About us

We are a machine manufacturer located near Freiburg, in the Southwest of Germany. Since 1998, we have been successfully using our knowledge and experience for the planning and manufacturing of over 160 forming machines in 20 countries.

As a specialist in the forming of rotationally symmetric components, we offer not only high-quality machines but we also cover the complete developing process in collaboration with our clients.

Short company history

1992    Foundation of KFM FICHTER by Otmar Fichter in March Buchheim; “development, manufacture and sales of special-purpose machines”

1996    Construction of 1200 m²  company premises in Eichstetten

1997    Foundation of Fichter Sondermachinen GmbH

1998    Start of development of crimping and roll-forming units

2007    Foundation of Fichter Maschinen GmbH

2010    Sale of Fichter Maschinen GmbH (currently 65 employees)

2010    Foundation of Fichter formtec GmbH; “focus on development, manufacture and sales of forming machines”

2017    7 employees and 400m² premises + 25th company anniversary

2019    Sold machines: 160