Peterseim was established in 1954. Below are the most important milestones of our history:

  • 2016
  • In the course of 2016, we revised our entire management system and adapted it to the new ISO 9001: 2015 standard. In December, this system was then thoroughly tested for three days and finally certified according to the new specifications.
  • 2015
  • At the end of the year 2015 Managing Partner Wilhelm Peterseim left the company after 43 years. Now Silke Peterseim-Sallen, Alexander Sallen, Anne Peterseim-Heider and Martin Heider are leading PETERSEIM within the third generation by their own.
  • 2014
  • This year was again a year of major investments. Peterseim spent a total of EUR 1.2 million on modernizing and expanding its production facilities. In addition, just under EUR 200,000. – were invested in the environment. A photovoltaic system was built on the roof of Hall 6, which now allows Peterseim to produce its own environmentally friendly power.
  • 2012
  • Peterseim invest in green energy production using a block heat und power plant.
  • Peterseim invest some EUR 280,000 in an extension to their machinery equipment.
  • 2011
  • Peterseim invest some EUR 130,000 in the complete refurbishment of the pickling and washing line and an additional EUR 60,000 in new cleaning equipment for tube sections.
  • 2010
  • Peterseim invest some EUR 150,000 in a TRACTO-TECHNIK tube bending machine. This is the official start of the new "job bending" division.
  • Peterseim invest some EUR 18,000 in a TRACTO-TECHNIK 3D measuring arm to allow the geometric data of sample tubes to be determined quickly and easily.
  • Peterseim becomes the first company to seamless draw and process tubes made from CUPHIN®.
  • 2009
  • TÜV NORD  confirms certification in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001.
  • Investment in a length testing machine, Eddy current testing equipment and a tube end processing machine.
  • 2008
  • Investment in a length testing machine, Eddy current testing equipment and a tube end processing machine.
  • 2007
  • Investment in a sawing and chamfering machine. The facts: working range 14 – 60 mm OD, length 20 – 150 mm, speed approximately 2 seconds per tube section, automatic measuring equipment
  • 2006
  • Investment in a tube end processing machine.
  • Construction of a flood control system so as to increase environmental compatibility.
  • 2005
  • Investment in a third gas annealing furnace and a pickling line in order to eliminate bottlenecks in heat treatment.
  • 2004
  • 50th anniversary of Peterseim Metallwerke
  • 2003
  • Reorganisation of the brass tube plant in order to improve productivity.
  • 2001
  • Extension of the range of aluminium products and construction of the sixth production building. The production area is thereby increased to about 11,000 sq.m..
  • 2000
  • Extension of the office building. The owner's daughter, Dipl.-Kauffrau Silke-Peterseim-Sallen and her husband, Dipl.-Kaufmann Alexander Sallen join the company.
  • 1998
  • Change of the name and the legal form into Peterseim GmbH & Co. KG Metallwerke.
  • 1997
  • Wilhelm Peterseim together with his wife Maria-Rita Peterseim acquires all the shares owned by his cousin with no limitation.
  • 1995
  • The product range is further extended by the addition of aluminium products.
  • 1992
  • Peterseim is one of the first manufacturers of nonferrous semi-finished products to become certified to DIN EN ISO 9002 by Lloyd's.
  • 1991
  • Construction of a new office building and of production building no. 5 to accommodate tube finishing facilities.
  • 1987
  • Extension of the company, construction of building no. 4.
  • 1985
  • The company portfolio is extended by a tube processing service.
  • 1981
  • Construction of the third production building.
  • 1980
  • Division of the company into an operating company and a holding company.
  • 1975
  • Division of the company into an operating company and a holding company.
  • 1960
  • Relocation of the company to Olpe.
  • 1954
  • Gebr. Peterseim OHG was established in the former Listernohl by the brothers Franz and Albert Peterseim.