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since 1921.

100 years under the sign of the crown.

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Eisen celebrates 100 years of partnership with their customers in the stationery and cosmetics industry.

2021
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Wolfram Leistner is appointed Managing Director of Eisen GmbH in Baiersdorf, to support CEO Stephan Eisen, whose responsibilities include the management of Eisen Ltd. in Taicang.

2021
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Our latest highly efficient punching unit and hardening furnace immensely reduce noise emissions and energy consumption during blade production.

2020
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Eisen Ltd. Taicang relocates to a new site in Taicang with significantly larger production area and more storage capacity.

2017
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Reiner Eisen is the current managing director of Eisen GmbH in Baiersdorf. Stephan Eisen is responsible for the management of Eisen Ltd. in Taicang

2012
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Stephan and Christian Eisen, Reiner Eisen's sons, take over operational responsibility of the company in the fourth generation.

2007
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Eisen opens a second site for the production of pencil sharpeners in Taicang, China

2003
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The company moves to a new building in the industrial area of Baiersdorf.

1994
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The range of products is expanded to include cosmetic sharpeners.

1985
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With Reiner Eisen, the third generation, joins the company.

1978
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The company building in Schießäckerstrasse is rebuilt and enlarged.

1970
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Johann Eisen, son of the founder, takes over the management.

1963
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Sharpener production is resumed and additional items of daily use, such as lighters, are produced

1945
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The capacities of the company are seized by a defense company.

1939
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The development of the first fancy sharpener in the form of a radio gives a significant boost to the company after the Great Depression.

1937
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The company “Christian Eisen Metallwarenfabrik” is founded by Christian Eisen. The company moves to a new building in Baiersdorf.

1928
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Shortly after the invention of the sharpener (1908), Christian Eisen and Johann Viertel start their own sharpener production in Baiersdorf.

1921