1925 Karl Arthur Steinel founded the "K.A.Steinel Metallwarenfabrik" in Sohl
1932 Move of the Company to Mühlhausen/Vogtland processing of drill- and press parts
1934 The Company Steinel becomes Original-Equipment-Manufacturer for „Horch“ Zwickau and „Wanderer“ Chemnitz with tank- and battery holders
1945 Restart with the manufacturing of table lighters, license plates for bicycles and drill parts
1965 NAfter the death of K.A. Steinel, the business is continued by his wife, with support of their two sons
1986 Wolfgang Steinel takes over the enterprise and changes the name into "Wolfgang Steinel Metallbearbeitung"
1990 Collapse of all existing customer relations, realignment in automatic drilling of rod material
1991 1. Oktober founding of "Steinel Zerspanungstechnik GmbH"
1992 Construction of our new production hall
1993 First CNC – Drilling machine INDEX GB 65
1995 Begin of education of apprentices
1998 Extension with second hall area
2003 Drill- and mill centers INDEX G 300 mit Y-axle und counter spindle
2005 Involvement and refoundation of the "Varioplast Vogtland GmbH", Oelsnitz/Vogtland
2006 First steps in milling technology through Chiron 3-axle-Millmachine
2008 Expansion of the production range through vertical technic Emag VL
2010 Fusion with "Varioplast Vogtland GmbH" to "Steinel Metall + Kunststoff Systeme GmbH"
2013 Initial certification DIN ISO TS 16949 successful concluded