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Thinking Steel. Since 1969. For over 50 years, we have been working together with our employees every day to drive the family business forward. As a team, we always work together to find a solution for our customers.

1969: Company founded by Rolf Kind

In 1969, Rolf Kind's first shavings fell in a discarded stable building of his parents with only a single lathe. Thanks to full order books, Rolf Kind soon moved into a larger hall and in the 1970s moved on to Nochener Straße in Gummersbach, where the administration was located till 2021.

2005: Appointment Managing Director

In May 2005, the sons Ralf Kind and Markus Kind are appointed as managing directors and together with their father lead the company's fortunes. Ralf Kind as technical managing director and Markus Kind as commercial managing director.

In 2014, Rolf Kind retires and leaves the sole management to his sons.

2009: Rolf Kind GmbH expands

Due to limited space at the Nochen site, a 36,000 square meter property with a history in blacksmithing is purchased in 2009.  Today, more than 80 employees make use of numerous machines to produce our products here.

2019: 50 years Rolf Kind GmbH

With pride, the family business can already look back on a successful company history of 50 years. On 15.08.2019 the company anniversary was celebrated with an open day and a gala. Even today, the strength of the company lies in open die forging, which allows the production of very special individual parts and small series.


2022: Relocation to the new head office

The year 2022 starts with another milestone for Rolf Kind GmbH, the move to the new administration building. The state-of-the-art building will enable us to continue to grow. The design offers a holistic approach to our workspace, offering opportunities designed to enhance our team's work life and promote well-being. On more than 1200 square meters of office and communication area with plenty of space, the employees can unfold in spacious and light-flooded offices and work together on the highly complex components of our customers.