Press releases

Waldachtal, 2/18/2019
An exact drill hole is required before an anchor can be placed. This can be done in an economic manner that conforms to regulations depending on the selected product through the help of fischer drills. Three new high-performance tools are new to the range: the hollow drill FHD for low-dust drilling, the hammer drill SDS Plus Quattric II for reinforced concrete and the SDS Pointer-M for the particularly careful processing of sensitive masonry. All products feature the PGM quality seal for compliant drill holes in accordance with the stipulations of the PGM Masonry Drill Bit Certification Board (PGM).
Waldachtal, 2/15/2019
The fischer Group of Companies ended the 2018 financial year with great success. With a gross turnover of 864 million euros, the family business from Waldachtal in the Northern Black Forest exceeded the good figures from the previous year (812 million euro) by 52 million euro (plus seven per cent). In local currency terms (adjusted to allow for exchange rates), turnover even increased by two figures to 876 million euro (plus ten per cent). The fischer fixing systems division contributed more on average than all five company divisions, which also include fischer automotive systems, fischertechnik, fischer Consulting and LNT Automation.
Waldachtal, 2/8/2019
The fixing specialist fischer is expanding its range of concrete screws for use with heavy loads with two new variants. This includes the ULTRACUT FBS II made of stainless steel (A4) for individual fixings. Its specially hardened red tip enables quick and safe installation. The second variant is the ULTRACUT FBS II 6 with its individual approval as well as its new approval for multiple anchorings of non load-bearing systems.
Waldachtal, 2/1/2019
The multi-storey office building La Grande Arche de la Fraternité is showcasing itself with a new appearance and the same old charm in Puteaux just outside of Paris. The facade’s Carrara marble was in a very poor, partially damaged state and was therefore replaced by granite slabs held by approximately 76,000 fischer Zykon panel anchors FZP-II as part of a two-phase renovation project.
Waldachtal, 1/29/2019
They can span several kilometres and have since gone viral on many social media platforms: chain reactions. The fischertechnik Funny Machines construction kit (69.95 Euro, available from June 2019) lays the first building block on the road to the next world record. The entertaining domino effect starts with a small fischertechnik vehicle. An amusing series of events is triggered once the vehicle hits the chicane. The fun can start all over again as soon as the ball is catapulted into the goal at the end.