100 years

1908: Foundation of Josef Albrecht Bohrfutterfabrik in Esslingen

1933: Patent no. 588386 for the 1. Keyless drill chuck (see above)

1990: New building in Wernau and move from Esslingen.

1994:  New design CNC chuck with worm gear

1997: Patent for the drill chuck with diamond coating

2003: Precision chuck APC with 1:16 worm gear. Patent 1206990

2005: Introduction of the very slim chuck extensions

2007: A world first – flushable drill chuck for medical technology

2010: Introduction of Quality Management System ISO 9001-2008

2011: Inhouse production of taper shanks

2012: APC with mechanical pull-stop Pin Lock