Maschinenfabrik ALFING KESSLER GmbH

COMPANY HISTORY

1911Maschinenfabrik ALFING GmbH founded by Karl Kessler
1913Production of first case hardened crankshafts
1936Construction of special forge for crankshaft forgings
1951Crankshaft production reaches the one million mark
1952Construction of first induction hardening machine for crankshafts
1966Company re-named Maschinenfabrik ALFING Kessler GmbH
1969Concentration on large crankshafts, construction of new production shops
1990Expansion of crankshaft production for cars, construction of new production facilities
1995Separate production of prototype and motor racing crankshafts
2003Re-structuring and new direction: Large, Automotive, Hardening
2004Expansion of crankshaft production for cars, construction of new production shops
2008Construction of new production shop for large crankshafts and a press forging shop
2011100th anniversary of Maschinenfabrik ALFING Kessler
2011Further expansion of production facilities for series crankshafts
2012Sixty years of hardening machine construction
2013Founding of Maschinenfabrik ALFING Kessler Shanghai Co. Ltd.
2013Crankshaft production reaches the nine million mark