History

The typical medium-sized company GRESSEL, was founded in 1923 as an engineering workshop and is up to this day family-owned.

1923
Founded by Edmund Gressel as an engineering workshop

1933
First Workbench vice

1965
Introduction of the high pressure vice MHS

1970/1973
New administration- and manufacturing building

1983
ecopos©, for safety positioning and clamping

1986
AX, classical, robust workbench vice

1991
gripos®, the sprinter from the NC-quick action vice

1996
grefors®, the senso power vice

1997
duogrip, multifunction clamping: single, double or centric 

1998
zeropos, clamping in quick change palleting system

1999
Redesign of gripos® 

2000
duogrip 8V, multiclamping in lightweight construction

2001
duogrip 100-IP, clamping device integrated in palette

2002
Reorganisation of GRESSEL AG and SERTO AG 

2003
multigrip, multi clamping with system

2004
gripos II, NC-quick action vice with tension rod grefix, direct vice with tension rod

2005
gripos-5A – new concept high level jaws for 5-axis machining 

2006
centros2 – centric- and single vice

2007
centrinos – single vice for small work pieces - centric vice
take-over SERTO AG through the Management

2008
easygrip, precision multi clamping
new building producition hall GRESSEL AG  

2009
Workpiece storage P60, GRESSEL tombstones, solinos single vice for small workpieces, easy and flexible palleting

2010
grepos-5X, 5-axis power vice for "true" 5-axis complete/simultaneous machining, gredoc round, mechanical quick change palleting System, GRESSEL complete catalogue, Workpiece storage P8/ P10

2011
gredoc rectangular, mechanical quick change palleting system, Redesign website GRESSEL AG 

2012
solinos 40 and solinos 100, single vice for small workpieces

2013
90 years GRESSEL; C1 centric vice, BFM FeedMaster system GRESSEL

2014
Since mid-2014 the GRESSEL AG belongs to SCHUNK GmbH & Co. KG from Lauffen/Neckar. The family-owned company SCHUNK is a competence leader for gripping systems and  clamping technology and more than 2,700 employees worldwide

2014
market Launch of the mechanical centric vice C2

2015
Extension of the construction kit mechanical centric vice C2, addition of the mechanical zero point clamping system S2

2016
Market launch of the mechanical single vice S2