Company | History
More than 50 years Orbitalum Tools
Establishment of today′s Orbitalum Tools business with product development in Schaffhausen (CH).
Launch of the RA 4 Pipe Cutting and Beveling Machine, precursor of the GF 4.
Founding of the GF Rohrverbindungstechnik GmbH, move of management and sales to Singen.
Internationalization of sales activities (Asia and Eastern Europe)
Launch of the REB Pipe End Preparation Machines.
Start of sales in CIS and take-over of US-activities.
Launch of the BRB 4 Boiler Pipe Preparation Machine.
Launch of the Portable Tube Saws PS 4.5 and PS 6.6.
Transition from Georg Fischer to ITW (Illinois Tool Works Inc.). Orbitalum belongs to the ITW Welding Group.
Change of name: From GF Rohrverbindungstechnik GmbH to Orbitalum Tools GmbH
Acquisition of Orbimatic GmbH by ITW.
Orbitalum Tools and Orbimatic GmbH merged to the new "Orbitalum Tools GmbH". Orbitalum tools is from here on a full-range supplier for orbital piping equipment.
Orbitalum Tools is responsible for sales and marketing in Europe for E.H. Wachs.
P.R.A.I. Srl, supplier for orbital welding heads has been acquired by ITW.