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MARKES GmbH & Co. KG
An der Susannenhöhe 2
58553 Halver, Germany
Tel.: +49 2353 / 66985-0
Fax: +49 2353 / 66985-98
info[at]markes.de

History

Successful since 1904

  • 1st of July – Carl MARKES founded a company for production of cutting tools and pressing tools
  • 1911 – Production of already 40 different designs of ball bearings
  • 1916 – Enlargement of production by metal components for the novel “stable construction kit”. It was the birth of toys production
  • 50s – MARKES installs the revolutionary plastic injection molding technique.
  • 1982 – MARKES discontinues manufacture of toys because of falling sales volume to less than 7 %.
  • Today – MARKES produces with staff of 50 more than 20 millions of bearings yearly as well as:

    • Accessories for the conveyor technique
    • Stampings and pressings
    • Plastic parts