Thanks to the commitment of our employees and 130 years of company history we are able to advise you competently.
We understand every project as an individual challenge and measure ourselves to the satisfaction of our customers. Thanks to our trained staff, high-quality materials and modern production techniques, we can meet your requirements.
On this basis, our company continues to develop – for a successful future and satisfied customers.
Heinrich Hemmer founds the company in Gerberstrasse in
Kaiserslautern and starts the craftsmanship of
wire meshes, gratings and screens.
Hemmer developed a mechanical braiding machine.
The now four braiding machines are switched to electrical
Hemmer works with an automatic braiding machine.
The 2nd generation
The sons of Heinrich Hemmer, Rudolf and Heinrich enter the company
“Drahtwerke Heinrich Hemmer”.
The company moves to Bachstraße, Kaiserslautern.
The production of mattresses is subject to patent law under “Hemmer’s Patent mattresses “.
1918 to 1920
New construction at the current location (Blechhammerweg) . The company receives track connection at the West Station.
The former OHG is transferred to a GmbH.
The site is being expanded.
The 3rd generation
Ludwig Theato, nephew of the company founder, becomes managing director and changes the company into a limited partnership. The mattress production is shut down. The fence builds up to the mainstay.
Expansion of trade.
Steel ropes and chains are included in the sales program.
The 4th generation
Markus Theato takes over the company from his father. Again the
Company changes to GmbH.
The company buildings are being refurbished and expanded.
A new warehouse and production hall are built.
The exhibition directly at the Westbahnhof is redesigned and is 24/7 open.
The soccer World Cup has arrived in Kaiserslautern. In addition to many fences for the city of Kaiserslautern, Draht-Hemmer also equips the Fritz-Walter Stadium with fences and fall arrestors.
125 years of Draht-Hemmer! What a party.
Ernst Müller celebrates 50 years of company anniversary at Draht-Hemmer.
A large solar system is installed on our roof.
Our new website is online.
Draht-Hemmer becomes 135 years.
The fifth generation
With Tom Theato as managing director, the 5th generation is active in the company.