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More than 100 years of know-how
Heger is an expert with years of experience for professional diamond applications in the fields of construction, surface preparation, natural stone and refractory in Europe.
1908 - 2018 | For over 110 years Heger has made quality their utmost priority. Heger celebrates 110 years of technology leadership and dedication to German based manufacturing. Founded in 1908 in Freiburg the company has reached new heights through its ongoing product innovation and commitment to delivering superior service. To achieve flexible production and short-term delivery time every year Heger invest in latest production machines and technology. Take advantage of 110 years of professional know-how.
Heger keeps expanding rapidly. In 2016 we focus on developing and producing diamond segments for all applications. This is why we have expanded our inventory by further state of the art machinery. Our new wall saw and floor cutting blades in addition to our new segment components have already proved to be very successful on the international market - one of the reasons why we expand our sales team. Made in Germany – still our well-proven dictum.
Heger splits from the US corporate group ITW. Formation of a new enterprise : Heger - Excellent diamond tools by GD and SH. All Heger staff was transfered into the new company. The segment production - which had been sorced out to Belgium by ITW in 2007 - is now again back in Heitersheim. Heger Excellent Diamond Tools BV is established in Hoogerheide/Netherlands to cover commercial and technical customer service in Benelux.
Heger invests in a new building also located in Heitersheim. This is another clear pledge to Germany as a business site. New products will be presented this year.
Günter Dreyer joins the company as applications engineer. In the years to come production processes and products for the building industries will continuously improove.
Stefan Haag takes over the management.
The US American combine ITW takes over Heger European Diamond tools.
Heger moves to Heitersheim.
Heger is sold to a private investor. The focus is now on the building industry.
Rudolf Heger, founder of Heger-Hamedis diamond mill in Freiburg, sells special saws all over the world. Throughout both world wars Heger-Hamedis produces and develops diamond blades and stone-working machines. In the new premisses in Umkirch the focus is on research and development of diamont tools for the stone industry. In the 1960s Heger was a pioneer in using sintering technology.