The chronicle of the founding and development of company Kepp Stanztechnik Ges.m.b.H
Foundation of the Company, Gerhard Kepp sen. cutting die manufacturing.
Reorganization of the company to a limited liability company with the associates Gerhard and Ingrid Kepp and the three sons Andreas, Gerhard jun. and Peter Kepp.
Moving to the new built production hall at the present location in Lambach.
Expanding the business by founding a stamping department.
Establishing of the locksmithery by locksmith Andreas Kepp.
Extensive expansion of the production halls.
Further expansion of the production halls.
Purchase of a new 1500 W laser cutting machine and und acquisition of a plot of land.
Construction of a 810 m² warehouse.
The three sons Andreas, Gerhard jun. and Peter Kepp take over the management of KEPP Stanztechnik GmbH.
2004 - 2007
Purchase of new bridge punching machines to expand the punching department.
The company is certified according to ISO 9001:2000.
2008 - 2009
In this two years we have to reduce the number of employees by a quarter because of the poor economic situation. After the crisis is over, we can achieve again 30 employees.
The third generation enters the company.
Expansion of the production hall - new locksmithery was built.
Restructuring and reorganization of the Department cutting dies. Modificating the workbenches.
Purchase of two bending machines - Thereby, the accuracy can be increased further.
Purchase of a new semi-automatic band saw for the locksmith department.
Acquisition of a 3 axis automatic drilling machine for the locksmithery. Better repeatability can be maintained.
The punching department is extended by a CNC travelling head press with automatic cutting belt. Large orders are much easier to handle.
Expansion of the die-making department with a CNC-controlled bending machine from Serviform - ECO plus for bending 19/2Pt. up to 30/4Pt. steel rules.
New CAD software - AutoCAD Mechanical with Sysform (from Serviform) for die makers.
Acquisition of a new flatbed cutting plotter including scanning device for large flat components.
The new PTS-neo laser system from Lasercomb is put into operation, it comes along with a filter system with pre-coating from Herding.
Purchase of an additional automatic bending machine for steel strips up to 60mm height - ECO Giant.
Installation of a WaterJet from Lasercomb to cut ejection rubbers and other soft materials.