Five generations of experience and progress

We’re a family-run business, now in its fifth generation and managed by Dirk Neumayer. The company’s 420+ employees work together to research, develop, design and assemble components at the highest levels of forging and machining technology. Thanks to our many years of experience, our constant drive to innovate and our long-standing focus on sustainability, we’re a global leader in steel processing.

Our future is rooted in our origins

In 1867, company founder Richard Neumayer laid the foundation for our company, which is still successful today. Since then, we’ve been making history with forming technology. Come along with us on our journey from the past to the future.


1867 Founded as Hammerwerk Neumayer and Zoppi in Switzerland.


1880/81 Relocation to Gutach.


1906 Heinrich Neumayer takes over the company.


1940 Richard Neumayer takes over and reorientates the company.


1953 After a fire, the company moves to Hausach.


1980 Albert Neumayer takes over; modernization and certification of the company.


1985 First production of flanges.


2000 Commissioning of the first fully automatic press line with 31,500 kN.


2008 Erwin Aberle becomes co-managing director.


2008-2015 New construction and expansion for shipping, logistics, social area, warehouse for the forming tools, enlarged machining area.


2012 First use of residual forging heat for heat treatment, consuming 95% less energy.


2017 Dirk A. Neumayer takes over management of the company


2020 New construction for expansion of machining. Investments in energy efficiency generate yearly savings of more than 2 million kWh of electricity.


2021 Sourcing electricity from 100% hydropower. Thomas Armbruster becomes co-managing director.


2022 Commissioning of a new solar system across the factory roofs. New construction for material storage and material shredding.

Quality that stands out

The following certifications and approvals demonstrate the reliability and high quality standards for which the name Richard Neumayer stands.

We take responsibility for our future

For centuries, the Black Forest has been home to forging technology. And it’s also our home. People from all across the globe visit the region in order to experience its beauty. We take seriously our responsibility to preserve it for future generations and contribute to sustainable development.

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