Company timeline


Participation in the J.P.Morgan Run with the Wiesbaden Handicraft Industries Association



Participation in the J.P.Morgan Run with the Wiesbaden Handicraft Industries Association

JP Morganlauf 2018 Tural GmbH


Participation in the J.P.Morgan Run with the Wiesbaden Handicraft Industries Association

J.P.Morganlauf TURAL war dabei


Exhibition at the Denkmal fair in Leipzig

Denkmal Leipzig 2016 TURAL GmbH


On 01.07.2013 the son of the company founder Manfred Russ handed over TURAL GmbH to Ing. Carsten Helbig. This allowed the company to continue to exist and develop in the long term.

 TURAL GmbH - Geschäftsübergabe


To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the company, the plaque of the city of Wiesbaden was handed over.

 Stadtplakette Wiesbaden - 50 Jahre TURAL GmbH


Expansion of the factory building in order to be able to produce larger parts and assemble them.


The successful development of the company made a significant expansion of the foundry necessary. This was achieved with a new building in Wiesbaden-Schierstein, Hüttenstraße 4.Giesserei Neubau TURAL GmbH 1961



Creation of TURAL GmbH:

Hr. Töpfer Gründer TURAL GmbH  Hr. Russ Gründer TURAL GmbH

                                                 Erich Töpfer       &       Friedrich Russ

T = Töpfer U = und R = Russ AL = Aluminium

After the retirement of Glyco Metallwerke, the founders of the company started with the production of die-cast aluminium parts on a former farm in Wiesbaden-Biebrich, Wiesbadener Straße 92. The equipment with which all types of aluminium parts were manufactured was a self-built smelting oven and a high-strength gas tube.

TURAL GmbH 1949 

The post-war period put the founders of the company to the test with numerous obstacles:

For security reasons, all orders in the U.S. occupation zone had to be examined and confirmed by a U.S. commission. The flourishing new economy did not know the terms of payment - everything had to be paid in cash directly. Another problem was the acquisition of materials. Modern recycling is today a virtue that was born out of the necessity of the time. By reusing old cars, planes and machines, the coveted raw material was obtained at a low price. The slogan was: turn swords into ploughshares - it fits here! Aluminium used for military purposes becomes cooking pots, waffle irons and much more of what was needed in homes in the post-war period.

The company's founders and their families fought for the company with great commitment. Trips were made with the motorcycle and private domestic finances were only brought back when a customer had paid his bill.

Soon customer inquiries required the expansion of casting technology to include manual casting. As a dedicated foundry, production gradually focused on the technical area. Strong business relationships were established with the companies Elster and Krautzberger, which continue to this day.


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