Established in Cleveland (USA) by the German entrepreneurs Meyfarth and Frantz in 1933. Mayfran is a global leader in providing solutions for chip and coolant management and material handling in metalworking, scrap recycling, solid waste processing, and other applications.
Mayfran’s products convey, filter, separate, shred, briquette and process materials and fluids for the automotive, aerospace, consumer products, energy, steel processing, solid waste, pulp and paper, medical products, heavy equipment and related industries.
Mayfran produces worldwide at locations in the United States, Europe, Japan and India. The customer service is globally networked via subsidiaries and agencies. The group employs about 900 people worldwide and 250 employees in Europe.
Since September 2012, Mayfran worldwide is part of the Japanese company, Tsubakimoto Chain Group, Osaka, Japan.
Founding of the MAY-FRAN ENGINEERING COMPANY in Cleveland, Ohio, USA by George H. Meyfarth and A.J. Franz
The hinged link steelbelt is patented in the USA
Fischer Associates from Cleveland, USA, acquire MAY-FRAN Engineering company
Founding of Maschinefabriek Limburg bv in Voerendaal by Maschinenfabrik A. Beien and Kettenfabrik Becker-Prünten to serve the local mining industry in Limburg.
Founding of MAYFRAN GMBH in Frankfurt, Germany, as sales and service company for the Mayfran products in Europe
Founding of the joint venture between TSUBAKIMOTO CHAIN and MAYFRAN LIMBURG B.V. in Japan to serve the Japanese and Asian market
Second expansion of the production location in Schaesberg up to 7500 m2 area
Founding of the sales company MAYFRAN UK Ltd. in Coventry, Great Britain to serve the UK market
Founding of the sales company MAYFRAN FRANCE SARL in Paris, France to serve the French market
Takeover of the worldwide Mayfran Group by CONERGICS corporation from Kansas, Missouri, USA
Takeover of the CONERGICS corporation by Foster Wheeler cooperation from New Jersey, Connecticut, USA
Founding of the joint venture between MIVEN ENGINEERING and MAYFRAN UK ltd. in India to serve the Indian market
Third expansion of the production location in Landgraaf with an additional bay to realize up to 10.000 m2 production area
Takeover of the worldwide Mayfran Group by PHILIPS INDUSTRIES from Dayton, Ohio, USA
Takeover of PHILIPS INDUSTRIES by TOMKINS PLC from London, UK listed at the London Stock Exchange
Acquisition of the patented VIAVENT overhead pumping technology from Scheible GmbH, Geislingen, Germany
Management buy-out of worldwide MAYFRAN Group from Tomkins PLC by Mayfran Holdings Corp. from Cleveland, Ohia, USA
Acquisition of the RBF filtration technology from Clefil bv, Landgraaf, The Netherlands