From a Swabian workshop business to an internationally active medium-sized enterprise - this is how one can describe the development of the fischer group of companies since its foundation 70 years ago. The characteristic feature of the company is its power of innovations, which has repeatedly led not only to the development of new products, but also the opening up of new areas of business.
fischer fixing systems
With a share of sales of about 75 percent, fixing systems are the biggest division in the fischer group of companies. The specialist for safe and economical fixing and connecting elements for the construction industry has become one of the market leaders over the last six decades. The spectrum of products ranges from chemical systems across steel anchors right through to plastic plugs. Whether heavy duty anchorings used in the construction of tunnels, bridges or power generating plants for professionals, or wall and cavity plugs for do-it-yourselfers: fischer has a fitting solution for every fixing issue.
The product portfolio covers over 15,000 articles. These include inter alia dynamic anchors for earthquake zones or for severely stressed buildings, fire protection fixings, innovative facade systems and the first glass fitting where the anchor does not pierce the glass. A wide range of the screws, special products for composite thermal insulation systems, HVAC installations, adhesives, sealants, foams or drill bits show the high variety of fischer fixing systems.
fischer develops and makes its own products, mainly in Germany. The company gives its customers individual support with a wide range of different services. Methods for making installations easier and safer, free construction and design soft-ware, plus technical seminars at the fischer AKADEMIE complete the extensive range of customer services around the product variety. From the staff of the fischer group of companies 20 times more patents per employee are registered as the average of the German economy. 15.5 million fixing products are sold every day, 11,000 every minute. Also, fischer holds the highest number of construction approval certificates in the whole of Europe.