History

2009

  • Founding of subsidiary companies in spain and portugal
  • 10 Years of KOMET India - KOMET India inaugurates new building

2008

 

  • KOMET celebrates the 90-year company anniversary
  • Opening of the Ideen-Fabrik and extension of the production area

 

 

  • The KOMET GROUP takes over Afilatec
  • TheKOMET GROUP takes over 80% of the shares of Afilatec S.A. de C.V. in Queretaro/Mexico. Afilatec is a manufacturer of solid carbide tools, and has a high level of expertise in the grinding and coating of solid carbide tools.

2007

 

  • Founding of subsidiary companies in Russia and the Czech Republic




2005

 

  • Founding of subsidiary companies in Japan, China and Sweden (SQUARE TOOLS)


2004

 

  • Merging of the sales activities of KOMET®, JEL®  and Dihart®
  • Founding of the KOMET GROUP®  GmbH

2003

 

  • Development of representative offices in China and Korea



2002

 

  • Founding of the joint-venture company KOMET®-URPOL, Poland


2001

 

  • Founding of KOMET Precision Tools India Pvt. Ltd.

2000

 

  • Opening of the TechCenter, Centre for Technology and Customer Trials, in Besigheim 

1999

 

  • Takeover of Jel®  Präzisionswerkzeuge Joh. + Ernst Link GmbH & Co. KG, Stuttgart
  • Founding of the sales company KOMET Brasilien


 

 

 

1998

 

  • Founding of the KOMET®  Indian Liaison Office
  • Founding of the Mexican sales company KOMET®  de Mexico

1997

 

  • Introduction of PCD tools high-speed machining



1996

 

  • Takeover of Dihart AG, Dulliken/Switzerland
  • Expansion of KOMET®  of America

1993

 

  • Founding of KOMET®  (UK) Ltd. in Great Britain
  • 75-year company anniversary

1991

 

  • Startup of the new KOMET®  production works in Chicago

1989

 

  • Founding of the Austrian sales company KOMET® Werkzeuge Ges.m.b.H. in Vienna and KOMET®  do Brasil

1987

 

  • Founding of the French sales company KOMET®  Sarl.


1982

 

  • Founding of the US sales and production company KOMET of America, Inc.
  • Development of production in a joint venture

1981

 

  • Founding of the Italian sales company KOMET®  Utensili Srl.


1977

 

  • KUB®  solid drills are successfully launched onto the market

1948

 

  • Besigheim becomes the headquarters of KOMET®

1918

 

  • Takeover of an engineering works in Fellbach/Stuttgart by Robert Breuning
 
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