01.05.2019 | 110 Years Thielenhaus

The Wuppertal-based family business Thielenhaus Technologies GmbH will be 110 years old on May 1, 2019. From its beginnings as a manufacturer of textile machines, the company has developed into the world market leader in machine tools for surface finishing. The processing of foreign markets has a lng tradition. Today, the company is represented worldwide with eight locations in six countries on four continents. In addition, Thielenhaus Technologies fulfills the requirement of customer proximity through specialized commercial agencies in all major industrialized countries.

Since 1955, the globally operating group of companies has included the traditional brand Koellmann, founded in 1904 in Leipzig, which is considered one of the leading German suppliers of heavy-duty standard and special gearboxes as well as diaphragm compressors for the production of oil-free compressed air.

The fortunes of the family business are in the third generation by the brothers Dr. Peter Thielenhaus as Managing Director and Dietrich W. Thielenhaus as Chairman of the Advisory Board. With Maya Thielenhaus, the fourth generation has now assumed operational responsibility as a project manager. The manufacturer has always produced groundbreaking innovations. The fact that the long-established company now holds more than 430 patents worldwide indicates the research and development effort of recent decades. Click here for the official press release (German Language).

14.06.2019 | Visit our EMO 2019 Special!

Thielenhaus Microfinish will present trend-setting innovations in the field of surface finishing and geometry improvement at the EMO in Hanover from 16 to 21 September. The EMO will feature exhibitors from all over the world and from all sectors of metalworking technology. Visit our EMO landingpage for more information!

You will find us in hall 11 at stand B53 | Thielenhaus EMO Special

23.04.2019 | Thielenhaus at the CIMT in Beijing

The CIMT - China International Machine Tool Show - is one of the world's largest and most influential machine tool trade shows. All renowned engineering companies participate in the exhibition and display the most advanced manufacturing technologies. The rapidly growing trade fair has become an integral part of Thielenhaus Microfinish's trade fair portfolio. Successful on site was a mixed team of employees from our sites Thielenhaus Machinery Shanghai (TMS) and Thielenhaus Technologies (TT) from Wuppertal. Here are some impressions of our stand in Beijing.

02.04.2019 | Meet Us In Switzerland!

Our Swiss colleagues from Thielenhaus Superfinish Innovation are looking forward to the upcoming PRODEX show in Basel, May 14 - 17, 2019. Thielenhaus Superfinish Innovation will present their innovative and highly flexible CUBE Evo and a wide selection of cost-efficient superfinishing attachment devices at PRODEX. These offer the possibility of performing medium-quality or structuring surface finishing operations on a lathe. You can find out more about Thielenhaus Superfinish Innovation at the Basel Trade Fair on the exhibitor page.

➡ You will find us in hall 1 at stand B49 [ Read More ]

22.02.2019 | Impressions from IMTEX India

As an initiative of the IMTMA, IMTEX is a flagship for the Indian industry. IMTEX is South and Southeast Asia's largest exhibition for the metal industry, showing the latest trends and technological developments. The event attracts visitors from a wide range of manufacturing and ancillary industries. As a key market for Thielenhaus Microfinish India (TMI) we had a very impressive booth on this show. Get some impressions from the show with our exhibition planner.

25.07.2018 | How about a job in Switzerland?

In Switzerland, the Thielenhaus Superfinish Innovation AG in Matzingen, are responsible for Microfinish machines and attachment devices. We have grown rapidly in the last few years since our founding and are therefore looking for motivated new employees.
Are you interested? Then apply here for the following jobs (German job description):
▶ Process Specialist / Operations Manager (m/w):
▶ Polymechanic (m/w):
Nothing found? Then take a look at the Thielenhaus career portal:

26.01.2018 | Thielenhaus Technologies: An Excellent "Hidden Champion"

Once again, Thielenhaus Technologies was included in the list of "hidden champions" of the renowned Wirtschaftswoche.

Those who want to secure a place in the world market leader index, which is created by the renowned University of St. Gallen, must meet strict criteria:

✓ Companies must have the highest or second highest market share in their segment
✓ Your annual turnover must exceed 50 million euros
✓ Of which companies must generate at least half abroad
✓ In addition, world market leaders must be active on at least three continents

If you also want to work for a hidden champion, you should apply quickly in our career area.

06.06.2018 | The Brand New Thielenhaus Trade Fair Planner

Regarding the large amount of trade fairs and congresses on the topic of superfinishing with Thielenhaus participation, it is hard to keep track of things. Good that we have prepared the Thielenhaus trade fair planner. On this page you will find all our upcoming trade fair participations as well as a comprehensive archive of past events. Also, there are many pictures of our booths and impressions of our team. Click here to see more.

20.01.2017 | Enter The Fourth Generation

Numerous examples of technical brilliance from the automotive, anti-friction bearing, aviation, aerospace and medical engineering industries would have been inconceivable had it not been for Ernst Thielenhaus, the son of the company’s founder, who was developing an advanced method for surface finishing and had filed numerous patents back in the 1950s.

With the development and continual improvement of the Microfinish process, Thielenhaus Technologies GmbH – a family company founded in 1909 and based in Wuppertal – has surpassed the competition to become the global leader in precision machine tools for surface precision machining. Even today, the company is owner-managed, and it is perhaps because of this that, in spite of numerous successes and growth, the company has never lost its familiar atmosphere.

Maya Thielenhaus is the fourth generation of her family to enter into the business, and has been with the company since 1 November. For the three years prior to her appointment, Ms. Thielenhaus was employed as a project manager at a renowned consultancy firm. Before this she was employed in Montevideo (Uruguay) as a business analyst at one of the largest providers of shipping, port and logistics services in South America. Her key tasks here were the analysis and optimisation of company-internal work flows and process development.

During her studies at Maastricht University (Netherlands), Ms. Thielenhaus completed her Masters in “Strategy & Innovation” in 2012, and prior to that received her Bachelor in “International Business Economics”. In the course of this professional training she also completed an international semester at the Queens University in Kingston (Canada).

In her role as project manager, Maya Thielenhaus oversees the initiation and implementation of company-internal projects such as “Digitalisation” and “Industry 4.0”, and is now actively involved in shaping the future of a company steeped in tradition.

More press releases on this topic:

  • Fachverlag Möller
  • Powerworld-online
  • Maschine + Werkzeug
  • Die Stadtzeitung
  • Werkstatt + Betrieb

19.01.2017 | Thielenhaus Microfinish Has A Brand New Website

Today sees the release of in a brand-new, modern look. The site navigation is particularly well structured, and is broken down according to our machine platforms. 

In addition to the latest innovations, the homepage also offers quick access to our products and services. Our new website is also 100% optimised for mobile devices, and offers fast loading times even when on the move. With the new Event Planner you can now enjoy an overview of upcoming exhibitions and events. Please take a little time to explore our new website.


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