Entry into connecting and lifting systems. Manufacture and sales of anchor sockets and rope eyes for the transport of precast concrete elements
Purchase of the ropemaking factory Robert Schneider KG in Berlin. Entry into the manufacture of steel wire ropes, mainly elevator ropes. The first production site outside Memmingen is established.
Start of the production of load clamps through the co-operation with the American company J. C. Renfroe & Sons
Extension through the building of a new workshop with administration building at Mammostrasse 1 in Memmingen
True to the motto "the programme from the load hook downwards", a broad assortment of retail goods for the attachment, lifting, moving and securing of loads is built up. Attachment devices and lashing systems, chains and chain suspension gear, load tensioners, grip hoists and much more.
Olympic Stadium in Munich. Discovery of the steel wire rope as a structural element in architecture. PFEIFER is involved in the first important cable structure of the modern era.
Acquisition of the Memmingen branch of the Josef Pieper machine factory with functional workshop buildings and a large works site close to the Pfeifer company’s site. Relocation of parts of the production to the Pieper site.
Takeover of Gebrüder Kesel KG in Kempten. Establishment of the production of modern kernmantle ropes for mountaineering and water sports.
Equipping of the first single-handed round-the-world sailor Rollo Gebhard
Establishment of a proprietary mountaineering line under the brand name "Elite Bergsport". Exclusive co-operation with and equipping of Peter Habeler, who together with Reinhold Messner was the first to conquer Mount Everest without additional oxygen.
Sale of the mountaineering line to the Swiss branded company Mammut Outdoor in 1987
First rope stretching plant (20 tonnes) for the pretensioning and calibration of ropes for use in bridges and support structures.
Second large cable structures project. A highly precise cable net as a sleeve for the cooling tower of the Hamm-Schmehausen nuclear power plant.
Construction of a 4,500 m² factory hall with administration building by the Berliner Seilfabrik with grand inauguration in autumn 1974 by the governing mayor.
Takeover of the Memmingen company Huith & Fink. Establishment of the new manufacturing division building fittings and rack systems.
First foreign subsidiary. PFEIFER Wire Rope & Lifting Technology as sales branch with dispatch warehouse in Salzburg, Austria