More than 90 years

Honsel Fröndenberg ca 1930

1930

Founding

In 1930 Alfred Honsel founded the "Alfred Honsel Nieten- und Metallwarenfabrik GmbH & Co." in Fröndenberg an der Ruhr, which initially produced pots and pans made of aluminum, the handles and handles of which were attached with rivets.

Founding

1945

Reorientation

It quickly became clear that there was great potential here. As early as 1945, household goods production was completely discontinued and the focus was exclusively on the development and production of riveting technology.

Reorientation

60th

Leading in Europe

As early as the 1960s, HONSEL was one of the largest manufacturers of brake and clutch lining rivets in Europe and at the same time started producing blind rivets and the associated tools.

Leading in Europe

80th

Expansion product range

In the 80s, the development of blind rivet nuts and blind rivet studs and the pneumatic-hydraulic setting tools and their manufacture began.

Expansion product range

1994

Founding

In 1994, VVG Fasteners was founded in Neumünster as a specialist trading company for riveting technology in order to supply customers with daily updates from a well-stocked warehouse quickly and reliably and at the same time to provide the know-how from many years of development and production.

Founding

2007

Quick success

The VVG needs more space. After several moves, the building at today's Neumünster location was bought in 2007 - with the best possible framework for further growth.

Quick success

2011

Rivdom is there

Die neu entwickelte Akku-Nieter Familie Rivdom erblickt das Licht der Welt und begeistert von Anfang an.

Rivdom is there

2013

China

Founding HONSEL FASTENERS WUXI

2014

More than riveting technology

Start of development and production of HONSELcoils. Wire thread inserts for industrial use.

More than riveting technology

2017

Industry 4.0

The RivSmart battery riveter wins the "Route to Fastener Innovation" innovation prize at the world's largest trade fair for fastening technology.

Industry 4.0

2018

Expansion of the Neumünster site

New construction of a workshop and service center for maintenance and repair of HONSEL tools.

2019/2020

Plant expansion

Inauguration of the third plant in Fröndenberg - additional areas for production and fully automated logistics, as well as a new four-story office building.

Plant expansion

2021

#oneHONSEL

Under one brand. VVG becomes HONSEL. All companies in the HONSEL Group will in future appear under the HONSEL brand.

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