a success story 50-yearsMore than six decades of top-quality technology for the wire and cable industry 

Founded in 1951, Maschinenfabrik NIEHOFF GmbH & CO. KG has played a major role in the development of the wire and cable industry throughout its existence. The first multiwire drawing machine, drawing lines for the inline production of cables or the NPS reusable packaging system for cable packaging are just some of the technological milestones to have come from the NIEHOFF company. Continuous research and development in close partnership with the cable industry have made NIEHOFF the world market leader. Investment in technology and infrastructure and the continuous training and professional education of our employees provide the basis for ensuring that we keep it that way in the future as well. 


Facts and figures about Maschinenfabrik NIEHOFF 

(Last updated October 2013)

Core industries:
Wire industry and cable industry with a focus on the automotive, aviation and aerospace, electronics, telecommunications and transport industries 

Core business:
Manufacture of lines and machinery for the drawing, annealing, galvanic electroplating, bunching, take-up, rewinding and braiding of wire made of non-ferrous metals; machinery for the stranding, coiling and take-up of insulated data cables and special cables, automotive cables and power cables; the development, planning and turnkey delivery of fully-fitted cable factories; global service. 

Turnover 2011/2012: € 135 million
Number of employees: > 700
Number of trainees: > 40
Number of employees in engineering and design: > 80 
Number of employees in service: > 80 
Locations: Ten subsidiaries in three continents
Export ratio: > 90%