Milestones of our enterprises history


Gerhard Schlüter sets up on his own with an office for constructions and assembly services („Ingenieur- und Montagebüro für Rohrkaltbiegemaschinen, Werkzeuge und Biegefragen“)


taking over of a firm in Cologne-Niehl: The constructed tools can be made in own production. New firm name: „Gerhard Schlüter Werkzeug- und Maschinenbau“.


Extentsion of the production possibilities by moving in bigger rooms (Johannesstr. 28, Cologne-Pesch)


move in Waffenschmidtstraße 5, 50767 Cologne, Germany


extension of the production site


Beate Karwowski, the Schlüter’s daughter, becomes an authorized representative of Schlueter-toolmaking an mechanical engineering.

The firm celebrates ist 30th anniversary.


Comissioning of the first 5-axes millingmachine


Beate Karwowski takes over the firm as sole owner. 

Purchasing of a portable measuring arm: Now, Schlueter-tools is able to measure the produced tools prompt and on the spot.

tl_files/content/schlueter-logo-alt.jpg (Logo up to 31.12.2007)


Changing of the legal form: The company’s name („Gerhard Schlüter Werkzeug- u. Maschinenbau e.K.“) changes into „Schlüter - tools GmbH & Co. KG“. Beate Karwowski becomes managing director.

tl_files/content/schlueter-logo-aktuell.jpg (Logo since 2008)

The machinery is expanded by a modern turning lathe and a second 5-axes-milling machine.

Gerhard Schlüter, the company’s founder, dies in april 2008.


Our quality management received official certification in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001:2008.

Dipl.-Ing.(FH) Martin Karwowski becomes an authorized representative of Schlueter-tools.
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