History of Gersfelder Metallwaren GmbH

For over 50 years, Gersfelder Metallwaren GmbH has stood for innovative manufacturing solutions, and today it is one of the leading manufacturers of assemblies and welded assemblies, bent wire and tubular parts as well as turned parts in Germany.

50 years ago

GMW History2

1970 – Founded by Irmgard Pfeifer

Approx. 35 employees on a production area of approximately 1,500 square meters

1988 – Son Mathias Pfeifer takes over the management

Approx. 50 employees

1991 – Pfeifer Präzision Fulda is taken over

1992 – Takeover of Forta Pumpenbau, Bad Salzungen

Production site in Gersfeld, winter 1985

GMW History 3

1995 – Relocation and consolidation of Pfeifer Präzision to Gersfeld

Approx. 90 employees on a production area of 1,850 sqm

1997 – Forta Pumpenbau merges with GMW

2003 – Forta pump construction sold

Ongoing expansion of the Gersfeld site (2005-2013)

Ssts 1407 7149 Gebaeude2

2013 – Expansion of the production area to over 5,000 square meters

Approx. 210 employees on a production area of 5,000 square meters

Production site in Arad, in Romania, spring 2019

IMG 9843 Arad

2014 – Third generation of GMW: Maximilian Pfeifer takes over the management

2019 – Opening of a new production site in Arad / Romania with an area of 3,000 sqm

Approx. 250 employees on a total production area of 8,000 square meters

Gersfelder Metallwaren GmbH