Oktober 2017

kellermann formenbau postbauerheng aktuelles lehrlinge 2017Our Team  of Apprentices is again complete:

Tobias Barten and Alexander Franz began their apprenticeships as precision mechanics in tool making in September. We give them a hearty welcome to our company and wish them much success and fun while learning!






September 2017

kellermann formenbau werkzeug und formenbauMatthias Marx, who is responsible for the area of eroding, explained the advantages of our new HSC milling machine with automation to the editors of „Werkzeug & Formenbau“. This made for a very good article about our manufacturing philosophy and the advantages of our Machine Park.


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August 2017

kellermann formenbau postbauerheng aktuelles exeron316xxl prevRetrofit our new/old eroding machine for large parts – the Exeron 316 XXL is once again ready and operational! The machine underwent a complete overhaul and with a new control system and new generators and is now even faster and more efficient. In the course of the reintroduction, the machine was also integrated into our automation and into the Job-Management-System from Certa. This means that the area of electrode production and eroding is now 100% automated. A sincere thank you to all the companies which contributed their support - above all to the companies Mauersberger and Schneider, and of course to Exeron and Erowa!



June 2017

kellermann formenbau moulding expo 2017 prevThe Moulding Expo in Stuttgart has again opened its doors from 30 May to 02 June 2017. As an important trade fair for tooling and mould building, all well-known mould builders and suppliers are represented here.  In 2017, for the first time Formenbau Kellermann GmbH is represented at the shared stand with VDWF. A complete success – numerous repeat customers as well as new contacts have visited us and placed the cornerstones for future cooperation in interesting discussions.

You have made our first exhibition a very successful event for us – thank you for your visit!



May 2017

kellermann formenbau jurystufe grosser preis des mittelstandes 2017For the third time, we have made the finals on the jury’s list for the "Midsized Business Award for Social Responsibility". Out of the 4,923 nominees, 839 companies have entered the next round for this prestigious award. Now it is just a matter of crossing our fingers - in September the award winners are to be announced. This award is considered to be Germany's most important economic prize and is awarded to outstanding medium-sized companies because of their social commitment and attractive work positions and healthy growth.




February 2017

Neue Gesellen 2017Vocational training is one of the most important cornerstones for the firm’s future direction. That is why we are very proud of our 4 former apprentices for the successful conclusion of their apprenticeships. We would like to congratulate all of you on having successfully passed your official trade exams and welcome you each as a journeyman in the company divisions of eroding, milling and assembly.





November 2016

kellermann formenbau preisverleihung excellence in production 2016p

In 2016, we once again met the competition with the Best in the Industry and we are very pleased to have a shared 2nd place in our category. Among the 279 participants from well-known tooling companies, we were able to score with our convincing concept and uncompromising customer orientation. The tooling manufacturer Phönix Contact GmbH & Co KG was able to set itself apart as the overall winner - We congratulate them on this achievement!

All finalists are already counted as the best tool builders in the German-speaking countries. They have proven themselves in a tough competitive environment. The judges make evaluations along the entire process chain for the technological performance as well as the financial, organizational and strategic aspects of the company. An expert team also visited the company on site and was personally able to experience for themselves the company’s performance and efficiency. Only then did the jury nominate the twelve best companies for the finals.



September 2016

kellermann formenbau lehrlinge 2016 pWe give a warm welcome to Mathias Lehmeier and Tobias Gottlieb as new trainees at Formenbau Kellermann. Over the next 3.5 years, both will learn everything about the subject of toolmaking. As a family business, training young people is very important to us. That’s why we are again pleased this year to train 2 motivated job starters to become precision engineering technicians. We wish both apprentices a successful start into their working lives and a lot of fun learning.





July 2016

kellermann formenbau hsc600 pThe new HSC machine is now ready for use. The HSC600 from Exeron is a highly dynamic and precision machine, integrated with an automation system for fully automated production. In the future, the graphite electrodes for our tools will be manufactured here. This machine will also be used for superfinishing and hard milling.






February 2016

yt ausbildung feinwerkmechaniker

A documentary film about the apprenticeship trade "precision mechanic in toolmaking".

As a school leaver with the minimum requirement of a “Quali” (the German basic secondary school certificate) you have the opportunity to be trained in our company as a precision mechanic. With this apprenticeship you will obtain a solid basic technical knowledge on which you can build, for example,  through further training to become an engineer, or technical project manager, or as a practical basis for a dual degree. 





November 2015

kellermann formenbau excellence in production 2015

On November 11, the tool making company of the year award for "Excellence in Production" is selected from 295 tool making companies. We congratulate the overall winner: Audi AG tool making!

"Formenbau Kellermann GmbH " is once again placed among the top 20 of the best toolmakers this year. In our category "External toolmaking under 50 employees" we attained a wonderful 5th place.

We are very proud of this placement amidst a high-level field of participants and especially give thanks to our excellent staff for this team effort!




September 2015

kellermann besuch meusburgerOn September 18th we received an insight into the production a works tour from our partner and standard parts manufacturer Meusburger. Meusburger is the market leader in the area of high-precision standard parts. An extensive standard parts program, combined with high-quality products for workshop requirements, makes Meusburger a reliable partner for tool, mould and mechanical engineering. The employees and apprentices of Formenbau Kellermann GmbH were able to see for themselves the efficient production and high quality.





July 2015

kellermann preisverleihung grosser preis des mittelstandes

Happy faces amid glorious summer weather:  On July 16, Formenbau Kellermann GmbH was presented with the certificate for reaching the jury shortlist in the competition “Großer Preis des Mittelstandes” or "Grand Prix for Medium- sized Enterprises" by Robert Knitt, on behalf of the host Oskar-Patzelt foundation. District administrator Willibald Gailler as well as the mayor of Postbauer-Heng, Horst Kratzer also congratulated us on our success.

The “Großer Preis des Mittelstandes” is considered Germany's most important business award and is awarded to companies from various sectors, which are characterized by the creation of attractive jobs, innovation and outstanding commitment to their region to name a few. For this year's ceremony more than 5,000 enterprises were nominated nationwide, 815 of which reached the jury stage.



June 2015

erste hilfe

In order to create the organizational, material and personnel prerequisites that enable employees to receive necessary first aid for industrial accidents is one of the fundamental tasks of any company.

To guarantee that all employees are always optimally equipped for the proper response in the event of an emergency at our premises, we provided the corresponding refresher on April 9: Nürnberger Land district Bavarian Red Cross ran an 8-hour first aid course for us. 

In addition to general first-aid instructions, typical occupational accidents in mould building (for example, cuts and their correct treatment) were addressed.



April 2015

mb buettFormenbau Kellermann GmbH has gained a Master: on April 24 our employee Christopher Bütterich received his Master Craftsman Certificate at the 2015 championship celebration. He completed this further training alongside of his work. And even after the successful completion of his certification as master, he will remain in the company and will now take on responsibilities in tool design. We congratulate him heartily on his remarkable performance!






April 2015

symposium kellermann

On April 15, Managing Director Sabine Kellermann actively took part in the third symposium of the Werkzeugbau-Instituts Südwestfalen GmbH in Lüdenscheid : at a panel discussion led by various industry experts on the question of the necessity of industrialization in toolmaking construction, she spoke in front of around 80 representatives from both industry and politics about “An example for an advanced toolmaking? Toolmaking on greenfield sites? “

The purpose of the symposium was to promote dialogue and face to face communication in the industry by offering a platform for networking as well as the exchange of information on current developments.




February 2015


A solid educational training is the guarantee for healthy growth and continuous improvement.

Congratulations to our proud trainee on successfully completing his apprenticeship on February 26, 2015. 

He can be pleased about passing the final examination.

We are happy to welcome him as a permanent employee on our workforce!





February 2015

mittelstandOur company has been nominated for the  "Großen Preis des Mittelstandes" for the second time now.

The Oskar Patzelt Foundation Award recognizes companies which, according to the motto "healthy medium-sized enterprises - strong economy - more jobs”, embody a culture of independence, and also aim to promote respect and recognition of entrepreneurial activities and entrepreneurial virtues.

On the basis of the competition’sfive criteria, the company is assessed as a whole and also in its role in society.



Aus 295 Werkzeugbau-Unternehmen wird am 11. November im Rahmen von „Excellence in Production“ der Werkzeugbau des Jahres gekürt. Wir gratulieren dem Gesamtsieger: dem Werkzeugbau der Audi AG!

Die „Formenbau Kellermann GmbH“ kann sich auch dieses Jahr wieder unter den Top 20 der besten Werkzeugmacher platzieren. In unserer Kategorie „Externer Werkzeugbau unter 50 Mitarbeiter“ erreichen wir einen großartigen 5. Platz.

Wir sind sehr stolz auf diese Platzierung in einem hochrangigen Teilnehmerfeld und danken vor allem unseren exzellenten Mitarbeitern zu dieser Teamleistung!