Historical Milestones

Volkmann. Competence in Twisting

We would like to invite you on a journey through the history of Volkmann.  Find the key milestones from the beginnings of our company up to the present day.

2015 Takeover Parts and Service of Verdol – Reyes Group
2015 Joint venture with Indian company Peass (Market leader in the segment of assembly winders in India)
2013 Continuation of the over 160-year history of Saurer under the roof of the Jinsheng Group.
2011 Market launch of Volkmann CT eco – New twisting machine with eco-servo drive concept
2008 Market launch of Fusion Twister – New Two-for-One twisting machine for mid range market in China, India and Pakistan
2005 Market Launch of GlassTwister – up-twisting of glass filament yarns
2004 Market Launch of FOCUS – Two-for-One twisting machine for mid range market in China, India and Pakistan
1999 Supply of the 2.500.000 twisting spindle worldwide
1997 Foundation of subsidiary company in Suzhou (China) – market launch of CompactTwister in China
1994 Market launch of new Two-for-One Twister – Generation CompactTwister for all staple fibre yarns worldwide
1990 Fusion of the companies Allma, Hamel and Volkmann to Saurer Twisting Systems – Member of Saurer Group
1982 Market launch of CarpetCabler / CarpetTwister – cabling and up-twisting of carpet yarns
1969 Foundation of AVC (American Volkmann Coorperation) in Charlotte, N.C., USA
1964 Foundation of the R & D Centre Palitex in Willich, Germany
1959 Presentation of the new Two-for-One Twister machine generation for staple fibre yarns during ITMA in Milan
1954 Market entry of the new Two-for-One Twister machine generation for staple fibre yarns
1930 Start of internationalization for sale of textile machines to Europe, South America and Australia
1910 Re-winder and winding machines as well as accessories for local textile industry
1904 Foundation of machine works and iron foundry Volkmann & Co. In Krefeld, Germany