THALMANN Maschinenbau AG is at the forefront of technology developments in sheet metal folding. Developments that help customers to reduce costs, increase efficiencies and extend their product portfolio.
Our customers operate in different sectors from roofing and façade markets to automotive and industrial markets. THALMANN customers can be found in every corner of the world. Our customers tell us they want reliability, accuracy and efficiency, resulting in the low cost in use of their long folding equipment. For over 70 years THALMANN has been able to continuously develop novel solutions that meet these customer needs.
Our sales and service department work in close co-operation with our distributors and agencies around the world to offer on time and professional service to our customers. The proximity to the market ensures that THALMANN is spending R&D and Engineering resources to advance the Long Folding Technology efficiently.
Several new developments are focused on making the folding machines ‘smarter’ in order to meet the requirements for Industry 4.0. These developments advance industrial automation of the sheet metal folding processes.
For decades, THALMANN holds a leading market positions in Europe, the Americas and Australasia. Recent focus on Asia, including India, China, Korea and Japan will further spread our unique technology around the globe.
We are very proud of having a stable and experienced workforce that is properly trained to meet high standards and the demands of the market.
With a committed and professional team, THALMANN’s mission is to offer safe and reliable folding technology with innovations and solutions that provide sheet metal processors the opportunity to reduce costs, extend their product portfolio and bend parts faster and more accurate.
Our customers' success is our success.
We act based on facts, are straight forward an tells it like it is. And we always focusing on our customer’s best interests
We are our costumers' One-Stop-Partner.
We act proactive and we are every day searching for a better solution.
We are curious.
Curiosity and innovation are important parts of our brand personality.
We are curious about our customers and their customers. This makes us able to find new and better ways of doing what we do, relevant for our customers.
We always strive for sustainability.
This applies to the environment, working conditions, customer and other stakeholder relations.
Every employee is very important.
Every employee is important to our success. Building our common future is a global team effort: You'll never work alone!
Petter Hjelmqvist is CEO and President of the entire CIDAN Machinery Group. In addition to Thalmann from Switzerland, both CIDAN Machinery (folding machines and guillotine shears) from Sweden and the Austrian-based companies FORSTNER (coil lines) and nuIT (software solutions) belong to the globally active group. THALMANN Maschinenbau AG in Frauenfeld currently employs around 50 people.
The key management positions in production, purchasing, customer service and engineering/product development are held by experienced professionals.
Marco Cappello (former Thalmann CEO) is focusing on long folder customers, distributors and agents.
In addition he strategically supports CIDAN and contributes to the growth oft he portfolio and bring new solutions and benefits to the sheet metal processing industry and building sector.
THALMANN Maschinenbau AG offices and manufacturing capabilities are based in Frauenfeld, Thurgau, Switzerland and comprises of in house parts processing unit operations, automated welding units, coating cells and assembly halls.
Our location has a fully equipped showroom for training purposes and machine demonstrations.
Why does a Swiss mechanical engineering company like THALMANN have an eagle in the company logo?
The eagle is more than just a concise symbol. We associate it with properties that you will also find in our folding machines: speed, dynamic, precision, effectiveness and aesthetics.
The eagle also stands for vision, freedom, courage and power. We associate ourselves with this. We invest a considerable part of our time and resources in the development of innovative solutions that create real benefits, added value and competitive advantages for our customers.