More than 80 years of history: Innovation as part of the tradition

Clamping solutions by Nann have been setting standards for more than 80 years. In close exchange with our customers, we develop ideas and implement them quickly, flexibly and with a constantly high quality. Our customers benefit from our experience in complex development and manufacture processes. By giving expert advice and providing individual developments we are able to offer you exactly the clamping technology solution you require. You can rely on flexibility, precision and quickness along with a great innovation potential and more than 80 years of tradition.

An overview of Nann history

The Nann history is the story of a family, many committed employees and of entrepreneurship in sometimes more, sometimes less hard times. Take your time to immerse into the Nann saga and you will be able to learn more about the long way the Nann company has come since its foundation; and about the consistency of the development over three generations from a very small workshop to a market-leading company of the sector.


Market launch of the manually operated cuck type MSKF at the AMB trade fair in Stuttgart and at the IMTS in Chicago, USA.


Nann holds a presentation at the GrindTec trade fair in Augsburg, Germany, for the first time.


For the first time Nann presents itself at the CIMT trade fair in Beijing, China, and at the Feimafe in São Paulo, Brazil.


Nann is present in China and the USA for the first time: at the Cimes trade fair in Beijing and at the IMTS in Chicago. Successful market launch of “Clamping chucks for clamping heads – stationary and rotating” at the AMB trade fair in Stuttgart.


On June 26th, Simon Nann GmbH & Co. KG receives the “Company of the month” award from the Business Development Corporation Schwarzwald-Baar-Heuberg.


75th anniversary of the Nann company.


Overwhelming success of the first open house presentation on the occasion of the company’s 70th anniversary.


Successful market launch of patented clamping heads in all common sizes.


A new production site is built to integrate all company activities. At this point of time, about 60 skilled employees work for Nann. International representations become increasingly important.


Klaus Nann, grandson of the company founder, takes over the shares of Eugen and Helmut Nann and assumes the position of the managing director. Conversion into GmbH & Co. KG. Establishment of Nann Verwaltungs GmbH.


Company restructuring. Concentration of all facilities in Böttingen. The subsidiary in Gosheim seizes activity.


Lack of space requires extension of the building in Böttingen’s Lindenstraße


Realignment of the company strategy. The Spanish subsidiary is sold.


Realignment of the company strategy. The Spanish subsidiary is sold.


Turning and milling shop move into the new building in Lindenstraße.


Acquisition of an additional building in Böttingen’s Lindenstraße.


New building exclusively for in-house grinding activities and new offices for administration in Böttingen.


Eugen Nann becomes personally liable shareholder and managing director.


Establishment of subsidiary company in Spain as a reaction to competition on a global scale.


The family-based company gains strength by changing the corporate form to a “Kommanditgesellschaft”. Simon Nann and his four children are the owners.


Further extension of Gosheim site.


The increasing production leads to an expansion of premises in Böttingen.


Substantial extension of the Gosheim site.


An additional manufacturing site is built in Gosheim.


The shed is being replaced by a massive building.


With the monetary reform the demand grows rapidly and, consequently, also the company.


Machines are partially being dismantled by allied forces.


Nann employs 27 persons. He decides to purchase a shed for machining facilities, while the hardening shop moves to a larger building.


The company moves to Böttingen.


Anna and Simon Nann set the foundation of the company in Gosheim on August 30th. The idea of manufacturing collets comes from his cousin, who worked as an engineer for Index in Esslingen.