made in germany

since 1921 Dreher Gear Wheel Manufacturing

Company history

Our owner managed company is already in the third generation. We manufacture high quality gears in complete or contract gear manufacture and possess a wide range of products which includes production in small batches.

  • 2001, Relocation of whole company to the present location in Steinäckerstrasse 4

  • 1998, Change in company name to DREHER Zahnradfertigung GmbH. At the same time, the owners Ernst and Hilde Dreher transfer executive management to Dipl.-lng. Herbert Krauß.

  • 1967, Change in company name from Kaltenbach Maschinenbau to Dreher Zahnradfertigung

  • 1958, Hilde Dreher takes over the Gear Technology Division from Jakob Kaltenbach

  • 1946 to 1949: Reconstruction of the building totally destroyed during the war

  • 1923, Expansion of production (milling and turning) to include gears

  • 1922, Removal of the whole company to Crailsheim

  • 1921, Company founded in Winnenden by the Kaltenbach brothers