Leistritz Buys Rolling Machine Company
January 11, 2004—Leistritz Produktionstechnik GmbH of Nuernberg, Germany has acquired the rolling machine division of Revue Thommen AG of Tenniken, Switzerland.
According to the companys press release, design and manufacture of the rolling machines will remain with Thommens engineers in Switzerland with managerial control in Nuernberg. Sales and service will operate out of Leistritzs existing Allendale, NJ facility. The new entity will be called Leistritz Thommen GmbH. With the addition of these machines, Leistritz now offers whirling, keyseating, end facing and rolling capabilities.
Suitable applications for the two companies include the production of threads, worms, screws, knurls and splines.