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History

1941

Emil Arnold

Emil Arnold (*24.7.1904),
decides to become self-employed and establishes "Emil Arnold Lehrenbau" in Franziskanergasse 7 in Esslingen.

1949

Esslingen am Neckar

Company Emil Arnold Lehrenbau in Esslingen

1962

Erster Firmenwagen in der Franziskanergasse 7

On April 1st. Karl-Heinz Arnold establishes "Karl-Heinz Arnold Werkzeuge" in his father´s company. Purpose: Sales of carbide cutting tools.

1965

Company re-structuring from „Emil Arnold“ to „Emil Arnold KG“. More focus on manufacturing of special tools and jigs for special purpose machines as well as mass production of toolholders.

1966

Both companies moving to the industrial area of "Ruit Zinsholz" Ostfildern near Stuttgart.

1967

Start of sales for indesable carbide inserts for turning and milling

1971

Purchase of the first NC-lathe

 

ARNO Werkzeuge now employes 8 people

1975

As well as purchasing several CNC-lathes the company buys its first CNC-milling machine

1979

Together, in a combined production facility with "Emil Arnold", ARNO starts focusing on market opportunities. After only one year of research and development a mini copy-turning system with a patented insert clamping is introduced.

1981

More developments of own tools, for example the NC-grooving and turning system.

1987

Klaus-Michael Arnold enters the company

1988

Josef Storf is employed

1989

Entering into grinding technology.

1992

The brand name ARNO is registered

1993

Further patents are registered

1995

Certification of Emil Arnold GmbH & Co. KG to DIN ISO 9002.

 

Certification of Arno-Werkzeuge to DIN ISO 9001.

1997

ARNO Werkzeuge now employes 40 people

2002

Klaus-Michael Arnold takes over all shares in the ARNO group

 

Josef Storf receives shares in ARNO-Werkzeuge and is promoted to Managing Director

2004 - 2009

Setting up sales company in UK 2004, Italy 2006, Russia 2008, USA 2009.

2008

New products are introduced at the AMB exhibition: SA part-off system, the AMS (ARNO-Mini-Sytem) and the SIM boring bars. Also expansion of milling portfolio with new FTA, Duo-Mill and ROC-Mill systems.

2009

Expansion of grinding department und move to new building

2011

New image of the ARNO group introduced at EMO

 

The ARNO group now employes 160 people with approximately 10.000 square meters facility

2012

The 50th anniversary of ARNO-Werkzeuge is celebrated in style

 

The AKB drill is introduced on the AMB exhibition as well as additional insert geometries for the SHARK-Drill², all of which opening new opportunities for the company.

2014

The innovative, market leading and patented ACS through tool coolant system sets new trend

1944

Development of antibiotics

1949

Founding of the Federal Republic of Germany

1957

Foundation of the European Economic Community

1959

Introduction of the first NC-lathes in Europe

1960

J.F. Kennedy is named President of America

1961

Building of the Berlin wall

1967

First heart transplant by C.Barnard

1969

21st July first landing on the moon

1979

First election to the European Parliament

 

First ever "Walkman"

1981

12th August: IBM introduces the first PC

1992

The Maastricht treaty agreed

1993

The internet is powering ahead with its www

2007

With the Iphone, Apple revolutionises the mobile phone market

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ST21 6NF Staffordshire
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