Ketten Wälder - facts and numbers


More than


years of experience


More than


satisfied customers

around the world

Distribution in more than


countries around the world

H33 certificate



years H33 certificate

Ketten Wälder – since more than 60 years

1948 Founding of Ketten Wälder GmbH.

Production of agricultural chains and construction of the first hall.


Start of automation of chain production


1977 H33 certification by the trade association


1980 Move into the current company building

1995 first production of stainless steel chains


2001 Extension of the stainless steel product range

> Development of cromox


2008 Extension of production and storage


Additional to the annual investments in machinery we purchased an ultra-modern cutting edge 5-axis CNC machinery


The success factors of Ketten Wälder

Quality and safety made in Germany

The quality and safety of our products is our vocation. Our products are tested with highest international requirements. That includes the incoming goods inspection of purchased parts, the daily monitoring of production and product testing by bending test, tensile test and endurance test.

The pursuit of perfection is one of our principles – our quality department permanently works on that by internal audits.

Innovative – German Engineering

Our engineers constantly work on the development of new products, so we are able to offer our customer a wide product range. That is an important factor of our success.

The employees of research and development work intensively on new possibilities for the current product range using modern techniques such as 3D printing technology

Ketten Wälder – global player

Our customer base developed from regional to international customers. In order to play a major role in nowadays globalization our sales and service department is always prepared for the international market.

In order to be able to serve more than 1500 customer in more than 40 countries optimally, our employees are being trained continuously. Therefore they are ready to manage new challenges.

The philosophy of Ketten Wälder

We as an owner managed company follow since more than 70 years our principles – transparency, honesty, liability, trust and sustainability.

This guidelines our employee´s base for the most import good of our company – our customers

Franz Wälder, CEO