• 1946

    The company was founded by the engineer Herbert Hofmann in 1946.

  • 1946

    Initially the production range included irons, radiators, heating ceilings and small laboratory furnaces, which were constructed out of cookie jars.

  • 1950

  • 1960

  • 1972

    Takeover of the company by the former plant manager, the engineer Hermann Gründl.

  • 1974

    The site Wegscheid is completely rebuilt. The production area is expanded to 1500 m².

  • 1988

    HOFMANN Industrieofenbau GesmbH & Co.KG founded in Hellmonsödt.

  • 1994

    Completion of the new plant.

  • 1994

    This year, an order for the world's largest aluminium curing oven with 2x650 m³ was accepted.
    The aluminium profieles have a length of 65 m and are cut only after aging.

  • 1998

    Development of new technology for die ovens.
    Overhead principle, protective gas operation, automated loading & unloading.

  • 1999

    Development of advantage press furnaces for saw blade manufacturers.

  • 1999

    In 1999 Hermann Gründl went into well-deserved retirement and handed the reins of the company over to Wolfgang Niederländer.

  • 2003

    Upon completion of the restructuring process, the company name is changed to heat HOFMANN Wärmetechnik GmbH.

    HOFMANN furnaces can now be found on all continents.

  • 2005

    Soft annealing plant with hanging basket principle for the aircraft industrie.

  • 2005

    Expansion of the production programme to special equipment for the aircraft industry.

  • 2006

    New design and development of an air circulation furnace.

  • 2006

    Specialising in heat treatment in aluminium casting sector.

  • 2008

    Development of a new plant concept for aluminium foundries, integrated air shower for cylinder heads.

    Construction of the hall extension is started.

  • 2008

  • 2009

    Expanding activities in the aviation industry.

    Completion of the hall extension.

  • 2011

    The company Hofmann Wärmetechnik GmbH developes continuous furnances for the automotive industry.

  • 2012

    Development of vacuum furnances for polyimide boards.

  • 2013

  • 2015

  • 2016

    Hofmann Wärmetechnik celebrates its 70 year anniversary

  • 2016

    The renew of the ISO 9001 certification completed successfully.