ZIRA Präzisions Gewinde Werkzeuge seit 1957
Company ZIRA

With many innovations and customer-specific product solutions we look back on more than 60 years experience in the production of high-quality precision tools. We guarantee an optimal service level and therefore fast delivery from our stock in Radevormewald.
We always offer the optimized cutting tool for your application. For industry and crafts - for every budget!

Since 01.01.2020, ZIRA has taken over the brand PEDO (formerly Petermann & Dorr GmbH & Co. KG, Solingen) and greatly expanded its thread expertise with a further 75 years of experience.

History









1950/1957

In early 1950 Erwin Zimmermann founded a small production plant for Circular Dies & Die Nuts in Radevormwald. He worked previously in South Africa and finished his engineer masters examination. In this time he worked with two specialized employees. 1957 he prepared the first official price list.

1972

ZIRA is one of the first companies to relocate to the Merbach business park. Due to the expansion of the machine park and deepening of the product portfolio, it is now possible to manufacture all metric and imperial types of threads with 10 employees.

1985

The company is registered in the commercial register under the name ZIRA Erwin Zimmermann.

1990

The handover will be made to the longtime employee Bernd Schreiner. At the same time ZIRA focuses on the production of individual special tools according to drawing or customer request.

2007

Expansion of the standard product portfolio to 6000 articles.

2014

Further specialization by taking up a comprehensive thread repair program.

2017

Handing over to Mr Tobias van Hasselt who will successfully lead the company into the next generation with his many years of experience in the field of precision tools.

Tobias van Hasselt
2018

Expansion of export share from 10% to 50%

2019

Successful digitization of the custom-made production process in order to manufacture special tools more flexibly and faster according to customer requirements.

digitization of the custom-made production process



New location in Wuppertal with doubling of logistics capacities.

2020

The continuation of the brand PEDO (formerly Petermann & Dorr GmbH & Co.KG) with expansion of competence in the field of thread cutting tools.

PEDO continued by ZIRA
DATA & FACTS
60 Years

competence and experience

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4000 Articles

Threading tools

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2000 Produkte

Drilling, Countersinking & Deburring tools

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35 Countries

Export experience