Establishment of a mechanical workshop by mechanical engineer Arnold Blank in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen.
Production of rotating TV tables in larger numbers for the company Quelle.
Relocation of the manufacturing facility to Herrenberg – Oberjesingen, as Arnold Blank Schlosserei.
First major contract for Daimler Benz. Production of seat embossing tools for vehicle seats and door panels. Entry into the manufacture of protection- and safety systems
Foundation of Arnold Blank mechanical workshops
Expansion of our locksmithing to protection- and safety systems. Continual presence at Daimler Benz. Ongoing contracts for turning, milling, mechanical machining and construction of larger protection- and safety systems.
Continual on-site assembly of protection- and safety systems at Daimler Benz.
First major contract in England for the Ford-Company Liverpool.
Foundation of Blank Metallbau GmbH.
In 1992, our company founder Arnold Blank went into well-deserved retirement.
Acquisition of the company by the new management in January 1993. The objective for the coming years is the development of the European market.
First major contract for Ford AG in Holland and General Motors/Opel in Belgium.
Inclusion of large steel construction components in the production program. Through the continuous increasement of the production team, it became possible to take over almost the complete execution of the protection- and safety systems at Mercedes-Benz for the production facilities of the E-class.
The purchase of a new production hall in Holzgerlingen (Production site I). Relocation from the old industrial buildings in Oberjesingen to Holzgerlingen.
Further increase in capacity. Several large projects in Europe, which alone include between 10,000 and 12,000 linear meters of protective grille. Deliveries to non-European countries like America and Korea. Expansion of production for the manufacture of transport systems. Thus, the goal of the international importance of the company can be systematically pursued until the year 2000.
The establishment of a new Administrative building