Arnold Rump founded the company Arnold Rump J.H. Sohn in Altena; the company specialised in products made from drawn wire for demanding technical applications (e.g. needle wire). The company was formally registered in the Commercial Register on 18th September.
A plant for the manufacture of needle strip was built in Iserlohn-Hennen.
Preparations at both the technical and commercial level for the consolidation of the two works were launched by the construction of new buildings on the Iserlohn-Hennen site.
Closure of the Altena works and transfer of the company headquarters to Iserlohn-Hennen. The company is renamed "Stahlrump".
Wire rod warehouse built.
The works were extended by the construction of an additional hall and a new office building.
From 2010 onwards the company has been oriented towards yet more innovative manufacturing capabilities by precisely targeted investments.