The Lohmann family has made a permanent impact on Witten.

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Producing the highest quality products has always been our top priority.

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In 1790, Johann Friedrich Lohmann founded the "Stahlfabrik" (steel factory) in Witten.

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We want to continuously develop and improve our company.

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Protecting the environment is an integral component of our philosophy.

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Our purchasing department plays a vital role in our success in fulfilling the requirements of our customers.

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About us

Now in its 7th generation, the family business Friedr. Lohmann GmbH, manufacturers of special steels, is run today with the same commitment shown by previous generations. The company´s two traditional locations, Herbede and Annen, have evolved from the "steel factory" founded in 1790 in Witten by Johann Friedrich Lohmann. Today, the company has approximately 350 employees.
As a manufacturer of High Speed Steel, Tool Steel and Special Steel grades and abrasion-resistant specialty steel and heat-resistant castings, LOHMANN has achieved worldwide significance. The long established special steel factory is closely linked with the industrial development of the town of Witten and its surroundings. High-performance equipment, environmentally-friendly production processes and well-trained, motivated specialist teams together with a quality management according to DIN EN ISO 9001 are the guarantors for the high standard and quality of our products and for ensuring ongoing development processes.
The implementation of an environmental management system (DIN EN ISO 14001) reflects the company´s strong commitment to protecting and improving the environment. Our commitment to Health and Safety makes us an attractive employer. To ensure that this remains a priority, we have introduced a professional work safety management system, for which we have been awarded the "Sicher mit System" (Systematic Safety) seal of approval by the "Berufsgenossenschaft Holz und Metall" (professional body for companies in the wood and metal industries). Our company is recognized by the Chamber of Commerce as a certified apprentice training company. A certified risk management system has been introduced in accordance with the German Corporate Sector Supervision and Transparency Act (KonTraG).
Company policy which is marked by ongoing investments, continual improvements and innovative processes, is aimed at ensuring the company has a bright and stable future.