AE Keller  
  • Quick and easy!
    Cold-formed parts of aluminum
  • The correct pressure setting is crucial!
    Servo-forming with the utmost precision
  • Light as a feather!
    Maximum quality for lightweights
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With a passion for the automobile

Founded in 1919, A. + E. KELLER Kaltumformtechnik is a capable and reliable partner for cold forming for applications in the automobile industry – the most economical process for mass production of metal components.

Thanks to our wide-ranging know-how and state-of-the-art machinery and equipment pool, we manufacture a broad range of challenging cold-formed aluminum and steel components. Internationally, we play a leading role developing individual cold forming solutions for the automotive industry.



  • Corporate philosophy
  • Our operating locations
  • Strategy
  • Value added selling points
  • Historical background

Corporate philosophy

As an owner-managed family business, we pursue a corporate policy that is characterized by sustainability, continuity and flexibility in pursuit of high customer satisfaction.

Our long-term interest is directed to preservation and sustainable expansion of company value whereby we safeguard our independence and the future of our enterprise. We are committed to continuous further development of our management system’s effectiveness.

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Our operating locations

The Keller Group owns five operating sites on three continents. These are our headquarters A. + E. Keller Kaltumformtechnik in Arnsberg, Germany; Keller Cold Forming Technologies in Michigan, USA; Beijing Singu Keller Automotive CFP in Beijing, China; and our sister plant Ernst Keller Verbindungstechnik – likewise in Arnsberg – with its second location Ernst Keller Slovakia in Nitra, Slovakia. The Keller Group has a total staff strength of 400.

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Strategy

Ever since it was founded in 1919, the history of the AE Keller company has been characterized by success. In the automobile sector, AE Keller as a dedicated family enterprise has established itself as a reliable, flexible and innovative system supplier and problem solver. Contributing to this is above all our comprehensive know-how in toolmaking and manufacturing coupled with a high level of willingness to invest.

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Value added selling points

Thanks to its more than 90 years of experience in cold extrusion presses and its distinctive technical know-how, A.+ E. Keller Kaltumformtechnik can offer a range of value added selling points.

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Historical background

In 1919, Anton and Ernst Keller gave the enterprise its name. In the fifties, the company ventured into new technological territory by taking up cold extrusion manufacture. Other pioneering achievements, such as processing lightweight structural materials, bear testimony to the company’s innovative capabilities. At A. + E. Keller Kaltumformtechnik, specialist knowledge of chipping and of non-chipping manufacturing technologies is ideally combined.

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Product development
from concept
to quality product

A family business

As an owner-managed family business, we pursue a corporate policy that is characterized by sustainability, continuity and flexibility. Our long-term interest is directed to preservation and sustainable expansion of company value, whereby we safeguard our independence and the future of our enterprise.

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Products

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Quality

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Openness and candor,
reliability and consistency,
commitment to success and sustainability.

Processes

Product development from concept to quality product

  • Development
  • Cold forming
  • Post-processing
  • Assembly

Development

Product development from concept to quality product

Within the international automobile industry, we play a leading role in developing bespoke solutions when tackling cold-forming problems. We design and test cold-forming dies that are economically manufactured in our own toolmaking shop.

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Cold forming

14 fully automatic multi-stage presses with a die closing force of up to 550 t create the conditions for manufacturing economical products of steel or aluminum.

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Post-processing

One of A. + E. Keller’s particular strengths is the combination of cold-forming technology with post-processing operations performed at pressings.

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Assembly

A. + E. Keller’s customers profit from experience going back many years in assembly techniques for diverse modules and building up safety-relevant products.

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Product portfolio

The extensive assortment of diverse component geometries bears testimony to our wide-ranging production expertise in cold forming technology. We are at present manufacturing over 400 articles and supplying more than 160 million precision parts per year to customers all around the globe.

HP connection
Park rod, automatic gearbox
Selector lever
Airbag housing
Steering wheel hub
Torsion bar
Adapter Stoßdämpfer
Body interior components
Top mount insert
Suspension strut support
Auxiliary frame bearing
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Well trained and highly
motivated employees – our
primary competitive advantage.