History and stories of PAATZ.

1890 -2010 120 years of Paatz

2018      PAATZ Viernau GmbH is taken over by Gebr. Heller Maschinenfabrik GmbH

1997      PAATZ Viernau GmbH belongs to Mr. Dieter Bach and Mr. Bernd Malzahn

1995      Peter Bach and Mr. Bernd Malzahn are appointed as representative managers    

1993      the current PAATZ Viernau GmbH is established as subsidiary of samag                                       Saalfelder machine tools

1992      Heldmann Machine Engineering from Hückerswagen buys Paatz from                                           the trust – a disaster

1990      THE TURNAROUND: From VEB Werkzeugmaschinenfabrik Zella-Mehlis                                       to PAATZ Viernau GmbH

1986       Commissioning of the continuing solution of the CAD/CAM technology                                            for multi spindle drill heads

1972       WEMA Zella- Mehlis - nationally owned enterprise (VEB)                                                                Werkzeugmaschinenfabrik Zella-Mehlis

1970       Jürgen Paatz appointed as managing director

1969       VEB Werkzeugmaschinenkombinat "Fritz Heckert" Karl-Marx-Stadt

1968       Formation of a MODERN APPRENTICE WORKSHOP

1966       Change of the production profile

1957       State participation

1950       Noticeable improvements

1945       Post-war years

1940       Years of war

1933       Hermann Paatz- an important person

1919       Hunting weapons

1900       Product expansion