World's leading manufacturer of panel saws for the splitting of wood materials, plastics, PCBs, non-ferrous metals and steel, based in Schwarzach/Austria.
Schelling takes over the IMA Klessmann GmbH company; both brands remain.
Schelling achieves 'the best results in the company's history'. The company has 490 employees worldwide, 360 of which were employed at the headquarters in Schwarzach. Sales (2014): 83,5 Mio. EURO
Integration of Panhans saws by Schelling, Micheldorf remains sales and service location; the production of the Panhans models Ecopan and S45 is now realised at the Schelling headquarters in Schwarzach/ Vorarlberg (Austria). Extension of the machines' properties by Schelling-typical features. Products are named Schelling fh 3 and s 45.
In cooperation with the company 'AW Bearbeitungssysteme GmbH' (AWB, based in Vorarlberg) takeover of the saw manufacturer PANHANS Maschinenbau GmbH in Micheldorf/Austria.
Introduction of the product line Schelling PLUS concept
Establishment of the subsidiary Schelling Asia
Launch of the EVOLUTION-concept - is the trendsetting innovation in sawing technology
Establishing Schelling Polska near Sroda/ Poland
Cessation of the production of standard woodworking machines; more focus on the panel sizing technology
Trendsetter: the FW Unique with its patented rotary table in distinctive design white/blue
Foundation of subsidiaries in America and Great Britain; internationality gains more significance
Commander Type FW: The first graphical user interface
graphical user interface with moving images
Launch of the first computer-controlled systems. First use of precision saws for metal plates in the early 1980s.
first automatic panel sizing machine
First special saw with moving saw blade
Start of the serial production of standard woodworking machines
Foundation by George Schelling in Schwarzach/Austria: Repairs for local whetstone factories, mills and sawmills