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About us

About us

  • Friedrich Wernig, who ran a farm and restaurant in Linsengericht - Hof-Eich, acquired a lathe in 1946 and started producing spinning wheels and wooden plates.

  • In 1948 name change to Eisendreherei and the start of contract manufacturing of components for the industries in the greater Hanau area. Son Ferdinand Wernig, who had been employed by W.C. Heraeus since 1950, took care of the corresponding business connections. Now components were produced for vacuum technology as well as the assembly of vacuum pump stations.

  • In 1956 the running of the farm and restaurant ended, the existing hall was converted and used as a workshop. Also the machinery range was extended accordingly. Little by little also welded constructions were manufactured and the maintenance of vacuum pumps offered.

  • In 1972 Friedrich Wernig handed his company over to his son Ferdinand, who gave up his position as foreman of the repair workshop for vacuum pumps at Leybold-Heraeus.

  • 1983 acquisition of land in Gelnhausen-Roth in the western industrial estate and the building of a production hall with office building, that was moved into in 1984.

  • In 1991 WERNIG became general representative for KINNEY Vacuum USA (today TUTHILL Group) in Germany and Offical Service Center for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

  • 1994 expansion of the production hall to a total of 1200 m²

  • In 1995 the son Thomas Wernig took over the company and traded under the name Thomas Wernig Maschinen – und Apparatebau.

  • In 2001 Thomas Wernig died suddenly at the age of 39 on the 12th May. Stefan Leber, nephew of Ferdinand Wernig and cousin of the late Thomas Wernig has managed the destiny of the WERNIG company since August 2001.

  • At the end 2001 the conversion to WERNIG Maschinen- und Apparatebau GmbH took place

  • In 2006 WERNIG now traded under the name WERNIG Maschinen- und Apparatebau GmbH & Co. KG

Today a team of 15 qualified employees is at our customers disposal. Many years of experience in the area of mechanical processing and vacuum technology, the high qualified staff as well as our modern technical facilities guarantee our customers high quality products, competent advice as well as a reliable service.