WEFA Gruppe

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Your innovative partner for extrusion dies

The WEFA group manufactures durable and nearly maintenance-free extrusion dies. We set new standards in the industry: such as our patented CVD coating technology. The products are distinguished by their superior quality and high performance. Our cooperation with renowned technical universities allows us to continually increase our knowledge and promotes innovation with the material of the future: aluminum

We are local. In Europe and the US.

Always at the top of the list for WEFA is providing the best possible service. In order to serve our customers directly on-site, we have set
up production sites in Europe and the United States. Our specialists for extrusion dies are located at WEFA Singen and WEFA Bohemia. WEFA Inotec and WEFA Swiss are the market leaders in the area of CED©, while WEFA Cedar represents our competence center for precision round tubes.

Company history

1972 – 1985

  • WEFA Singen GmbH founded in Worblingen (D) as subsidiary
    of Alusuisse AG
  • Production of extrusion dies, diecasting, stamping and other specialty tools for the aluminum industry

1986 – 1993

  • Ownership change and move to new production center in Singen
  • Realignment of company strategy
  • Shift to exclusively producing aluminum extrusion dies

1994 – 1998

  • WEFA Bohemia s.r.o opens in Decin (CZ)
  • Start of development cooperation with the TU Berlin and ETW Zurich as well as research institutes within the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde
    (DGB) focusing on coated dies
  • Focus on “flow optimization” for extrusion dies

1999 – 2008

  • Founding and construction of WEFA Inotec GmbH in Singen for the
    manufacturing of coated dies for heat exchanger profiles
  • Construction of heat treatment and own CVD coating facilities
  • WEFA Singen GmbH opens new facility next to WEFA Inotec GmbH
  • WEFASwiss AG opens in Thayngen, Switzerland specializing in die
    production for heat exchanger profile

after 2009

  • WEFA Cedar Inc. opens in Cedar Springs, Michigan, USA
  • Expansion of facilities at WEFA Singen GmbH
  • Construction of own CVD coating facilities at WEFASwiss AG
  • WEFA Listed in the Lexicon of German Global Market Leaders
  • The product „CED – Coated Extrusion Dies“ successfully qualifies
    for industry award