SÜLZLE – convincing across generations
Our career began in Rosenfeld, Germany, where our headquarters are still located today: In 1880, Wilhelm Sülzle laid the foundation for our company with his forge business at the Rosenfeld market square. This was the first combination of what has over time become our trademark: commercial knowledge and technical expertise. Today, this knowledge is wide-spread: a small operation has grown into a powerful company with about 1.000 employees that has been managed successfully by the founding family for four generations.
Tradition and innovation as a path to success
And the SÜLZLE group has continued to grow after the change of the century. Managed by Andreas and Heinrich Sülzle, the company network has been expanded, resulting in a corporate group joining steel, energy and ideas into a symbiosis. We continually invest in machinery, office organisation and staff development at all our locations and combine years of experience with modern concepts and new ideas. Because the most important factor for growth is innovation: each year, we apply for patents for developments, shaping tomorrow’s technologies.
Then and now alike, values such as quality or reliability aren’t empty promises, but our basis for creating individual, custom solutions for you every day.
Retail business opens with iron forge and houseware
Warehouse constructed between the “Fruchtkasten” storehouse and former city hall
Helmut Sülzle and his brother-in-law Heinrich Blickle purchase the Rosenfeld Fruchtkasten
Death of Wilhelm Karl Sülzle
Warehouse for iron and steel constructed on Hauffstraße in Rosenfeld
After Helmut Sülzle’s death, Edith Sülzle continues operations with her employees and with the aid of her entire family
Heinrich Sülzle, the family’s eldest son, completes his business administration studies and joins the company as management alongside his mother
After completing his business administration studies, Hartmut Sülzle, the youngest son, takes over management of the hardware department
After completing his mechanical engineering degree and as a trained welding engineer, Andreas Sülzle also enters the company, taking over the management of production and operations in steel distribution, as well as the rebar fab shop
Founding of Sülzle Stahlhandel GmbH Denkendorf