One of the first addresses for rolling bearing and drive technology

 

From a garage start-up to a leading wholesaler

2018

W + A becomes the new distribution partner of Wippermann jr. GmbH and the team at the Langenargen location continues to grow.

2017

W + A becomes a trading partner of STIEBER GmbH, a member of the Altra Industrial Motion Group and Koyo Deutschland GmbH. Another 4 new colleagues strengthen marketing, internal and field sales departments.

2015

Distribution partnership with TIMKEN GmbH. Expansion of the portfolio in the area of rolling bearing and drive technology. The company's growing product and service portfolio includes many well-known industry brands such as Timken®, Fafnir®, Philadelphia Gear®, Drives®, Lovejoy® and Groeneveld®.

2014

The sales cooperation’s are increasing: partnerships with Henkel (Loctite / Teroson) and OKS are signed, 4 new employees are added in IT management, internal and field sales.

2013

EN ISO 9001 is gained and the internal sales team continues to grow.

2012

W + A becomes a trading partner of NSK Deutschland GmbH and the new, pleasantly bright and inviting company building in Langenargen is moved into -with 300 sqm of office space, 1,000 sqm of storage space and potential for the future.

2011

On our ten-year anniversary, the figures are rosy. With record sales new employees continue to be added focusing on increased sales in Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria. The planning of the new headquarters is taking shape.

2010

W + A is growing despite the tense economic situation. With new employees and even more storage capacity, the desire for a larger building is growing and planning begins…

2009

Mid 2009, W + A takes over Schmitz Kugellager GmbH with its employees and opens a branch in Rheinstetten near Karlsruhe. Tettnang also continues to hire more staff.

2008

The sales office is extended, the storage area expanded. Regional distribution continues to grow as new colleagues are added. Now, 8 employees are working at W+A.

2006

Anika Bäuerle joins the successfully growing company.

2001

The need is recognized and from a garage in Tettnang, near Lake Constance, the first rolling bearings are delivered out. Equal founding partners Hugo and Sven Bäuerle, father and son, become joint managing directors of W + A Wälzlager- und Antriebstechnik GmbH.