Knowledge and Technology
Building blocks of successful development
The history of StrikoWestofen is characterized by the constant development of innovative technologies and the implementation of solutions tailored to the needs of our customers. Our current profile as an internationally positioned provider of melting, holding, and dosing technology for aluminium foundries dates back to 1950. 1998 saw the merger of the internationally renowned companies Westofen GmbH and W. Strikfeldt Koch GmbH, which had until then focused on the melting and dosing of non-ferrous metals.
Optimization and efficiency for maximum customer benefit
By focusing on matching the foundry plants to the respective production processes, the company consistently concentrates on benefiting the customer, which means process optimization, cost savings and the prevention of metal loss. With proven, well-developed technologies and targeted innovations such as our PurEfficiency product line, we assist you in the safe, environmentally conscious and cost-effective manufacturing of high-quality products. Here we rely on established, well-proven technologies and on our comprehensive knowledge, which permits us - among other things - to estimate the market and the needs of our customers, meet contemporary requirements and react appropriately to current trends and developments.
Founding of Westofen GmbH, Mainz-Kastel
Founding of Strikfeldt W. & Koch GmbH, Wiehl
Creation of StrikoWestofen GmbH through merger of Westofen GmbH, Mainz-Kastel and W. Strikfeldt & Koch GmbH, Wiehl, with their subsidiaries StrikoPolska and Striko U.K. Ltd.
Acquisition of Dynarad company, San Leandro (California). Development of StrikoDynarad Corp. as technology, service and sales hub for the North American market in Zeeland, Michigan
Integration of StrikoWestofen GmbH in the corporate group Hochtemperatur Engineering GmbH (HTE), Wiesbaden
Acquisition of StrikoWestofen GmbH by the BPE Private Equity company
Launch of our production, service and sales centre in China, StrikoWestofen Thermal Equipment (Taicang) Co., Ltd. in Taicang near Shanghai
Acquisition of StrikoWestofen GmbH by Auctus Capital Partners AG managed funds
Acquisition of StrikoWestofen GmbH by Norican Global A/S
Through continuous development, improvement and optimization of our products we are able to offer products and services that superior to all products available in the market.
In 25 countries throughout Europe, Asia and America, StrikoWestofen is located in the centres of the light metal foundry industry, so it is always close to the customer – either with its own subsidiaries or through its sales and service partners.