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. In the meantime more than of over 180 forming machines have been sold in over 20 different countries worldwide.

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

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

2017    Relocation of the company headquarters to Eichstetten am Kaiserstuhl and the associated expansion of the production area.

2020    Fichter formtec GmbH celebrates 10 years of existence "worldwide distribution of moulding machines"