THE FUTURE OF AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGY

FOR YOUR EFFICIENCY AND RELIABILITY

WEKAL Maschinenbau is a leader in the development, production and sales of conveyor systems and, as a medium-sized company, offers innovative solutions and services for well-known manufacturers in the automotive and supplier industry, so that manufacturing companies can concentrate on the essentials: producing an economically attractive and reliable product. We supply our customers worldwide from our locations in Fritzlar and Lichtenstein in Saxony.

Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures

The essential things to know about us

Discover the potential of WEKAL and benefit from a know-how that has grown over the years. Here we have compiled the latest facts and figures for you.

  1. 44Years
  2. 270Employees
  3. 2Locations
  4. 11500QM2 Production area

Central fields of activity

WHATEVER YOUR REQUIREMENT

WE CAN ADAPT TO IT

With our growing know-how in automation technology and mechanical engineering, we have developed a feel for our customers' wishes over the years. And adapted ourselves to them. With our modern production facilities in Fritzlar (North Hesse) and Lichtenstein (Saxony), where approx. 270 employees now work, we concentrate on the fields of activity: planning and development, automation technology, production, control technology and service & support.

WEKAL Worldwide

WORLDWIDE – FOR US THIS MEANS

RIGHT NEXT DOOR AND TO THE END OF THE WORLD

In the global market, our products are also represented internationally. The "Made in Germany – Made by WEKAL" label is already setting standards for numerous customers worldwide – and the number is growing all the time.

In addition to the two main locations in Fritzlar and Lichtenstein, a regional contact person is also available to our customers in Eastern Europe, China and South America.

And what can we do for you? Let's talk about individual solutions for your company too. We look forward to the dialogue with you.

WEKAL Milestones

We will also write history

in the future

Future-oriented by tradition: For over 40 years, WEKAL Maschinenbau GmbH has been developing and producing custom-fit plants and conveyor systems for the automotive and supplier industry as well as for mechanical engineering. What began as a metal construction company in Fritzlar has developed over the years into a renowned and globally active specialist. Here are some milestones at a glance.

WEKAL Milestones

Our Code of Conduct

It goes without saying

ETHICS AND REASON

Our entrepreneurial actions are based on self-evident values – we act openly and responsibly, always with foresight and sustainability. Not only is the protection of our own employees important to us, we also look for the same interests in our business partners.

Our Code of Conduct helps to ensure compliance with ethical principles, internal and, of course, legal regulations. We always approach all situations with integrity and reason.

Write to us openly if you have any questions or concerns: ethics(at)wekal.de.

Here you can find the guidelines WEKAL Code of Conduct and WEKAL Supplier Code to download.

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  • 1977

    Foundation

    Foundation of WEKAL Metallbau GmbH in Kirchberg

  • 1982

    Move

    of WEKAL Metallbau GmbH to Fritzlar, Berliner Straße

  • 1986

    Further development

    Transition from metal construction to mechanical engineering

  • 1986

    Further location

    at the Volkswagen plant in Baunatal

  • 1990

    First foreign order

    at Volkswagen in Spain

  • 1992

    Foundation

    the electrical department

  • 1993

    Further location

    Foundation of WEKAL Maschinenbau GmbH in Lichtenstein/Saxony, Buchenstraße

  • 1996

    WPS product development

    Increased orientation towards automation technology with own products

  • 2000

    Capacity expansion

    Expansion of administrative and production capacities in Fritzlar, Gießener Straße

  • 2002

    New Laser Centre

    Construction of a laser cutting and bending centre in new production halls at the Lichtenstein site, Platanenstraße

  • 2005

    Expansion of the management

    Expansion of the management in view of the upcoming generation change

  • 2009

    Further increase

    Further increase in production and administration space in Lichtenstein

  • 2010

    Internationalisation

    Global orientation of WEKAL

  • 2010

    Retirement of Mr Eifert

    Founder and Managing Director Mr Eifert retires

  • 2013

    Retirement of Mr Albers

    Founder and Managing Director Mr Albers retires

  • 2015

    Generation change

    Transfer of the shares to the children of the Albers and Eifert families

  • 2017

    New building W1

    New building on Wekalstraße

  • 2018

    Innovation Award

    Awarded the Top 100 Innovators prize for companies