Services

 

Our services – your added value

Engineering and construction

 

We are specialists in customer-specific engineering projects involving punched and bent parts as well as sophisticated wireforms for small, medium and large batch series. If you are looking for a technical solution in the field of spring technology, ask us.


We offer the following:

  • Support with material selection, manufacturing technology as well as heat and surface treatment
  • Feasibility study and risk assessment
  • Prototypes and production tests
  • Proposals for solutions using CAD 3D processes
With our construction department, tool manufacture and prototype construction, we are able to offer our customers optimum product development. Bring us in early on so you can find the best solution together with our engineers.

Production

 

Spring components are highly stressed components that are crucial for smooth operation. Be it punching, bending, coiling, pressing, welding, assembling or the like. Our machinery is state-of-the-art.


We offer the following:

  • Punching and bending machines with up to 100 tonnes of cutting pressure
  • Eccentric and hydraulic presses with up to 100 tonnes of cutting pressure
  • Automatic high-speed punching presses
  • Electronic spring coiling machines
  • CC1 machining centre
  • Various special machines for circular spring elements
  • BalTec machines for prototype construction

Heat and surface treatment

 

  • Annealing and tempering
  • Martensitic hardening
  • Austempering
  • Precipitation hardening
  • Vibratory grinding

Quality

 

ISO certificates 9001 and 14001 as well as TS 16949 provide official confirmation that our manufacturing processes, raw materials and expertise meet the highest technical requirements and that our production is geared towards sustainability.

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“Truffles are my private passion, your assignment is my professional one”

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The hands are digging in the slightly moist, chalky soil. The dog has picked up the scent. This is the moment when your pulse races, routine goes out the window and the excitement builds. How has the truffle developed?

No job, no product is the same. The art of transforming the customer’s needs and requirements into a functioning product, this is the art we pursue. We love the excitement we experience when the first component leaves the machine.

Herbert Lendi grows truffles. This is a task that necessitates finesse, precision and a high level of understanding of the requirements. These are characteristics that we adapt at the Federtechnik Company since the parallels between our projects and truffle cultivation are self-evident.

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Team

 

Staff of Federtechnik Kaltbrunn AG

Together we want to choose our path and change direction, with interest, commitment, curiosity, openness and enthusiasm. Together we want to leave a mark that points the way to the future – for spring technology, for us and for the next generation.

Work where you feel at home. 90 of our 170 staff are local residents and a further 60 employees live in the surrounding municipalities. Regional workplaces are important and mean investment in quality, the future and spring technology.

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Team of Federtechnik
Kaltbrunn AG

We value a challenge. This is how we can prove to our customers that they can count on us. We stand for quality, innovation and competitive capability.

 

Nicolas Dreier

Head of stamping and bending center
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+41 55 293 20 58

Dario Surano
Project Manager
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+41 55 293 20 59

Marie-Rose von Aarburg
Head of Back Office Sales and Marketing
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+41 55 293 20 25
Silvio Jud
Head of Technical Sales
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+41 55 293 20 39

 

 

 

Executive Board
of Federtechnik Kaltbrunn AG

We strive for healthy growth and champion
Switzerland as our production site.


Peter Kuratli

a.i. Managing Director
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+41 55 293 20 94

 
Matthias Kühne

Head of Production & Innovation,
Member of the Executive Board
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+41 55 293 20 98

Miriam von Aarburg

Head of Human Resources,
Member of the Executive Board
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+41 55 293 20 49

 

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“Live and work where you feel at home”

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The Federtechnik Company is committed to its location and aims to offer its staff the privilege to work where they feel at home. Regional workplaces are important and mean investment in quality, the future and in the Federtechnik Company.

90 of our 170 staff are local residents and a further 60 employees live in the surrounding municipalities – “live and work where you feel at home”.

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Apprentices

 

Apprentices

We rely on good, specialists who guarantee the lasting success of the Federtechnik Company. Therefore, we are turning apprentices into specialists in different professions. We believe that the daily work provides the best training. Our apprentices are integrated in the process, participate in customer projects and take on responsibility. This enables them to realise how important the customer is and allows us to realise how important the apprentices are.

 

“I learn every day how important my work is because I do it on your behalf”

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Starting your professional life is a pioneering step. Training does not only mean learning a trade but also learning to understand your own worth.

Every project is a customer order, every work piece has a use and every production step is an important part of the work process.

If you rely on good specialists, you must contribute to their training. Therefore we have made it our business to train apprentices – both in their job and beyond.

We believe that the daily work provides the best training. Therefore our apprentices are integrated in the process and work directly for the customer. This enables them to realise how important the customer is and allows us to realise how important the apprentices are.

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References

 

Federtechnik Kaltbrunn AG produces components for almost every industrial sector and can count on numerous national and international customers. We are the right port of call for you, too.

 

Automotive

Electrical and high voltage

Mechanical engineering and plant construction

Construction industry

Furniture and office furnishings

Appliances / components

Medical technology

Cable cars

 

Trade fairs

 

 

We exhibit our products at the following trade fairs and look forward to welcoming you at our booth:
Bildergebnis für medtec stuttgart2018

Medtec Stuttgart

17.04. - 19.04.2018 | hall 10 stand 10D36

www.medteceurope.com/europe/de/exhibit/book-your-stand-medtec-europe-2018

Bildergebnis für hannovermesse

Hannovermesse Hannover

23.04. - 27.04.2018 | hall 004 stand C12

www.hannovermesse.de

Bildergebnis für vier länder lieferantenbörse 2018

Vier-Länder Lieferantenbörse

23.04. - 27.04.2018

www.lieferantenboerse.messedornbirn.at

Bildergebnis für global automotive 2018

Global Automotive Components and Suppliers Stuttgart

20.06. - 22.06.2018 | stand G9315

www.global automotive components and suppliers expo.com

 

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Company

 

The Federtechnik Company – Past and present

 

1927


On 29 December 1927, 16 shareholders subscribed for 70 shares and established Federnfabrik und Apparatebau AG in Kaltbrunn. In early 1928 the company started producing extension and compression springs using the plant and equipment recently acquired in Ebnat-Kappel.

The plant of the Ricken Tunnel company was used as the company’s location.

2007


In 2007, after 60 years of producing components in Obermühlestrasse, the executive board decided to relocate the entire production to the newly acquired factory building in Benknerstrasse 54.

Today Federtechnik Kaltbrunn + Wangs uses state-of-the-art machines to develop and produce components on a total surface area of 17,000 m2.

 

1936


In 1936 Federnfabrik employed 12 staff and in 1940 this figure increased to 33 employees. A good level of operation and pleasing operating results prompted the supervisory board to take on a major construction project. Following comprehensive enquiries, the nearby location of Obermühle in Kaltbrunn was chosen.

2008


In February 2008, the owner of renowned Egli Federnfabrik AG in Dübendorf decided to sell the entire share capital to Federtechnik Kaltbrunn AG. With this merger, the Federtechnik Company expanded its expertise, particularly in the field of laser technology.

A team of 250 experienced and motivated specialists ensure unlimited possibilities in spring technology!

1947


In 1947 production in Obermühlestrasse began. A constant level of growth enabled the company to continuously modernise and expand its machinery.  A mere ten years later (1957), Federnfabrik had increased its staff to 100 employees.

2011


On 01/03/2011 Federtechnik Kaltbrunn AG acquired the majority of shares in the well-known and internationally active Feinstanz AG Rapperswil-Jona, which has been manufacturing high-precision metal components for more than 50 years with approximately 70 staff. Feinstanz AG has comprehensive expertise in the fields of fine blanking und metal forming technology at the highest level.

2004


In 2004 Federnfabrik und Apparatebau AG took over Straub Federtechnik in Wangs and has since been producing components under the name of “Federtechnik Kaltbrunn + Wangs” on two sites with a total of 210 employees. A further milestone was the obtainment of the ISO-TS 16949 certificate – the gateway to the automotive industry.

2015


On 30/10/2015 the supervisory board of Federtechnik Kaltbrunn AG decided to relocate the production from the Wangs site to the Kaltbrunn parent company. This constitutes another measure to secure the competitive capability in the international market.

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