For 55 years a worldwide partner in development and supplier of the extrusion-industry.
History – our milestones at a glance
Schäfer + Weinbrenner was founded in Waiblingen-Hegnach. From the very beginning there has been a focus on the product areas of extruder screws, cylinders and dosing screws.
Founders hand over the management to their sons Armin Weinbrenner and Klaus Schäfer.
Continued concentration on the areas of screws, cylinders, grooved bushings and dosing screws.
In Lower Silesia (Polkowice)PROMAX is founded, a subsidiary company.
Development and construction of a machine for grooving that allows HELIX to produce grooves in dimensions and qualities that are unique in the world.
Renaming of Schäfer + Weinbrenner GmbH into HELIX GmbH. Since then Armin Weinbrenner has been the managing director of the family business.
Further development and construction of a new machine for grooving bushings.
Further development and construction of a new machine for grooving cylinders.
HELIX GmbH builds a new building and moves to Winnenden.
Optimization of the existing machine and new construction of another machine for grooving cylinders
The Polish site PROMAX is enlarged by the construction of another production hall.