Der Hintergrund

International market participation and traditional background.

1930 - 1949

1931
Hubert Stüken founded the company which now produces on three continents and employs more than 1000 people. Customers around the world appreciate the reliability, quality and innovation of STÜKEN. The main fundament for these values still are, in the sense of the founder: a quality education, the continuing education of employees and a work environment that motivates.

1931
Hubert Stüken starts his own company in Wuppertal. His first products are automats for the assembly of buttons and wheels for toy cars.

1938
On self-built machines metal products are being manufactured.

1944
STÜKEN opens a branch in Rinteln. After the war, the company produces household goods made of metal such as tea strainers, nutmeg graters and can lids, but also machines for wood planing and for closing cans

1949
Wilhelm Schwarz, the son-in-law of Hubert Stüken, joins the company. 15 employees produce zinc and brass mount carriers and hose sleeves using the deep-draw technology.

1950 - 1969

1950
The headquarters are moved to Rinteln, STÜKEN accounts for 24 employees.

1956
Large parts of the production facilities are destroyed in a fire.
A major setback, but production and the building itself were re-built quickly.

1958
The 100th employee is hired, the annual turnover exceeds 1 million DM for the first time.

1959
STÜKEN installs a complete electro-technology.

1964/1965
An additional production facility, located in the industrial area in West Rinteln, starts its operation.

1969
Introduction of progressive presses. Productivity increases sharply. 340 people are employed at STÜKEN.

1970 - 1999

1975
Introduction of progressive die technology. The production of small deep-drawn parts in large quantities is further rationalized.

1979
First use of NC-tool machines.

1980
Construction of the production hall 3 at STÜKEN.

1985
First use of CNC-tool machines.

1985
Expansion of the STÜKEN production areas in the electroplating department and development of the “Kalott-methods” for resistance caps.

1991
Stüken develops the first deep-drawn parts for fuel injectors.

1994
Stüken is being awarded certification according to DIN ISO 9002.

1997
First certification for quality management system QS 9000.

1997
Establishment of STÜKEN production plant in Fountain Inn, South Carolina, USA.

2000 - 2016

2000
Christel Schwarz founds the "Hubert Stüken Foundation" to promote the training of personnel.

2003
First certification according to quality management system ISO TS 16949.

2005
STÜKEN buys a tool shop in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic. Manufacture of stamping dies and precision metal stampings.

2006
Opening of STÜKEN production plant in Shanghai, China.

2006
STÜKEN celebrates its 75-year anniversary.

2009
Certification according to environmental management system DIN ISO 14001.

2011
Opening of the new STÜKEN production facility in Shanghai, China.

2012
Opening of the branch in Rinteln-South. Germany.

2015
Opening of the 3rd construction section in Fountain Inn, USA.

2016
Opening of the hall-expansion in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hubert Stüken (*1900, † 1966)

50s: STÜKEN-facility Rinteln

50s: Production of deep-drawn products in Rinteln

1964/1965: Facility Rinteln-North

70s: Transfer Presses

80s: Stamping Presses

1997: Stueken LLC, Fountain Inn, USA

2005: Stueken s.r.o., Hradec Králové, CZ

2006: Stueken Precision Deep Draw Technology

2012: Facility Shanghai, China

2012: Facility Rinteln-South