A radiant future in Friedrichsdorf.
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His motto: “There’s no such thing as impossible” endures to this day, as does his philosophy: “Think like a craftsman, manufacture like an industrialist.”
Arnold is innovative from the word go, registering 8 patents and 28 utility model applications and winning 2 silver medals for its construction of wash boilers and butchers’ kettles.
Rolf Arnold, the son of the founder, forges ahead with making the company an industrial supplier.
Arnold moves to its current headquarters in Friedrichsdorf.
With the interior construction for Frankfurt’s Alte Oper opera house, Arnold returns to its roots in construction.
The Caracas opera house is the first major international interior construction project.
Arnold upgrades the machine park with the first welding robot and a punch laser combination machine.
The brand claim “Arnold... stark in Metall!” ushers in a new era.
The road east leads to Steinbach-Hallenberg, Thuringia, where Arnold establishes a production location in the former GDR in collaboration with the Diller family.
Arnold moves into the new state-of-the-art premises in Thuringia. The number of employees grows rapidly.
Daimler Benz commissions Arnold to produce the first “Balloon Flower” for Jeff Koons.
Rolf Arnold hands over the management of the company to Uwe Arnold and Dieter Stemmer.
Merger of the Arnold companies to form a joint stock corporation.
Production capacity and facilities continue to expand at both sites.
The project at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport becomes by far the largest foreign project to date.
The robot-assisted laser welding facility goes into operation.
A new generation on the board of directors: Ingo Stemmer and Christoph Ebert form the new board of directors together with Uwe Arnold.
“If it’s simple, someone else will do it”: Arnold embarks on a process of internal reorganization and revamps its public image.
Arnold goes public with its passion! “Metalligent” becomes the company’s new watchword.
Impossible? Only if you don’t believe in it: Arnold celebrates its 100th birthday.