Success Story with long tradition

From the iron hammer to Kurtz Ersa, a worldwide operating group. Today we are technological or world market leader in many fields. The management is already owned by the sixth generation of the family.

Kurtz Iron Foundry in 1907
Kurtz Iron Foundry in 1907
Ersa Booth 1921
Ersa Booth 1921

Kurtz Ersa - a historical outline in figures


Foundation of the Iron Hammer in Hasloch


Foundation of the Iron Foundry in Hasloch 


First machine building activities


Foundation of the metal foundry in Mannheim


Patent registration of the electrical soldering iron


Construction of cardboard machines


Construction of cardboard machines


Construction of the new foundry building


Construction of Soldering Machines


Production of Particle Foam Machines


200-year Anniversary of the Kurtz Group


Take-over aluminium foundry


Production of Foundry Machines


Foundation of Kurtz North America


Construction of the new machine factory building


Foundation of Kurtz Far East/Hongkong


Take-over of blockmould factory in Altaussee, Austria


Foundation of Kurtz France / Kurtz Italia


Take-over of Ersa Soldering Technology


Foundation of the Sheet Metal Plant - MBW Metallbearbeitung Wertheim GmbH


Foundation of Kurtz Holding Beteiligungs KG as parent company


Invention of the ERSASCOPE


Implementation of SAP R/3


Certification acc. to DIN IOS 9001 ff.


Foundation of Kurtz Zhuhai Manufacturing


225-year Anniversary of the Kurtz Group


Construction of MBW Sheet Metal Plant

HIP Hammer Innovation Programme


Production start of Ersa Screen Printers

Foundation of Kurtz Ost / Moscow


Certification acc. to IOS 14001


Production start of Trimming Presses


Ersa DVS-Institution


New Corporate Identity


New Powder Coating Plant (MBW)


New Assembly Hall in Wiebelbach


235-year Anniversary Kurtz Ersa
Opening Kurtz Ersa HAMMERMUSEUM

Ground-breakting SMART FOUNDRY in February


Official opening SMART FOUNDRY


Opening of the training platform HAMMER ACADEMY


Opening of Kurtz Ersa Central Warehouse


Grand Opening for Kurtz Ersa Asia Ltd. – extension in Zhuhai