WALTER History

WALTERWERK: Key dates in a story of success

 

1935

Prof. Hellmuth Walter founds his company in Kiel. He is known as the inventor of the thermodynamic drive named after him. Submarines and planes reach maximum speeds using WALTER drives.

1951

WALTER builds the first machine for moulded cones.

1958

Delivery of the first JUPITER sugar cone baking machine.

1988

With 7,240 wafers per hour, the JUPITER 121 is the fastest wafer baking machine in the world.

1992

First delivery of the BIOMAT for the production of packaging made of starch foam.

1995

Walter introduces the high-capacity JUPITER 236 machine.
It produces around 14,000 sugar cones per hour.

2000

WALTER introduces the JUPITER XP series.

2001

In order to satisfy the increasing demand for mini cones WALTER produces the first JUPITER 178 MC. The machine is able to bake approx. 11,000 mini cones per hour.

2005

WALTER includes the JUPITER X with a capacity of some 3,000 - 6,700 sugar cones per hour as a standard item in its range.

2011

WALTER launches a new generation of sugar cone baking machines with the JUPITER IC series for capacities up to 18,500 sugar cones per hour.

2012

WALTER introduces the new MARS IC series for baked moulded products.