T 75 is the first sliding table saw in the world with up to 45 ° tiltable blade.
The surfacer T 50 is honored.
Development and production of the first combined surfacer/ thicknesser. First export connections are made.
Series production of a combined circular saw, shapers and drilling machines
Opening its own foundry.
Relocation of operations to Ottobeuren.
Production of the first sheer shaper.
Production of combined shapers, surface planers, band saws and combined planers. Invention of the steel-concrete compound machine frame and introduction of iron machine tables.
Founded by Otto Martin in Benningen near Ottobeuren. The first machine is a combined circular saw, shaper and slot boring machine.