Company profile // Focus on hinge solutions

Hinge solutions since 1854 – From prototyping to large scale series production.

Since the company’s foundation in 1854, we’ve been designing and producing hinges and connectivity solutions in various versions for numerous industrial applications and industries. "Kaltenbach hinges" are still manufactured at the original site in Ennepetal, on the edge of Ruhr region and Bergisch state. With a comprehensive product range and focus on specific customer solutions, we dedicate maximum attention at all times to guarantee the best possible product quality and ensure process efficiency. We acknowledge that customized manufacturing technologies, employee development and product innovations are the key factors for continuation of the over 160 years of company’s history in the future.


  • Focus on "quality hinges" in the lowest, low and average quantities
    (no mass markets or discounter goods)
  • Customized as well as standardized design and manufacturing
  • Quality assurance through certification and QMS since 1995
  • Process-driven group manufacturing (average reliability 92 - 95%)
  • CAD based design and in-house tool making
  • Quality assurance in the suppliers field (supplier audits)
  • 100% owner-operated in 6th family generation

For more information see Quality and Design and Development.

Our corporate policies can be requested through our head office:
+49 (0) 2333 98 85 0, info[at]