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More than 35 years of hotrunner expertise

In the following please find a short history of our company from its foundation in 1979 until today:

1979

  • EWIKON Entwicklung und Konstruktion GmbH & Co. KG is found in order to manufacture, launch and further develop the patented "cold" internally heated and low-voltage hotrunner system

1982

  • EWIKON moves to own company building
  • Builds up an international sales and service network

1986

  • EWIKON has more than 100 employees
  • Company building extended (larger production area)

1987 - 1989

  • Subsidiaries in Great Britain, France and Northamerica founded

1990

  • Change of name to EWIKON Hei├čkanalsysteme GmbH & Co. KG

1993

  • Office space and seminar rooms extended

1994

  • Introduction of the externally heated 230 V hotrunner system

1995

  • Production area again extended

1997

  • Quality management system receives certification according to DIN ISO 9001

1999

  • R&D department moves to a separate building

2000

  • New valve gate system with integrated drive unit introduced

2001

  • More than 200 employees
  • EWIKON Japan founded

2004

  • Celebration of 25th company anniversary
  • Additional drive unit options enlarge the valve gate range

2007

  • Production area extended (new assembly hall)
  • EWIKON Hongkong founded

2008

  • Introduction of a new patent pending nozzle concept (MH nozzle) for direct side gating of plastic components, particularly for the medial and packaging
  • EWIKON subsidiary in China founded

2009

  • Valve gate version enlarges MH multi-tip range

2010

  • Change of name to EWIKON Hei├čkanalsysteme GmbH

2012

  • Extension of company building (new offices for sales and design departments, new personnel facilities)

2015

  • Production area extended, new offices for technical administration
  • 240 employees in Frankenberg, a total of 260 worldwide