W+D North America takes over operative responsibility for F.L. Smithe in Duncansville/USA.
W+D in Neuwied and Löhne, as well as in the US and Malaysia, become members of the Barry-Wehmiller Group. The W+D 410 Easy Enveloper is presented as a new generation of envelope machines.
Presentation of W+D Quality Services - W+D as THE service partner for its customers.
Fusion of the parent company Winkler+Dünnebier GmbH, Neuwied and the W+D Direct Marketing Solutions GmbH to Winkler+Dünnebier GmbH.
Launch of the handkerchief line W+D FLOWTOS and presentation of the FLOW-wrap technology.
W+D introduces the 1st totally integrated mail output solution "TIMOS" at drupa 2012 in Düsseldorf.
Winkler+Dünnebier AG changes its legal status to Winkler+Dünnebier GmbH.
Acquisition of Buhrs ITM GmbH in Löhne, a company that manufactured automatic envelope inserting systems.
Subsequent merger with the parent company in Neuwied to form Winkler+Dünnebier GmbH with two German sites.
Founding of the subsidiary W+D Asia Pacific in Puchong/Malaysia.
W+D opens on April a new representative office in Shanghai, China. This means the positioning of the enterprise into the growth market of China - the base of still more intensive customer contacts in Asia.
Concentration on tissue machines and personal care units in the hygiene sector. Körber AG becomes the majority shareholder of Winkler+Dünnebier AG.
First 4-lane handkerchief machine that produces 8,000 pieces/min.
Winkler+Dünnebier GmbH is converted to a publicly traded corporation. Winkler+Dünnebier acquires the packaging equipment manufacturer MEC Maschinenbau GmbH and integrates it into the Winkler+Dünnebier AG corporation.
In accordance with the family succession planning process, a financial investor acquires the company together with its management.
First machine introduced that produces 1,000 envelopes/min.
The new business field „Hygiene“ includes machines for the manufacture of sanitary articles such as paper towels, facial tissue, napkins, sanitary towels, etc.
Founding of the US branch in Overland Park, Kansas.
Launch of a fully integrated sheet envelope machine; first own production of printing presses.
Introduction of the first roller envelope machine.
In the beginning there was an idea. With the invention of the rotation principle for envelope machines and its patent application, Alfred Winkler and Max Dünnebier found Winkler+Dünnebier GmbH.