2011 Foundation in Beijing
Eckelmann Industrial Automation Technologies Co. Ltd. based in Beijing is set up to meet the growing demand from Chinese machine builders for CNC technology for cutting machines locally. The subsidiary has since then served as a sales and service center for the Chinese market.
2012 Rex becomes a subsidiary
Rex & Schley Automatisierungstechnik GmbH in Erfurt becomes a subsidiary of Eckelmann. On October 1, 2014, the change of name to Rex Automatisierungstechnik GmbH was completed. Since its foundation in 1990, the company offers complete control and drive technology solutions for machines and plants. In particular, control technology from Eckelmann is used.
2013 New development and technology center
Inauguration of a spacious extension in Wiesbaden-Erbenheim. Spatial bottlenecks are thus eliminated and production areas that were previously outsourced are brought back to the main site. The building has a floor space of 1,600 square meters. One half is intended for offices, the other half for switch cabinet construction and assembly production.
2014 Foundation in Shanghai
Founded in Shanghai, Eckelmann Automation Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. specializes in plant automation for rolling mills.
2018 IBE becomes part of the Eckelmann Group
Eckelmann AG acquires IBE Software GmbH. The Wilhelmshaven-based company specializes in the development of CAD/CAM software and control system solutions for sheet metal processing. The subsidiary, with which Eckelmann has been cooperating since 2011, operates under the new name Eckelmann IBE Software GmbH.
2020 Renaming of Ferrocontrol Steuerungssysteme GmbH & Co. KG to Eckelmann FCS GmbH