history of Vollmer

Item number: Vollmer (4122)


Category: Vollmer


Company history and description of the company Vollmer

In February 1946 the company was founded by Wolfgram Vollmer. Initially they produced laundry linkd, tie pins and toys with 10 employees.
1948 Vollmer must terminate with the currency reform 9 employees. Vollmer worked several weeks at BASF and learned to work with an injection molding machine. With his last money he bought an injection molding machine and produced with his returning workforce collar buttons with plastic.
1949 he presented the first the patented overhead line at the Nuremberg Toy Fair. This was followed by bridges and other accessories for railways for gauges HO, N and Z.
1995 products for gauge G were added to the program. Vollmer is now one of the leading manufacturers in the field of model railway accessories

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