until 2001

  • The right course for the future success of a company is set long before the actual establishment. In case of stegema and its founders, the brothers Georg and Matthias Steffen, it was not any different.
  • Before the company was established, Georg Steffen worked as a trainer in the training academy of a leading, meanwhile German-Japanese manufacturer of CNC machine tools, where he trained future programmers/machine operators as a CNC trainer.
  • Matthias Steffen gained his experience while he was working for various automotive suppliers, where he was a project engineer and CAD designer in the field of fixture and gauge engineering department.


  • Establishment of stegema Fertigungstechnik OHG
  • Purchase of the first new CNC machining centre from Deckel-Maho


  • Move into new location in Bielefeld, Am Stadtholz 46 a
  • Start of series production of ground circular materials


  • Acquisition of a 3D CAD system with the possibility of surface and volume modelling
  • Setup of a construction office with focus on fixture and equipment design


  • Acquisition of a CAM system and therefore access to and beginning of 3D surface machining


  • Reorganization of stegema Fertigungstechnik OHG into stegema GmbH


  • 10-year company anniversary


  • Expansion of company premises a the existing site in Bielefeld


  • 20-year company anniversary
  • stegema receives the gold medal from EcoVadis (rating agency for sustainability)


  • Purchase of a plot of land and planning of a new production facility in Bielefeld-Mitte


  • Start of construction of the new administration building with production hall