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History

Today
2017

Trusted all over the world

Trusted all over the world – Danly has been supplying markets throughout the world since the 1960s. We have established regional branch offices and production sites with the aim of providing the high standard of Danly products expediently to the different metal processing industries.

2009

Expansion of the product line – Mould

With the acquisition of DMS Diemould Services in England, Danly has expanded its product line through mould kits and components.

2001

Market introduction of SinterLube©

Another innovation by Danly – the market launch of the revolutionary product DANLY SinterLube

1999

Development of the Design2Tite gas spring

With the Design2Tite gas spring featuring a maintenance-free SinterLube guide bushing, DANLY has developed a stable and reliable gas spring with better lubrication properties than standard gas springs.

1996

Expansion of the product range

With the acquisition of Société N.O.P. in France, Danly has expanded its product range through Punches & Dies, both standard elements and special productions.

1996

Locations in Sweden & France

Acquisition of Ringab A.B. and Société N.O.P., expanding DANLY's locations in Sweden and France.

1994

Development of the Hydrocam©

Danly has transformed the market for sideshifts with the development of Hydrocam units©. Danly's hydraulic sideshift, Hydrocam units, is protected by international patents.

1994

USA

Purchase of Ready Technology Inc. Dayton Ohio, USA.

1992

The Netherlands

Integration of Heesen ICA B.V, The Netherlands, into the Danly Group.

1992

Pioneering work in bending technology

With the Europe-wide introduction of Ready Bender© and Rotary© Bender, Danly has performed pioneering work in Europe. Ready Bender© and Rotary© Bender have improved bending technology and are protected by international patents.

1991

Production in France

Establishment of the production company Accessoires de Presses S.A.R.L. in France for production of Danly's helical compression springs, guiding elements, gas springs, etc. in Europe.

1991

Singapore

Establishment of Danly Singapore PTE Ltd in Singapore.

1991

Relocation of German headquarters

Acquisition of ISKA Wolfgang Katz GmbH and relocation of the Danly Deutschland GmbH headquarters to DE 78083 Dauchingen.

1990

United Kingdom

Establishment of Danly U.K. Ltd., Perivale (London), UK.

1989

Germany

Establishment of Danly Deutschland GmbH in Germany.

1988

Launch of compact nitrogen die systems

The new compact nitrogen die system developed by DANLY provides a range of additional features that were missing in earlier generations.

1986

Other locations

Establishment of Danly UK Limited in the UK, and of Danly France S.A. in France. At the same time, James C. Danly, Jr. and Michael D. Danly, the grandsons of Danly's company founder, acquired the international distribution rights under the trade name of DANLY outside of North America.

1979

UK West Midlands

DANLY opens first factory in the UK in the West Midlands.

1970

SuperSprings become the industry standard

Danly's helical compression springs (SuperSprings) with their four different colour groups became the industry standard in Europe.

1967

Belgium

Establishment of Danly Europ in Belgium.

1958

Launch of the interchangeable bushings

In 1958 another success of Danly's research department was the introduction of interchangeable bushings. This new product substantially improved productivity in the metal stamping industry.

1940

Production of mechanical presses

Danly started producing mechanical presses. With, of course, its proverbial innovation capacity and precision. This also included the patented QDC (quick die change) concept.

1930

New production method for die sets

Danly developed a method to produce die sets according to customer specifications from thermally stress-relieved steel plates. This made it possible to replace the time-consuming die casting method.

1922

Die sets with exchangeable parts

In the 1920s, Robert C. Danly was the first US manufacturer to develop die sets with interchangeable parts. This innovative idea reduced the exchange and set-up time and helped to meet the demand for metal parts, which had increased pronouncedly as a consequence of WWI.

1922

Founding of the company

Robert C. Danly

Robert C. Danly - Company founder

1922