|1845||Foundation of Friedr. Trurnit GmbH as family-run wire-drawing mill in Altena which at the time was knows as "Cradle of Wire Industry"|
|1953||Expansion of product selection through the use of wire nail press and thread rollings for manufacturing wire nails and thread nails.|
Abandonment of wire-drawing.
|1980||Diversification of product selection through procurement of the first injection molding machine and production of thermoplastic fastening elements.|
After more than 170 years, Friedr. Trurnit GmbH is a traditional company still situated in its founding location and owned by the founding family.
20 employees manufacture a wide assortment of items (e.g. for the building trade, the automotive and electronic industry, and forestry) on a multitude of modern machines.