Company History

Year
1919

Dipl. Ing. Richard Schmid and Dipl. Ing. Walter Wezel founded an engine works in Stuttgart.

1921

Launch of the BIAX brand - synonymous with flexible shafts.

1923

Move to a factory building in Maulbronn.

1924

Founding of their own company in the USA.

1934

EFA meat processing machines offer a new product line.

1945

Under the management of Mr Hans-Georg Wezel the production of flexible shafts and meat processing machines was expanded.

1954

Foundation of the subsidiary BIAX Tools GmbH & Co.

1968

Foundation of BIAX GmbH in Steckborn (CH).

1989

Mr. Dipl.-Kfm. Ulrich Merkle takes over as managing director.

The third generation of the family thereby takes over the management of the company.

1993

Foundation of the EFA Processing Equipment Company in Omaha (USA).

1997

The company is DIN ISO 9001 certified.

1998

Foundation of BIAX Italia S.r.I. in Rovereto (I).

1998

Acquisition of SIG Airtool Division in Neuhausen (CH).

2000

Introduction of a modern EAP system.

2000

Continuous expansion of the machine park with modern CNC machining centres.

2001

BIAX GmbH Steckborn moved to Neuhausen am Rheinfall (CH).

2003

Construction and opening of a new production and administration building.

2004

The company is DIN EN ISO 9001 certified. Regular recertification’s in the following years.

2010

Introduction of a repair service with complete overhaul in our in-house repair shop.

2012

Introduction of the new "RSC Modular" pneumatic robot spindle system with deflection.

2014

Establishment of the competence center for automated deburring at the Maulbronn headquarters.

2015

Opening of the scraper academy with regularly scheduled one-week scraper seminars.

2019

ANNIVERSARY - 100 years of Schmid & Wezel

2019

The anniversary model of the flexible shaft drive "MB 50 G" is released.

2019

Mr. Torsten Wiesenmaier takes over as managing director. 

Since 2013 he has been the authorized officer (financial manager) of the company.

2019

Market launch of the new electric micro grinder "SE 50 Silent Grinder".

2020

Certification in the field of export/customs to AEO-C (Authorized Economic Operator)

2020

Transfer of the production of our burrs from the Neuhausen (CH) plant to Germany.

2020

The new BIAX air spindles with quick tool change system and axial deflection are introduced to the market.

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BIAX Schmid & Wezel GmbH

Maybachstraße 2

75433 Maulbronn

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BIAX Schmid & Wezel GmbH & Co. KG - Maybachstraße 2 - 75433 Maulbronn - Telefon +49(0)7043-102-0 - Telefax +49(0)7043-102-78 - biax-verkauf@biax.de - www.biax-germany.com