Globe

STENZEL Machines and Ideas

High-Quality machines for individual requirements

For more than 100 years we have been your partner for machine tools worldwide. Our companySpecialization lies in the purchase and sale of used machines for the following areas:Mechanical engineering, vehicle construction, electrical engineering, precision mechanics and optics, aircraft construction, plastics processing and much more. A special focus of our assortment are lathes, machining centres and bed milling machines from renowned manufacturers such as DMG, Mazak, Mori Seiki, Okuma and Correa.

Everything we do focuses on the individual needs of our customers. We supply modern manufacturing companies with high-quality machines and thus make a significant contribution to their business success.

Contact with us

Personal consulting

We advise you personally and in detail on all questions concerning your individual machine tool requirements. In accordance with our motto "machines and ideas", we always make sure that you quickly find the used machine that is best suited to the special requirements of your production.

Contact with us

Extensive service

With our all-round carefree package, we offer you the complete service for a smooth handling when purchasing a machine. As a reliable partner, we accompany you through all steps from the inspection of the machine on site, disassembly and insured transport to the professional commissioning of your production line.

All-round carefree package

Grown Expertise

Our machine tool specialists are familiar with the specific requirements of a wide variety of production processes and always have an overview of the appropriate manufacturing technologies at the cutting edge. With their high professional qualifications and many years of experience and solution-oriented thinking, our professionals will reliably find the right machine for your needs.

Your contact persons

More than 100 years of success in machinery trade!

The Stenzel family has been trading in machinery for almost 100 years. Michael Stenzel has been active for over 40 years and has introduced brands like Nakamura, Matsuura and Brother into Germany. At the end of 2005 Joseph Stenzel joined the business after his studies of industrial engineering and business administration. He is the 4th generation dealing in machine tools and has expanded the business with the used machnery webportal.

1913

Company founded in Berlin by Georg Stenzel with used machinery trade.

History02
1928

Representation of German machinery like Roscher & Eichler, Lindner, Pfauter and Union.

Werner Stenzel
History04
1932

Corporate takeover by Werner Stenzel and Karl von Beauvais - introduction of special machinery from the USA e.g. Cincinnati, LeBlond, Norton and Warner & Swasey for the automotive industry.

History1949-1
1937

Representation of czech machines like Škoda.

History1949-2
History1949-3
History06

History05
History1949-4
1946

New founding of company in Wiesbaden
Our main business was with american machinery for the reconstruction of German industry.

History10
History08
History14

History13
History12
History16
History15
1960

Orders from the German automotive industry - mainly Opel Bochum
Resumption of the czech representation of TOS, Škoda, Mas and Warnsdorf. It was the highlight for Stenzel due to the "economic miracle" in Germany lasting until 1968.

History1969-2
History1969-1
History1969-3
History1969-4
1967

Diversification with tooling specialities, catalog parts for tool and mold makers accounted for approx. 50% turnover until 1990.

1970 Cincinnati
1970

Loss of the representation Cincinnati, -40% drop in turn over.

Michael Stenzel
1971

Michael Stenzel received a masters degree in Business Administration and a Bachelors Degree in Machine Tool Engineering (University of Cincinnati / USA ) and joined the family business.

History18
1976

Focus on Japan for new machine tool manufactoring - exclusive representation Mori Seiki.

matsuura
1978

Exclusive representation Matsuura.

messe 80er
nakamura
messe 80er -3
messe 80er -2
1982

Loss of Mori Seiki representaion - exclusive representation Nakamura.

Maschinen auf LKW
1987

Exclusive representation of Brother - Invention of synchronised threading.

1988

Stenzel Automation was founded - a group for planning and assembly of robotsystems.

ilmenau 1
ilmenau 2
stenzel Polska
1991

The Stenzel Normalien GmbH was founded - production of catalogue parts for molds -today trading under ABA Normalien in Ilmenau with 50 employees.

History19
History20
stenzel flagge
Nakamura_u_Stenzel
1993

Absolute crisis year - turnover and margin decline of 80 % - Employees approx. 200 - 90 in machine tools - asset stripping of the company group by banks - out of that, 22 new companys emerged from which 5 are still operating successfully today.

Stenzel Verwaltungs GmbH was founded - German representation for Nakamura CNC lathes.

ycm
Messe Nakamura
1994

Exclusive representation of YCM (Yeong Chin).

1998

The Nakamura representation was handed over to the Hommel Group.

2002

The representation of YCM was handed over to the company W&R.

2003

Return to trading in used machinery which was the original business of the company when founded in the year 1913.

History21
2006

Setup of the webportal for used machinery www.cnc-stenzel.de
Joseph Stenzel received his diploma in Industrial Engineering and Business Administration with focus on mechanical engineering (TU Darmstadt)and joined the family business.

2010

Joseph Stenzel became CEO. The company was renamed "Stenzel GmbH" and moved to Hellmundstr.37, 65183 Wiesbaden.

Stenzel_100_jahre
2013

100th anniversary of company Stenzel 1913-2013