The Leistritz factory in Pleystein began production by manufacturing VW Beetle mufflers. At that time, the company was one of the most important suppliers of mufflers.
Manufacture of carbide precision tools was added to the existing production range.
Adding keyseating machines to the supply range marked the beginning of mechanical engineering at Leistritz.
Manufacture of tubing components for exhaust systems was added to the portfolio.
The first whirling machines came onto the market for hard machining ball screw spindles.
Premier of the internal whirling machine for internal hard machining of threads.
Delivery of the first milling machine for manufacturing oil pump rotors.
Leistritz supplies the first machines for rack & pinion processing to a big German automotive supplier.
Further development of internal whirling machines for processing work pieces with lengths/diameters ≤ 20 mm.
Developement of the new Leistritz CAE software for manufacturing plastification screws.