Company - History
More than 50 years Orbitalum Tools
Founding of today's Orbitalum Tools GmbH as a branch at the Swiss industrial group Georg Fischer AG, with headquarters in Schaffhausen (CH).
Market launch of the RA 4 pipe cutting and chamfering machine (pioneer of the GF 4).
Foundation of the Rohrverbindungstechnik GmbH, in Singen.
Internationalization of sales activities in Asia and Eastern Europe.
Market launch of the pipe end processing machines (REB).
Development of the CIS states and takeover of US activities. Market launch of the boiler pipe processing machines.
Market launch of the portable pipe cutting and chamfering machines PS 4.5 and PS 6.6
Change from Georg Fischer AG to ITW (Illinois Tool Works) Inc. Orbitalum has since then been organizationally part of the ITW Welding Group.
Change of name from Rohrverbindungstechnik GmbH to Orbitalum Tools GmbH.
Acquisition of Orbimatic GmbH by ITW.
Orbitalum Tools and Orbimatic are merged to the new "Orbitalum Tools GmbH". Orbitalum is now a complete supplier for orbital tube machining.
Orbitalum Tools is responsible for the sales and marketing of E.H. Wachs in Europe.
The Rome based company PR.A.I. srl, manufacturer of orbital welding heads, is acquired by ITW.