(News taken from Markes GmbH internet site)
1 July 1904 – Carl MARKES founded a company for the production of cutting and printing tools
1911 – Already 40 different versions of ball holders are made
1916 – The production of metal components for the then novel “Stabil Metallbaukasten” is added – this is the birth of their toy production.
Years ‘50 – MARKES introduces the new, revolutionary plastic injection molding
1982 – The toy manufacturing is set – at that time toys represents only 7% of revenue
Today – MARKES, with 50 employees, made per year over 20 million of ball bearings as well as accessories for materials handling equipment, stamped and drawn parts, plastic parts.
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