History

1973 Foundation of a one-man company by Karl Zinner
1976 Rudolf Zinner joins the one-man company
1977 Foundation of ZINNER GmbH Precision Tools by Karl Zinner


New premises for the company

1985 The company moves from the Nuremberg suburb of Johannis to a new site at Nuremberg-Leyh
1987 Development of a new product in the field of drilling and its market launch – drill bits with self-clamping interchangeable cutting tips
1988 Development of a new product in the field of groove turning and its market launch – the TURN-CUT system.
1989 Further development of the patented self-clamping system in the fields of grooving, parting and slot cutting – marketed under the brand name “System RC”
1993 Extension of the RC System to the field of cutting – cutting width = 1.6mm for grooving and milling
1995 Development of a short cutting system - System 2001 for machining o-grooves for milling machines
1996 Extension of the RC System to the fields of axial grooving and axial turning-cutting
1997 First website
1999 Introduction of a Quality Management System to DIN EN ISO 9001
2000 Certification of the Quality Management System to DIN EN ISO 9001
2002 25th anniversary of the foundation of the company as a GmbH
2004 Implementation and customisation of a new IT facility
2006 Major realignment of the product range
2007 30th anniversary of ZINNER GmbH
2008 Inclusion of tool adapters into the product range
2009 Extension of the tool systems in the areas of boring, milling and grinding
2010 Wide-ranging turning programme included in the main catalogue
2012 35th anniversary of ZINNER GmbH
2014 Launch of the new website
2017 40th anniversary of ZINNER GmbH
2018 Re-Certification to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015
2020 Zinner GmbH is taken over by LÜBERG Technologieholding and Dr. Ulrich Rothfischer appointed managing director.