About us - Hesse Metalltechnik GmbH
Hesse Metalltechnik – Your specialist for attachments and tools for agricultural vehicles and construction machinery
We, Hesse Metalltechnik GmbH, 59505 Bad Sassendorf (NRW), are a family business with tradition and have been active in the field of agricultural mechanical engineering and industrial production since our founding year 1837.
The combination of many years of experience and modern, innovative technology is one of our strengths. Continuous alignment and constant further development of our products have made us a reliable partner of the industry. Our wide range of products – attachments for front, yard, telescopic and wheel loaders – offers economic solutions that will convince you.
In our own design office we plan and develop special tools and custom-made products. May we also design your special request? We look forward to new challenges!
Hesse Metalltechnik Team
History of company
Albert Anton Grote founds the craft business under a name unknown today
Son Friedrich Wilhelm Grote takes over his father’s business
Josef Steimann (son-in-law of F.-W. Grote) takes over the company under the name “Steimann
Franz Sommer (son-in-law of J. Steimann) continues the business under the name “Sommer Lohne”
Franz Josef Sommer continues his father’s business
Master metalworker Markus Hesse takes over the company with three employees and operates under the name “Sommer Landtechnik GmbH”.
Change of name from “Sommer Landtechnik GmbH” to the present “Hesse Metalltechnik GmbH”
Introduction of the “Hesse Anbaugeräte” brand
Markus Hesse invents the pusher shovel “Smart Push” and applies for a worldwide patent
Hesse sells the worldwide patent to Claas, Harsewinkel, but remains licensee