We are not just a partner - we make it possible for companies to find new ways of forming metal.

Leifeld develops, produces and distribute tooling machines for chipless metal forming. We are one of the world’s leading providers for the technologies spinning, flow-forming, shear-forming, necking-in, and profiling.

More than 200 employees work at our locations in Germany, USA and China. In addition, numerous representatives on all continents represent us in all important markets worldwide. Our production site and our headquarters are located in Ahlen, Germany.

Mission Statement

An all-inclusive range of machines, services and research leads to a wide variety of solutions, which in turn lead to your success.

Our customers use machinery from Leifeld to produce a variety of intermediate or final products for automotive, aerospace, energy and industrial applications. Our machines are equipped with flexible automation solutions and can be flexibly modified to accommodate customer wishes. Over the course of meanwhile 125 years in business, we have produced more than 6,250 machines and supplied them to 60 countries.

Beginning with the first small idea of your final product and including any required new developments as well as engineering activities, on-site commissioning, and beyond, we support our customers as their strong, reliable and innovative partner. This means they can rely on a comprehensive range of services that cover the entire product lifecycle. We offer technical services, spare parts procurement, consultancy, and training, as well as retrofitting and used machines.

We are one of the few international machine builders in the metal processing industry to operate their own Research & Development centre. Our more than 140 patent applications are evidence of our innovative strength and implementational will. This makes Leifeld a reliable partner and enabler both now and in the future.


Our machines are capable of powerful performance. And over and above this, Leifeld offers its customers strong support. Companies all over the world benefit from our leading position. We create advantages and open new ways of forming metal.


Major tasks require a partner you can rely on. Our strong stance means we enjoy a high level of trust. Technical leadership, performance drive, and long-term cooperation attest to our position on a daily basis.


You can rely on our employees just as you can rely on our technologies, both in everyday business and in planning activities. The high standards that we place on our own performance give constancy and certainty to those who place their faith in us.

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