Römheld GmbH is the parent company of the group of companies named after it. At its current location in Laubach, the company has been producing since 1967 a large number of components and systems for more efficiency in the manufacturing industry.
With innovative inventions such as the block cylinder and the swing clamp, Römheld GmbH made a name for itself at an early stage as an innovative manufacturer of clamping elements. Already in 1984, Römheld GmbH was one of the first German companies to introduce CAD.
About 380 employees produce in Laubach clamping, support and positioning elements for workpieces, products for assembly and handling technology, hydraulic power units and modules for linear actuator technology. These specialists also develop tailor-made complete solutions for producers from numerous sectors - from the electrical and aviation industries to vehicle and mechanical engineering.
Friedrichshütte is the nucleus of the ROEMHELD Group and one of the oldest industrial companies in Germany still active today. Count Friedrich Ernst zu Solms founded it in 1707 and Julius Römheld leased it in 1870. This was the beginning of the success story of today's group of companies. A few years later, Römheld opened an ironworks, in 1948 the machine factory and iron foundry A. Römheld KG was established.
The approximately 30 employees of the foundry produce mainly complex components made of grey iron and nodular iron in batches of 1 to 20,000 pieces. The customers, who frequently order completely machined and assembled components, are primarily from the mechanical engineering, automotive and traffic engineering sectors.
Founded in 1947 as Maschinenfabrik Hilma, the company from Hilchenbach in the Siegerland region of Germany concentrated on clamping technology at an early stage and is now one of the leading international suppliers.
As early as 1949, the company laid the foundation for its international success with the patented "Hilma hydraulic clamp". Since 1991 the company belongs to ROEMHELD as Hilma-Römheld GmbH.
More than 130 employees produce clamping systems for the fast and precise set-up of workpieces as well as dies and moulds for forming technology and plastics processing and also components for the wind energy industry.
STARK Spannsysteme GmbH, based in Rankweil/Austria, is one of the market leaders in the field of zero-point clamping technology. Founded in 1977 with a focus on tool, machine and prototype construction, the company developed the world's first zero-point clamping system in 1988.
Today, the product range includes numerous components and systems for rational production, which are supplemented by customised solutions. STARK has been a member of the ROEMHELD Group since 2000 and currently employs about 50 people.
ROEMHELD UK is responsible for sales and service in Great Britain and the Republic of Ireland. The company was founded in 1975 and is based in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, near London-Luton Airport. The team of ten employees is headed by managing director Terry O'Neill.
The company sells the entire range of ROEMHELD Group clamping and conveyor solutions for a variety of industries and companies, from large OEMs to the smallest machine shops. They also provide comprehensive spare parts, service and ongoing technical support.
ROEMHELD is the market leader for hydraulic clamping systems in Great Britain. Other important product areas are HILMA machine vices, STARK zero point clamping systems, modulog assembly and handling technology as well as magnetic clamping plates from Roemheld Rivi. The most important trade fair is the MACH in Birmingham, which takes place every two years. The contact person for Key Account customers is Terry O'Neill, Terry@Roemheld.co.uk
ROEMHELD SAS is responsible for sales and service in France and the Belgian Walloon Region, Luxembourg, Marocco, Tunisia and Algeria. The office is based in the municipality of Tigery, some 25 kilometres south-east of Orly Airport in Paris.
The nine-member team of the subsidiary founded in 2009 distributes the entire product range of the group. It also provides service, maintenance and spare parts. President is Laurent Robin.
The target industries of ROEMHELD SAS are machine tool manufacturing, the automotive and aviation industries. In our showroom we organize technical days for our sale partners as well as training for our customers.
We also participate in trade fairs in France, “Global Industrie” for machining industry and “FIP for plastics and rubber industry.
The contact person for Key Account customers is David Gameiro, email@example.com.
ROEMHELD Production Systems (RPS) is responsible for sales and service in China. The company is located in Nanjing, a metropolis of millions with good transport connections, from where customers throughout the country can be reached within a few hours.
Founded in 2016, the subsidiary with three employees sells the entire product range of the group in China and also provides service, maintenance and spare parts. The managing director is General Manager Jia Tian.
RPS's target industries are the machine tool, automotive and aerospace industries. Chinese customers are primarily demanding flexible tool and workpiece changing technology as well as zero point clamping systems. The most important trade fairs for RPS are the China International Machine Tool Show (CIMT) in Beijing and the China CNC Machine Tool Fair (CCMT) in Shanghai.
The contact person for Key Account customers is Jia Tian, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Carr Lane Roemheld Mfg. Co. is responsible for sales and service in the USA, Canada and Mexico. The company was founded in 1982 as a joint venture between Römheld GmbH and the American clamping device manufacturer Carr Lane Manufacturing.
Today it is based in Fenton/Missouri, near St. Louis, with sales representatives in Indianapolis, Detroit, Nashville, Milwaukee and Houston. The company also has local distributors in the USA, Canada and Mexico.
The twenty employees located in Fenton are responsible for sales, maintenance and service of the entire ROEMHELD product range.
Carr Lane Roemheld's main customers are the automotive and aerospace industries as well as manufacturers of agricultural machinery and household appliances. The focus of product demand is on clamping technology and quick-changing systems. The most important trade fairs are the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) and Fabtech.
The contact person for Key Account customers is Rebecca Gander email@example.com
Roemheld Halder Co. Ltd. is responsible for sales and service in Japan. The joint venture, founded in 1982, is owned equally by ROEMHELD and standard parts manufacturer Erwin Halder KG.
Roemheld Halder is based in Tokyo. The eight-person team is responsible for the sale of the entire ROEMHELD range as well as for maintenance and service. The managing director is Tomohiro Moriya.
Customers are primarily from the mechanical engineering, automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics and robotics industries. ROEMHELD sells particularly well hydraulic clamping means, HILMA machine vices, modulog handling technology, STARK zero point clamping technology and quick clamping systems in Japan. Among the most important fairs are the Japan International Machine Tool Fair (JIMTOF), the Mechatronics Technology Japan (MECT) and the Japan Die & Mold Manufacturing Technology Exhibition (Intermold).
The contact person for Key Account customers is Hiro Owada, Sales@rohal.jp
Halder-Roemheld Korea Ltd. is responsible for sales and service in South Korea. The joint venture between Römheld GmbH and Erwin Hader GmbH, founded in 1996, is based in the greater Seoul area.
The team of Halder-Roemheld Korea consists of ten employees who distribute the entire product range of the ROEMHELD Group. In addition, they provide service, maintenance and spare parts. Justin J. Kim is the managing director.
Above all, export-oriented sectors such as the automotive industry, mechanical engineering and the aviation industry are among Halder-Roemheld's most important target sectors.
Korean customers are particularly interested in cylinders, swing clamps, bore clamps and couplings. The most important trade fairs include SIMTOS (Seoul International Manufacturing Technology Show) and INTERMOLD Korea for diel and mould making.
The contact person for Key Account customers is Justin J. Kim, firstname.lastname@example.org.