Carl Stahl was established 1880 as a small rope-making facility with agricultural products. Today the enterprise has more than 1,500 employees at 70 locations worldwide. Until today the company is still family-owned.
Foundation of rope making shop “Stahl” at Suessen by Jakob Stahl.
Jakob Stahl hands his business over to his son Carl.
Carl Stahl jun. is taking over the company
Parade car celebrating the incorporation of Great and Small Süßen
Willy Schwenger, Carl Stahl’s son-in-law, joins the company’s management.
Expansion and new construction of new company premises at Suessen (plant I)
Development and introduction of safety hook eyes
New construction of a new branch at Stuttgart-Plieningen (plant II)
Foundation of subsidiary „Metall + Formteile GmbH“
1980 - 1997
Completion of the new administrative centre and a production facility in Suessen (plant III) and foundation of many new subsidiaries in Germany and abroad
Acquisition of AURAS GmbH & Co. KG (until 2000 Carl Stahl GmbH & Co. KG Frankfurt)
Official opening of the new Wire Rope and Technology Centre in Süßen
Carl Stahl becomes exclusive distributor of the nokon bowdencable-systems
Kromer GmbH becomes member of the Carl Stahl Group. The name is changed to Carl Stahl Kromer / Introduction of a new Corporate Identity: All subsidiaries now carry the name Carl Stahl in their company logo.
Completion of new production and storage facilities in Süßen
Foundation of new subsidiaries in Finland and Saarbruecken/Germany
A new management generation takes charge at the headquarters in Süßen: f.l.t.r Andreas Urbez, Willy Schwenger, Wolfgang Schwenger
New subsidiary founded in Swede
New construction of a new office building in Süßen
Separation of operational and strategic areas, launch of 6 new divisions: Lifting equipment, Architecture, TechnoCables, Company Equipment, Academy and Jewellery
VENTZKI company is added to the Carl Stahl group, VENTZKI remains legally independent.
Foundation of the Carl Stahl Academy
The product sector „Crane- and Industrial ropes“, formerly member of the Lifting Equipment Division, becomes a division of its own.
Subsidiary Carl Stahl Kromer GmbH moves from Freiburg to Gottenheim. The product sector “Submersible Pumps” is separated from Carl Stahl GmbH & Co. KG Frankfurt and transferred into Auras Pumpen GmbH & Co. KG. Auras is moving into their own facilities. Ex-pansion of storage and production area.
Again Carl Stahl reaches „TopRating“ with Hoppenstedt CreditCheck
Three times in a row Carl Stahl receives the „TopRating“ award
Die Fa. Stihl zeichnet Carl Stahl als Top-Lieferanten des Jahres 2013 aus.
Carl Stahl GmbH receives the Bisnode rating certification 2014
Carl Stahl GmbH receives the Bisnode rating certification 2015
New subsidiary in South Africa
Customer days of Carl Stahl Nord and Carl Stahl Süd GmbH