Development of customised diamond coatings
MAPAL develops extremely hard and wear-resistant diamond coatings for machining materials such as CFRP, ceramics, graphite and aluminium alloys.
130 MAPAL employees honoured for their loyalty to the company
In keeping with tradition, MAPAL Aalen honoured 130 long-serving employees. They can look back on ten, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 years of service.
Tool packaging made from 100 per cent recyclate
MAPAL Group converts BlockPack packaging to 100 per cent recycled material.
Investing in health, sustainability and quality
MAPAL has commissioned a new, unique laser hardening system for series production - with significant added value.
"MAPAL's focus has always been and will always be on the customer."
CTO Jacek Kruszynski on structures, development priorities and plans in the area of digitalisation.
MAPAL successful at the EMO in Hanover
Large booth with innovative machining solutions and many new products.
Guests from Africa explore MAPAL’s world of training
Intercultural exchange: Representatives of the South African Development Community (SADC) visited the MAPAL Headquarters in Aalen.
The new talents of 2023 are here
57 young people start their training in the headquarters Aalen, in one of the MAPAL centres of competence or at the Rugby site in England.
Roger Steiner is the new COO of the MAPAL Group
The experienced manager is responsible for all Global Operations tasks and activities within the MAPAL Group.
Sustainability at various levels
The MAPAL Group implements measures for environmental and climate protection. The investments at the Aalen site amount to four million euros.
MAPAL at the EMO 2023
MAPAL will be presenting itself in Hall 4, Stand A18 with the focus industries, Innovations 2024, the Online Shop and new developments on the subject of sustainability.
MAPAL Team successfully took part in the Aalen City Run
Strong team, good rankings. 25 participants of MAPAL, among them five apprentices and the President of the MAPAL group Dr Jochen Kress.
MAPAL remains on course
In the 2022 business year, group turnover increased by 6.5 percent to 558 million euros. The first months of the current year also showed increases.
IMPULSE 81 has been published
Solutions and applications in fluid power technology as well as sustainability are the focus of issue 81 of the MAPAL technology magazine IMPULSE.
Milling instead of drilling
Why milling instead of drilling can be a sensible alternative? MAPAL shows how higher process reliability and shorter machining times can be achieved.
The Green Field Facility in India
MAPAL India is setting standards in terms of efficiency, technology and sustainability with a new building at its main site in Coimbatore.
High process reliability when milling CFRP composite materials
The OptiMill-Composite-Speed-Plus milling cutter from MAPAL stands for high process reliability due to long tool life, high breaking strength and the best cutting quality.
A warm welcome to guests from Vilankulo
A young travel group from Mozambique visited the MAPAL main plant in Aalen. What they saw and experienced.
Business Development new division in the MAPAL Group
New management division "Strategy and Business Development" combines TMO, IT and internal communication
Precision, durability and process reliability from a single source
At Moulding Expo 2023, MAPAL will present the complete range of tools and solutions for die and mould making and the new online shop.
Hans Braun was a loyal colleague for 49 years
How Hans Braun came to BECK as a young man and why he never wanted to work anywhere else.
Shop, get information, download: shop.mapal.com
The new MAPAL online shop is now available in Germany and Austria with over 6,000 products in stock from the fields of drilling, milling, countersinking and clamping.
MAPAL employees support „Hatay earthquake relief”
Employees donate 1,500 euros to the aid alliance to support the construction of a social centre in Antakya.
MAPAL moves into new building in Komorniki
More space for the employees, a showroom for the customers - what the new location offers and what the team in Poland now plans to do.
New MAPAL sales representation in Denmark
Edeco Tool is a longstanding partner of MAPAL. The trading company took over the official representation for MAPAL products in Denmark.
Die & Mould catalogue revised
In addition to newly included tools, the new edition of the MAPAL catalogue for die and mould making represents an even further improved stock availability.
Strategies, solutions and applications of electromobility
Strategies, solutions and applications of electromobility are the focus of edition 80 of the MAPAL technology magazine IMPULSE.
Help for Hatay
The regional aid alliance “Erdbebenhilfe Hatay” got a donation of 5.000 Euro from MAPAL. Dr. Kress visited the donation collection center.
MAPAL supports the well-being of children
The employees at the headquarters in Aalen collected money for charities, the management participated in the fundraising activities.
Gnutti Carlo Group relies on c-Com digital tool management
The Gnutti Carlo Group implements a digital tool management solution from c-Com for its worldwide locations.
A visit to the MAPAL training centre
Practical learning: Students and teachers from South Korea are amazed at the variety of machines and learning facilities.
Machining live – MAPAL at the INTEC in Leipzig
MAPAL will not only be showing tools and solutions for different industries and materials at the INTEC 2023, but will also be presenting machining live to visitors.
MAPAL receives three supplier awards
Bosch, Bocar and Gnutti Carlo awarded MAPAL as a preferred supplier for above-average performance in innovation and service.
Graduation ceremonies with presentation of certificates
Very good performance under pandemic conditions
More than just great: Tobias Ilg
Best industrial mechanic of Baden-Württemberg and most successful commercial–technical apprentice in Eastern Wuerttemberg
Jubilee ceremonies 2022
444 employees were honoured by MAPAL for 10, 25, 30, 35, 40 resp. 45 years of loyalty.
WorldSkills Robotics: The world champions come from MAPAL
Training as a mechatronics engineer, now the world's best robot programmers: MAPAL is proud of Philipp Raab and Marvin Schuster.
MAPAL Sales Representation in Portugal: ÁLAMO Ferramentas
Rui Moreira and his team are experts in the requirements of the die and mould making industry. They are able to offer the customers an unrivalled service.
Topics for the future bear first fruits
The turnover of the MAPAL Group increased by 15 percent in the financial year 2021. For the current year, a reliable forecast is very difficult to make.
Focus topics convince - MAPAL at the AMB in Stuttgart
MAPAL draws a positive conclusion after five days at the AMB in Stuttgart.
Customer needs as an impetus for innovation
At the AMB in Stuttgart, MAPAL will be presenting new products and innovative machining solutions for the focus industries, thereby increasing the competitiveness of customers.
Innovations and anticipation for the AMB in Stuttgart
Impulse 79 focuses on the AMB 2022. Reports the practice from e-mobility or a technical school underline the diverse areas of application of MAPAL solutions.
A delegation from “Help for Togo” at the MAPAL HQ’s in Aalen
High-tech and craftsmanship at MAPAL's training centre: What fascinated the Togolese trainers Leon and Victorine Djossou.
Donation for the people of Ukraine
Campaign at the MAPAL sites in Germany. 5,000 euros were handed over to the "Bündnis Entwicklung Hilft" (Alliance for Development helps).
MAPAL at the AMB 2022
At AMB 2022 in Stuttgart, MAPAL will be presenting innovations for the focus industries and options for increasing sustainability in Hall 1, Stand D10.
A new home for refugees
Six Ukrainian refugee families with their nine children are now living in the guesthouse of MAPAL at the headquarter in Aalen.
Matthias Cöster becomes CFO of the MAPAL Group
Matthias Cöster will join the executive board of MAPAL on 1 September 2022. He will be responsible for the areas of Finance and Controlling.
Update on new products and business developments
Five days, five events – Business partners, representatives and journalists met with MAPAL experts in Aalen.
New member of the Management Board
Dr Karin Jenuwein will take over as Chief Human Resources Officer of the MAPAL Group effective September 1, 2022.
A turn of events
How the TET-CAM team is bringing project planning to another level.
Typing campaign at MAPAL for little Felix
MAPAL organised a typing campaign to support the fight against blood cancer. The trigger was the case of Felix from Kerkingen.
The die and mould industry, an 80th birthday and a lot of suspense
The 78th edition of Impulse has been published, the focus is on die and mould making. In addition, clamping chucks are put under the microscope.
Joint Power of Attorney for Siegfried Wendel and Jacek Kruszynski
Siegfried Wendel (Chief Sales Officer) and Jacek Kruszynski (Chief Technical Officer) were granted joint power of attorney for the MAPAL Group.
Dr Dieter Kress is turning 80
Dr Dieter Kress was at the helm of MAPAL for almost five decades. He will be 80 years old on 18 May 2022.
MAPAL sales representation in Sweden: Colly Verkstadsteknik
This relationship has lasted longer than many a marriage: Colly Verstadsteknik and MAPAL have been working together for 60 years.
MAPAL supports Ukrainian refugee children
MAPAL has collected fully functional IT equipment at its sites in Germany to donate to Ukrainian refugee children in Poland.
MAPAL representation in Finland: Oy Maanterä Ab
Product Manager Timo Patterson reports about the developments at Maanterä and the current trends in the Finnish market?
Turnkey projects and the development of state-of-the-art milling processes
The new edition of the MAPAL technology magazine Impulse has been published. The focus is on the machining of modern materials such as titanium or CFRP as well as the product area of milling.
Sponsorship of the "Marktspiegel Werkzeugbau" cooperative
MAPAL has been a sponsor of Marktspiegel Werkzeugbau eG since 1 March 2022. The cooperative supports die and mould makers with industry knowledge.
New catalogues: Bore machining, milling and clamping
The new MAPAL catalogues on the topics of bore machining, milling and clamping include a completely revised product portfolio.
New Vice President
Dr Wolfgang Baumann took over the strategic responsibility for the Aalen site’s products.
MAPAL is investing in countersink manufacturing
Countersinks from MAPAL produce high quality countersinks and are fast and durable. MAPAL is investing in production at the Winterlingen site in 2022.
German “Robot System Integration” Championship
The intensive preparation has paid off: Philipp Raab and Marvin Schuster secure victory and the title for MAPAL.
New Sales Director for the Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Hungary Region
Frank Staebler (44) takes over the sales management for Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Hungary at MAPAL Dr. Kress KG.
IMPULSE — edition 76 is available
News on e-mobility. New tools for machining titanium as well as valve housings and pot-shaped stator housings. A new module from c-Com.
MAPAL at the EMO in Milan
MAPAL presented the new developments in Milan. "Participating at the EMO was the right decision," says CSO Siegfried Wendel.
IMPULSE — edition 75 is available
Discover smart solutions as well as the potential of MAPAL’s Tooltronic and the radial milling cutters NeoMill.
AI Applications for machining
MAPAL and c-Com work on AI-based solutions. Matti Maier showed examples. He has been a guest speaker at UnternehmerTREFF digital of the WiRO East Württemberg.
MAPAL successfully working on innovations for the future
Dr Jochen Kress informs about the business year 2020/2021. Strategic market sectors and product innovations set the course for a secure future.
Robot cell – an upgrade by two apprentices
Future of automation - MAPAL qualifies young people. What two apprentices made with a six-axis universal robotic system.
“We are very well positioned”
Dietmar Maichel and Uwe Rein report on MAPAL's market entry into die and mould making industry and present the company’s value proposition.
MAPAL beginnt mit Corona-Impfungen
On the first day, 116 employees picked up their first vaccination at the main plant. Vaccination programmes will also be offered at other sites.
MAPAL USA has a new CSO
On 1st May, Mark Thum joined MAPAL in the USA in the position of CSO (Chief Sales Officer).
Sales representative in Slovenia: MB-Naklo
Precision tool supplier MB-Naklo also offers complete machining processes.
Market segments are defining the clamping technology of the future
In the interview, Dennis Minder and Jochen Schmidt explain the new structures in clamping technology at MAPAL and the great advantages of the new hydraulic expansion technology.
Tools with innovative CVD coatings machine steel and cast materials much more economically. Examples from the fields of milling and reaming.
IMPULSE edition 74 is available
The latest edition of Impulse is available. One of the main topics is the market launch of MAPAL in the die and mould sector.
AYMA herramientas - closeness creates trust
Jesús M. García Lanciego, Managing Director of the commercial agency, on how to gain the trust of customers and the contributiong of good communication and international contacts.
Management board of MAPAL expanded
Siegfried Wendel has been appointed Chief Sales Officer and Jacek Kruszynski Chief Technical Officer in the Management Board at MAPAL.
Four millennia at MAPAL
More than 160 employees celebrated a work anniversary at MAPAL in 2020.
MAPAL apprentice becomes German Champion
Lukas Weiss achieved the best result at “WorldSkills 2020” and takes the title of German Champion in CNC milling. His colleague Julian Kraus takes the fifth place.
MAPAL focuses on green electricity
Why MAPAL will be solely purchasing natural electricity from 100 per cent renewable energy generation from 2021 onwards ...
32 new trainees at MAPAL
In September 2020, 32 young women and men will start vocational training at MAPAL in Aalen. The company believes it is of vital importance to train up skilled workers.
Two trainees from MAPAL have set their sights on becoming German champions in CNC milling
The prospective cutting machine operators Julian Kraus and Lukas Weiß are in the final round of the German championship of the “WorldSkills” professional competition.
Jacek Kruszynski is Senior Vice President at MAPAL
Jacek Kruszynski, as a new member of the extended management team, is responsible for product management and various market segments.
WEISSKOPF management board extended
Roger Steiner has been Managing Director of the MAPAL subsidiary WEISSKOPF alongside Uwe Rein since November 2019. He is responsible for production and technology.
Partnerships, customer portals and artificial intelligence
c-Com isn’t just developing its own applications. It’s also generating added value for customers by working closely with cooperation partners.
Complete Supplier in Tool and Mould Making
Why MAPAL has a unique selling point as a complete supplier in die and mould making and how customers benefit from this.
MAPAL employees donate to children in need
Every year MAPAL employees in Aalen collect donations as part of Radio 7’s charity marathon. In 2019 they collected €3,525 for the cause.
Digital coating processing – effective, sustainable and transparent
When reconditioning tools, the effort involved in order processing is often very high. Oerlikon Balzers and c-Com are therefore jointly developing an app.
127 Aalen employees celebrate their work anniversary
A total of 3,145 years or around one million days in the service of the company. How MAPAL honours its 127 employees celebrating a work anniversary in 2019.
Minimized set-up time, maximum tool life – cooperation between MARPOSS and c-Com
When companies bundle their competencies, they often open up significant added value for their customers. One example of this is the collaboration between MARPOSS and c-Com.
New MAPAL location in Romania
How MAPAL is expanding its service for customers in Romania with the integration of Microtek ...
MAPAL trainees in Aalen donate to “The Advent of Good Deeds”
Twice a year, trainees, dual course students and the team of trainers donate money for social purposes; in December 2019 they donated to the relief action of the Schwäbische Post.
Training successfully completed at MAPAL in Aalen
Cutting machine operator, metalworking specialist, industrial clerk, Bachelor of Engineering – 37 young specialists receive their graduation certificates in October 2019.
MAPAL Trainees Gift Moments of Happiness
MAPAL trainees give those who are seriously ill beautiful memories with a generous gesture.
Positive EMO 2019 in Hanover
Expectations were generally muted. However, that just meant that all expectations were surpassed.
Prominent visitor at the MAPAL exhibition stand
The MEP and Chairman of the European Green Party, Reinhard Bütikofer, is a guest at the MAPAL exhibition stand.
Delegation from Mozambique visits MAPAL
The Mayor of Vilankulo, four representatives and the Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Mozambique visit MAPAL.
MAPAL at EMO 2019 in Hanover
It’s considered the mood meter for the entire sector – the world’s leading trade fair EMO in Hanover. What innovations will MAPAL be presenting there?
Start of training at MAPAL in Aalen
35 trainees and students start their working life at MAPAL.
MAPAL expands factory in the USA
Fountain Inn in the US state of South Carolina receives additional capacity for sales, service and manufacturing.
Peter Tausend Becomes Head of the Executive Board for the VDMA Clamping Tool Division
Peter Tausend takes over as Chairman from Hans-Joachim Molka
A successful year for the MAPAL Group
The MAPAL Group is growing in the 2018 financial year. The focus in 2019 will be tool and mould making, electromobility and digitalisation.
Cooperation Agreement on Company Childcare
Childcare places are available to MAPAL employees at the Albstift day care centre in Aalen.
MAPAL Expert Day highlights potential in steel and cast machining
Scientists, users and tool specialists show various ways of increasing efficiency. Participants are enthusiastic.
MAPAL acquires majority stake in ADICO - manufacturer of PCD and PcBN blanks
ADICO and MAPAL have been working together for years. MAPAL fully integrated the company into the Group at the end of 2018.
How MAPAL uses the ZEISS PRISMO ultra coordinate measuring machine to accelerate tool development and what this has to do with electric mobility.
Aid for Mozambique
MAPAL donates to the victims of Hurricane Idai in Mozambique. The company maintains friendly contacts with Vilankulo.
Second MAPAL site opened in Central Mexico
MAPAL is investing heavily in its presence in Mexico. Santiago de Querétaro is the perfect location for this.
MAPAL donates 10,000 euros to the region
At the turn of the year 2018/2019, MAPAL supported social organisations, namely the Aalen-based association and the Maja-Fischer-Hospiz in Aalen-Ebnat
CDU Group Chairman Ralph Brinkhaus visits MAPAL
What Ralph Brinkhaus and Dr Jochen Kress talked about and why Brinkhaus believes MAPAL to be a beacon project ...
Yet more expertise in tool and mould making
MAPAL is strengthening its activities in die & mould sector. By acquiring voha-tosec from Lindlar, MAPAL is integrating a proven specialist into the MAPAL Group.