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Franz Wenzel establishes the “RhEinische KOhlebürsten FAbrik” in Ahrweiler.


REKOFA becomes an internationally protected trademark. The first foreign operation is set up.


Else Wenzel takes over as Managing Director following the death of her husband.

up to 1954

The sons Franz, Karl, Hans and Fritz join the company.

1960 REKOFA’s workforce swells to over 500; the subsidiary plant in Antweiler is set up.
1985 10 foreign branches come to be established with their own production facilities
1992 With Dr. Hans-Volker Wenzel, the third generation of the founding family joins the management.
1996 DIN EN ISO 9001 certification.

The Morgan Group acquires all shares.


The foreign branches are integrated into Morgan’s global operations; company renamed “Morgan Rekofa GmbH”.


Reorganisation of the Ahrweiler site as the corporate headquarters of the Morgan Group for the German market.

2005 Extension of the site in Antweiler to become an international Centre of Excellence for rotating current transfer systems.
2006 All employees move to Antweiler to concentrate Sales, Purchasing, Production Planning, Design, R&D and Production/Assembly including Quality Assurance – for both rotating and in Remagen for linear current transfer.
2006 Awarded the Innovation Prize of Rhineland-Palatinate
2011  Rekofa celebrates 90 years of innovation and quality from Germany.
2013 We buy 2 completely new machining centers for our production
2014 Shipping and Receiving departments obtained an extension
2016   Reorganization of the production warehouse with modern warehouse lift technology
The Moog Inc. with head office in East Aurora, New York, USA. acquires all shares.
Moog Inc. is the leading international designer, manufacturer and integrator of rotary systems and slip rings.

 2018 Rekofa was certified according to environmental ISO14001:2015 plus ISO9001:2015

 Company founder of MOOG Rekofa GmbH GmbH

First share of the company with founder Franz Wenzel



Former factory in Ahrweiler

Opening of the factory in Ahrweiler in 1921



MOOG Rekofa GmbH GmbH in Ahrweiler/ Ahr

Former factory in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler




Today’s main factory in Antweiler/Eifel

Moog Rekofa GmbH

Bergstrasse 41
53533 Antweiler

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