Perfect mixture of high-tech and tradition
We keep up with the times. Just like our bright steel, which is produced on the world's most modern plants and meets the highest demands.
Bright steel is our DNA
At Andernach & Bleck we produce and perfect moulds that meet the highest standards. Whether on water, on land or in the air - bright steel "made in Hagen" can be found in every application on this earth. Andernach & Bleck has been one of the leading companies in the bright steel industry since 1903 - worldwide. We employ over 200 people, all with different lifestyles and cultures. But one thing unites us: bright steel is our DNA. From production to sales to management - everyone loves the filigree shapes that meet the highest demands on the most modern equipment.
Brilliant quality – from Westphalia to the whole world
Andernach & Bleck is currently able to manufacture profiles in over 9,000 different dimensions and profile shapes. By using the latest processing technology, we can offer you not only standard dimensions, but also custom-made products based on your special samples or drawings. And to ensure that our customers are not only strong nationally, we offer them exclusive global sales support. This in-house service guarantees an extremely high degree of planning security.
Benefit from our many years of experience in bright steel production. Our owner-managed family business has been located in Hagen since 1903. It has always been an ideal location thanks to its excellent rail, motorway and inland port connections and its own railway siding. For these reasons, Andernach & Bleck is now in its fifth generation and one of the leading companies in the bright steel industry – worldwide.
Strongly anchored, globally present
Not only the good infrastructure, but also the central location have kept Andernach & Bleck in Hagen for over 115 years. Logistics hub Ruhrgebiet: Located in the middle of Germany, we reach motorways, railway junctions, inland ports and airports in a very short time. All freight routes are at our disposition to guarantee the supply of your production.
A strong partner at our side
With our subsidiary Metalli Trafilati in Italy, we have a competent and reliable partner for bright drawn angle steel at our side. Together we stand for high-quality bright steel products „Made in Europe“:
We live bright steel
Quality, service and responsibility are not only promoted, but lived and breathed by the company. Every employee has internalised these maxims and does his or her best not only to produce and sell a product for you, but to offer you bright steel from Andernach & Bleck.
Only through the combination of experienced employees of many years' standing and young junior staff, who give impulses for change, can we form an energetic team of specialists.
The specialists of the future
Not only in the management, which currently consists of the 4th and 5th generation, but also in the workforce we focus on continuity and long-term cooperation.
Our young employees benefit from this as we can offer them a secure future in a globally prospering market. We are just as proud of this as we are of our junior specialists.
History with Andernach & Bleck GmbH & Co. KG
Businessman Louis Andernach founds the company "Andernach & Bleck" in Hagen-Halden together with master locksmith Carl Bleck senior. The entry in the commercial register is made on 11 th of July.
The first deliveries of bright steel and cold rolled strip leave the plant in February.
Change in corporate management. Louis Andernach retires, Otto Bleck, son of Carl Bleck senior, becomes co-owner.
The company's success leads to expansion: The bright steel drawing workshop moves into a new, ultra-modern plant with railway connection - the former plant 1. The cold rolling mill and the wire drawing plant are expanded in the main plant, the former plant 2. Co-founder Carl Bleck retires and his son Carl jr. becomes co-owner.
Otto Bleck's son, Dipl.-Ing. Karl-Otto Bleck, becomes co-owner.
Plant 1, confiscated by the consequences of the war since 1945, and the administration are rebuilt and the machines are set up again. At the end of the year, production begins.
The son of Carl Bleck jr., Dipl.-Kfm. Jürgen Bleck, joins the management as a new co-owner.
With Karl-Otto Bleck's son, the technical business economist Armin Bleck, the fourth generation of the management moves up.
The steel trading company Heine & Bleck GmbH is founded in Lutherstadt Wittenberg and 8 years later moved to Hermsdorf.
The former business shares of Jürgen Bleck, which passed into the possession of his widow Ute at the beginning of the 80s after his death, are taken over by Armin Bleck.
Carsten Bleck, the son of Armin Bleck, becomes co-owner and represents the fifth generation in the company management. The company takes over the steel trading company Roland Stahl Handelsg. mbH in Bremen.
After the death of Karl-Otto Bleck, Armin Bleck takes over his shares.
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Carsten Bleck joins the management board. Andernach & Bleck is now managed by Armin and Carsten Bleck.
Takeover of Metalli Trafilati S.r.l. in Osio Sotto (BG), Italy. Metalli Trafilati is a leading manufacturer of cold-drawn angle steels.