Historical view on RHEWUM

The history of RHEWUM GmbH - 90 years of screening machines and conveying technology!

 

1927

1927

Foundation of RHEWUM GmbH, Rheinische Werkzeug und Maschinenfabrik in Remscheid, emanated from the Alexander Gassinger & Co. AG.

1930

1930

RHEWUM moves to its current location, Rosentalstrasse in Remscheid. Extension of the product portfolio of tools and devices, pressing, punching and cupping tools.

1936

1936

RHEWUM became a supplier of aircraft industry because of its experience in aluminum handling.

1947

1947

After the Second World War RHEWUM started manufacturing storm lanterns and cooking pots with its existing machinery. Rhewum storm lanterns are highly sought-after collectibles today. More information - see here.

1950

1950

Production start-up for the first magnetic screening machine.

1967

Delivery of the 1000th. RHEWUM screening machine.

1969

1969

Due to RHEWUM Patents in screening technology a cooperation between RHEWUM and Sintokogio Ltd., Nagoya, Japan, was established in 1969 with an agreement for manufacturing all RHEWUM screens being developed currently at that time.

1970

1970

First patents for WAU screening machines – today a frequently imitated standard in screening technology.

1971

1971

License for National Engineering, USA to manufacture the RHEWUM National Magnetic Screening Machine.

1975

Delivery of the 2000th. RHEWUM machine.

1982

1982

Construction of a new administration building by Prof. Radtke, Wuppertal.

1985

Delivery of the 3000th. RHEWUM machine.

1994

Delivery of the 4000th. RHEWUM machine.

2000

2000

Assignation of a patent for a multiple torque drive for a directly excitated vibration screen.

2003

Start of the cooperation with Dataschalt GmbH in the field of optical sorting and the enhancement of existing software.

2004

Delivery of the 5000th. RHEWUM machine.

2005

2005

Startup of sales of the RHEWUM SizeChecker, an optical online measurement device to scale shape and size particles, which can be implemented directly into the material handling process.

2008

2008

Successful commissioning of the first Datasort processing rock salt in deep mining.

2009

Assignation of a patent for a RHEWUM screening machine with integrated cross-flow sifter.

2012

2012

Sales start of the progressive generation of efficient RHEWUM Sifter - Type ABX.

2013

2013

New RHEWUM FlowChecker: Using the newly developed flow sensor it is possible in harsh production environments, to measure the capacity on conveyor belts visually, contactless and dirt resistant.

2014

2014

In autumn 2014 RHEWUM brings the innovative technical ScreenCheck app initially for all Apple devices to market. The app consisting of three functions is a tremendous asset for those who handle screening and bulk materials.

2016

2016

New name for the technical app: „RHEWUM ScreenSpector” and extended possibility to apply own templates for the SizeChecker feature.

2016

Delivery of the 6000th. RHEWUM machine.

2017

2017

The RHEWUM Spiral Conveyor SC was added to the portfolio of the RHEWUM GmbH. Beneath the transport of the material, the product can be heated, dried or cooled simultaneously.

2017

2017

Foundation of RHEWUM India Pvt.

2019

2019

Introducing the PowderJet400 - our compact screening machine that works on the principle of batch wise air jet screening. Ideally suited for screening metal powders in the 3D printing sector.

2020

2020

Start of production of our own vibration motors (GeniusDrive)

2021

2021

Foundation of RHEWUM America Inc.