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85 years of consistent growth

Walther Flender has been active across sectors offering you a wide range of products and services for 85 years. We have grown consistently and are now one of the market leaders for timing belt drives and conveyor technology systems.

  • 1935
    Foundation of the family company with 15 employees
  • 1966
    Foundation of the first distribution centres in the Federal Republic of Germany
  • 1981
    Company moved into its location on Schwarzer Weg in Düsseldorf
  • 2004
    Additional location near Stuttgart added to complement production
  • 2005
    Construction of two additional assembly halls and an office complex at the Düsseldorf location
  • 2007
    Foundation of the subsidiary in the Czech Republic
  • 2008
    Increase in production in Saxony-Anhalt and entry into Chinese market through opening of a location in Changshu
  • 2009
    Increase in timing belt pulley production in Changshu
  • 2014
    Another office complex added to the Düsseldorf location
  • 2015
    Expansion of the production facility in the Czech Republic
  • 2016
    Certification of Walther Flender GmbH according to DIN ISO 9001:2015 as well as modernisation and expansion of machinery in Düsseldorf
  • 2017
    Extension of the research & development area including the new test laboratory
  • 2018
    Certification of Walther Flender Power Transmission (Changshu) Co.,LTD. according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015
  • 2019
    Expansion of Düsseldorf machinery
  • 2020
    85th anniversary of the company