This is how it's began
August Wandmacher, who has meanwhile become a master craftsman, develops the first sanding pad. It is particularly used in the shoe industry.
1900: In January, August Wandmacher, Wilhelm Heepe, Isaak Meyer and Benno Meyer establish an ordinary partnership under the name “A.Wandmacher & Co.”. Later in the same year, the company commences operations in the newly built premises.
1908: Theodor Meyer joins the company.
1911: Death of the company´s co-founder Wilhelm Heepe
1912: The new factory commences operations on the former premises of the brick manufacture Richard Dertz at Hedemündener Straße.
1918: Company founder August Wandmacher dies on the 4th of December 1918.