• elumatec history

Significant events

elu 1928

1928
The Eugen Lutz company is established by Eugen Lutz sen. in Dürrmenz (today a district in the city of Mühlacker) as a foundry for the manufacture of light-metal sand-cast parts.


Carpentry

1930
Production of elu machines begins in Mühlacker-Lomersheim with the MT 1 elu dish grinding machine as the first series product – a revolution in the world of carpentry.


1951
Our design teams develop new woodworking machines and power tools. The MOF 11 motorised manual overhead router with a high-performance universal motor takes the European market by storm.


Establishment of foreign subsidiary in France

1959
Establishment of the first foreign subsidiary in France.


First single-spindle copy router AS 70

1966
New to the range: Machines for machining aluminium and PVC profiles. The first single-spindle copy router, the AS 70, is developed for efficient hardware countersinking.


A new elu invention: The TGS 71 table mitre saw.

1967
Better quality through better technology. A new elu invention: The TGS 71 table mitre saw. The indispensable precision saw with a patented pivoting mechanism.


An elu technology milestone is set with the DG 79 double mitre saw.

1972

An elu technology milestone is set with the DG 79 double mitre saw. It is the first double mitre saw manufactured in large-scale series production for craftsman and industrial operations.


Double mitre saw DG 184

1978

Innovative ideas are realised on the drawing board by our highly motivated engineers. Compound mitre cuts are made possible with the DG 184 double mitre saw.


MGS 105 mitre saw for customised production

1979
Already in 1979, elu begins using a modern, computer-controlled high-bay warehouse for its logistics. The MGS 105 mitre saw is launched for customised production.


The company brand is changed from “elu” to “elumatec”.

1984
The elu power tool range and woodworking machines are sold to Black & Decker and the company brand is changed from “elu” to “elumatec”.


Expansion of the global sales network

1992
Expansion of the global sales network. Systematic ongoing development and expansion of the machinery range for aluminium and PVC profile processing. A new addition to the range in 1992: the SBZ 130 profile machining centre for increased efficiency in your production.


The saw product range expands with the addition of the DG 244 double mitre saw

1997
The saw product range expands with the addition of the DG 244 double mitre saw. The ideal machine for many different types of cuts and for large profiles.


SBZ 610 profile machining centre for PVC profile processing

1998
Further expansion of the product and sales programme with the SBZ 610 profile machining centre for PVC profile processing.


EV 834 corner cleaning machine for PVC window elements

1999
The perfect tool to clean your profiles! New to the range: the EV 834 corner cleaning machine for PVC window elements.


Ergonomic control panels and control elements

2000
Ergonomic control panels and control elements provide the high level of user-friendliness elumatec products are known for.


Establishment of the elusoft GmbH

2001
The 4-axis machining centres, SBZ 136 and SBZ 140, are added to the product range as newcomers. Everything from a single source! Establishment of the elusoft GmbH.


SBZ 122

2002
Automatic profile machining from above with a maximum working length of 2,500 mm is made possible by the SBZ 121 profile machining centre. The SBZ 122 model is able to process a profile with a maximum working length of 3,500 mm from three sides with full automation.


State-of-the-art manufacturing technology - Automatic saw SAS 142

2003
The SAS 142 automatic saw represents state-of-the-art manufacturing technology both in terms of efficiency and precision. Efficiency for industrial profile processing: The elumatec automatic saws SAP 650/10 and SAP 650/15.


The SLK 118 template-free copy router expands the copy router market

2004

The SLK 118 template-free copy router expands the copy router market. A special challenge for design and development at elumatec: The SBZ 615 profile machining centre, specifically tailored to the British and French markets.


The new building at the company headquarters in Mühlacker-Lomersheim is completed in the summer of 2005

2005

The new building at the company headquarters in Mühlacker-Lomersheim is completed in the summer of 2005. An additional 8,200 sqm. of floor space are now available for production and administration.


Expansion of the product range for aluminium profile processing

2006
Expansion of the product range for aluminium profile processing with the SBZ 630 and SBZ 151 profile machining centres.


Upstream sawing unit – the SBZ 609 profile machining centre

2007
The flexible entry-level machine with increased efficiency. Automated screw driving, routing and drilling are carried out after an upstream saw unit – the SBZ 609 profile machining centre.


The expandable solution for maximum capacity – the SBZ 620 profile machining centre

2008
The expandable solution for maximum capacity – the SBZ 620 profile machining centre. Based on the proven SBZ 610 sawing centre and the newly developed SBZ 609 machining centre.


Welding and corner cleaning production line SVL 785

2009
Efficiently joining what belongs together: the new welding and corner cleaning production line, SVL 785. Faster screw placement for automatic savings! The newly developed automatic screw driving machine, ABS 664.


The new elumatec AG

2014
elumatec AG


SBZ 137

March 2014

Right from the start, customer benefits were the primary focus during the development of the SBZ 137. Our many years of experience and know-how in the area of aluminium profile machining have gone into this product, making it equal to the demands placed on this type of machine by the market. The obvious key topics, such as high power and speed for dynamic performance of the actual machining tasks, are not all that matters. The frequently neglected areas of optimised ergonomics and easy setup for widely varying workpieces must also be considered.


SBZ 618 - The ideal combination of automatic saw, SBZ 616, and post-processing centre, SBZ 617.

July 2014

SBZ 618 - The ideal combination of automatic saw, SBZ 616, and post-processing centre, SBZ 617. For flexible complete machining with operations such as PVC cutting, PVC machining with or without reinforcement steel and reinforcement screw placement as well as with or without transom notches, even all the way to a profile bar ready for welding.


The SBZ 628 pass-through centre offers the best in flexibility

January 2015

The SBZ 628 pass-through centre offers the best in flexibility for both machining as well as cutting to length of aluminium profiles in the metal construction sector and in industry. It complements the SBZ 630 / SBZ 631 profile machining centre, and combines its advantages, including production reliability, speed and economy with an impressive versatility. This allows the fully automatic machining of diverse profile types, such as for windows, doors and curtain walls, using up to eight routing units that can operate freely on the profile crosssection in coordination with patented innovations, such as travelling clamps and pivoting grippers.


August 2015
The new SBZ 151 generation with a Flexium+ control system has been completely redesigned, thereby enabling even more economical and efficient machining of aluminium and thin-walled steel profiles.


The new SBZ 122 family of models

September 2015

elumatec TechDays 2015 - Presentation SBZ 122 Facelift
elumatec is introducing a new SBZ 122 family of models for all profile machining applications which require 3- or 4-axis centres. It has a modular design making it easy to adapt for various different needs. Components such as a modern control system, controlled spindles and powerful servo motors save on operating costs while improving machining results using intelligent control technology. That means fast, precise, flexible and economical machining of aluminium, PVC and steel profiles. The new SBZ 122 family of models includes an economically priced basic 3-axis model (SBZ 122/70) as well as a 3-axis version specially for steel construction customers (SBZ 122/71).


The Italian CIFIN Holding took over the elumatec Group.

January 2016
The Italian CIFIN Holding took over the elumatec Group.
With the takeover of elumatec AG and its subsidiaries, elumatec AG and the Emmegi Group will together become the new heavyweights in the industry under the umbrella of Italian Cifin Holding, headquartered in Modena.


Profile machining centre SBZ 122/74

March 2016
The new SBZ 122/74 profile machining centre, designed for industrial customers and metal construction companies that process aluminium, steel-reinforced PVC and light-gauge steel profiles, was presented at the FENSTERBAU FRONTALE 2016 trade fair as the newest member of the SBZ 122 family of models.

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