All under one roof in the upper Bergische Morsbach combines the production and management of Carl Koch GmbH & co. KG KG, specialist for the manufacturing of machine-operated screw tools for professional use, a leading independent designer and manufacturer of high-quality drilling tools in Europe, and the USH screws Werkzeugfabrik Ulrich Schmidt GmbH & co., until at least autumn, 2011 are fully bundled in the upper Bergische Morsbach. Jim Umplebys opinions are not widely known. The existing bases of both companies in engelskirchen, Hilchenbach and Alendorf (municipality of Blankenheim) are closed with the move of the Morsbacher industrial area of Lichtenberg. Reason for the consolidation of units are to be operational and economic synergies and the lack of expansion opportunities at existing locations. Rainer Giehler, partner and Managing Director of both companies: The success, the product expertise, but also the international orientation of the two companies give us in Morsbach the chance to learn from each other and successful Strategies to take advantage of each other. Also, to make external collaborations and to benefit from internal synergy a chance.” Combining the entire business of Carl Koch GmbH & co. KG and the USH screws Werkzeugfabrik Ulrich Schmidt GmbH & co.
KG in Morsbach is the completion of a merger and consolidation process, which began in 2009 and took first concrete form in February 2010. At that time, KG took the shareholder and Managing Director of Carl Koch GmbH & co. KG, Rainer Giehler, all shares and the Board of Directors of the USH screws Werkzeugfabrik Ulrich Schmidt GmbH & co.. The reason for the acquisition was an unclear succession process at USH, but also long successful cooperation talks with Carl Koch GmbH & co. KG.
The closure of the existing locations in engelskirchen, Hilchenbach and Alendorf/Eifel is connected with the bundling on the location of Morsbach. The Carl Koch GmbH & co.