Our philosophy - your competitive advantage

Quality

100% traceability

100% monitoring of critical production features

Focus on highest customer satisfaction

Continuous development of our processes, products and services

Selection and qualification of reliable suppliers who share our quality philosophy

All relevant certifications:

+ ISO14001
+ ISO45001
+ ISO50001
+ ISO9001
+ Implementation of selected IATF16969 instruments

Innovation

Benefit from our in-house developed plating solutions

New trends require new solutions: We develop these together with you

Our unique machinery enables the development of new products with high differentiation potential for you

Strong focus on innovation: We live innovation and encourage our employees accordingly

Benefit from our plating know-how and our innovation team to secure your competitive advantage

Sustainability

Sustainability strategy implemented on the basis of the 17 United Nations goals for sustainable development

Responsible use of water resources

On the way to C02 neutrality, a saving of 50% has been realised since 2012

Promotion of health and safety at work beyond the mandatory legal requirements

Consideration of sustainability aspects in the development of supply chains

History

Our company was founded in 1760. It is Iserlohn’s oldest company and is still a family business. Then as now, we are active in the field of wire production and wire finishing.

1760

Company founded by the wire drawing family Giese in 1760

Feindrahtwerk Adolf Edelhoff is thus the oldest company based in Iserlohn.

1899

Change of name to "Diedrich Giese Nachf. Friedrich Edelhoff & Sohn" after acquisition of the company by the Edelhoff family.

1910

Market launch of Degen brand copper spun wires for the music industry - the premium solution for leading piano manufacturers worldwide for over 100 years

1932

Acquisition of the company Carl Heinze & Co, Mechanische Drahtwebefabrik, Saalfeld (Thuringia)

1933

Market launch of tin-coated copper wires for cables, antenna strands and connecting wires for electrical components

1948

Change of name to "Feindrahtwerk Adolf Edelhoff" and market launch of electronic wires

1978

Market launch of galvanic wire plating solutions

1989

Move to the current location with approx. 10,000 sqm production area

2005

Market launch of precious metal plating solutions

2009

Market launch of solar wires based on selected tin alloys

2015

Market launch of ae-aqua: antimicrobial coated fabrics based on AGXX® technology

2016

Opening of an online shop for B2C business in the ae-aqua area

2020

Market launch of intelligent components based on shape memory wires

Technology partnerships

Technology
partnerships

  • In order to continuously improve, we regularly look for cooperation partners with access to innovative technologies and new markets
  • We support (young) technology companies in many ways, e.g. through:
    • Broad expertise
    • Application and testing possibilities for innovative solutions
    • Market access
    • Financial participation
  • Our focus is particularly on the areas of:
      • Wire processing
      • Surface platings
      • Use of artificial intelligence in production, etc.

News

Hidden Champions

Edelhoff has been awarded as “hidden champion”. Related Files FAE_Urkunde_Hidden_Champion_2021.pdf

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