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Magnetfabrik Bonn GmbH

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1932
Gerhard Grönefeld founded Magnetfabrik Bonn.
1945
Magnet production discontinued due to the lack of raw materials and power. To ensure its economic survival, the company produced household electrical products.
1947
Resumption of the production of permanent magnets.
1948
Setup of a sintering and casting unit. Start of production of AlNiCo magnets.
1952
Death of the founder Gerhard Grönefeld. His 23-year-old son Georg Grönefeld took over the management of the business.
1957
Start of production of ceramic hard ferrites.
1962
Start of injection molding production.
1978
Magnetfabrik Bonn supplied a magnet system for a measurement system developed by Professor von Zahn which traveled to Venus with the NASA probe Pioneer Venus 2 and was successfully used to measure the composition of the atmosphere.
1986
Start of production of rare earth magnets.
1990
After obtaining a doctorate in natural sciences, Dr. Martin Grönefeld became actively involved in the company.
1997
Certification of our quality management system in accordance with DIN ISO 9001.
2000
Certification of our quality management system in accordance with QS 9000 and VDA 6.1.
2003
Certification of our quality management system in accordance with ISO/TS 16949: 2002.
2006
Certification of our environment management system in accordance with ISO 14001:2004.
2007
Magnetfabrik Bonn celebrates 75 years of operation.
2012
Magnetfabrik Bonn celebrates 80 year of operation.