Since 1991, MILLER has stood for technological progress, engineering skill and high-performance tools for drilling and milling. Integration into the MAPAL Group represents a major milestone in the company’s history. It guarantees customers and employees alike the security and stability of a global corporate group and ensures sustainable investment.
Over the decades, we have thus evolved into a leading manufacturer of precision tools and an important technology partner for prestigious customers in trade and industry.
|1991||MILLER is established as a workshop for drilling tools in Altenstadt. On a production area covering 200 m2, six employees make initial drilling tools from solid carbide for customers in mechanical engineering and the automotive industry.|
|1997||A substantial new build increases the production area to 2,200 m2 and upgrades the machine capacities significantly. The number of employees rises to 25.|
|2001||The continued high demand for precision tools results in a further expansion. The production area now covers more than 5,000 m2. More than 40 employees work in production and administration.|
|2003||Integration into the international MAPAL Group. As the MAPAL Group’s Centre of Competence for Solid Carbide Tools, MILLER is responsible for development and manufacturing worldwide in this product area. In addition, MILLER continues to supply existing customers.|
|2008||Expanding the production area to more than 10,000 m2, reforming internal quality control and building a state-of-the-art logistics centre make MILLER’s production site one of the most modern plants for solid carbide tools in Europe. Investing in the latest production technologies and increasing the workforce to more than 220 employees lift MILLER’s performance and capacity for innovation to a new level.|
|2011||Together with the MAPAL centres of competence BECK and WTE, MILLER steps up its support for domestic and international trading partners.|
|2014||Due to continuous growth and the positive market situation, further major investments in manufacturing technology and personnel are made. MILLER now employs more than 440 highly qualified staff.|
|2016||Development and expansion of a global regrinding service for solid carbide tools. The company’s 25th anniversary is celebrated in style.|
|2017||Inauguration and occupation of a new administrative building.|
|2018||Ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of a new production hall covering around 5,000 m2. The new hall is put into operation in the first quarter of 2020, bringing the total production area to 15,000 sqm.|
|2021||Inauguration and occupation of the new production hall.|