From contract manufacturer to manufacturer of innovative cable laying tools

1957

Emil Zeitler founds a mechanical precision manufacturing in Munich, Germany. His first employee is his wife Annette.

1962
 

Large orders from Switzerland, especially from Landis & Gyr (Zug, Switzerland), makes Emil Zeitler move his company to Neuenkirch, Switzerland

1966
 

Markus Zeitler, todays owner and general manager, is born.

1986
 

Markus Zeitler enters the company after completing his education and apprenticeship

1988

During the construction of their new home Markus Zeitler gets THE IDEA for a new product. Origin of this idea was a buckled conduit, which made it impossible to pass the wire. With his mother's vacuum cleaner a pull line was blown through a conduit for the first time. Markus Zeitler kept the idea in his mind

1989

50 Stringing Guns EBG50 are manufactured.
Emil Zeitler fells serioulsy ill and is frequently absent.

1990
 

Emil Zeitler dies of his desease on December 25th.
Markus Zeitler, at the age of only 24, takes over the daily business and management of the company. The marketing and distribution of the EBG 50 has to be put aside

2000
 
The Stringing Gun EBG50 finds great interest, is optimized and renamed to EZ50. The name “EZ” is given in honour of the founder of the company: Emil Zeitler.
2002
 

 

The pull line blowing system applies for a patent.

2004
 

 

After successfully launching the „EZ50“, the market start to ask for „larger“ equipment, giving birth to the “EZ.100”.

2009

 

Pipe fitters, cable railway, lift manufacturer, snow-cannon facilities and cable car construction discover the Stringing Guns. However, they look for equipment independent of electric power supply. The solution is the EZ300, with a fuel operated engine.

2010

 

A new generation of transmission technologies requires a new generation of Stringing Gun. The EZ15 is designed especially to feed pull line into micro-ducts to cope with the fiber optic technology.
 
The range of accessories is adapted constantly according to the development of the Stringing Guns and customer requirements.
 
In a team with tubes and ducts manufacturers, we are studying the possibility of feeding the pull line directly into the conduits during the production process.

2012

In honour to the 80th birthday of the company founder Emil Zeitler, we open our web shop on November 30th 2012. In the clear and very detailed shop you will find all our products an accessories.

2013

 

Two new tools conquer the market. EZ.BOOSTER and EZ.SPEEDY have been developed for direct cable feeding. Supported by compressed air or a cordless screwdriver (respectively) they easily help to manually insert fiber optic cables (0.5 - 8.0 mm) into micro-ducts

2015
 
Turning the cable sparingly and efficiently with lubricant? Quite simply with the EZ.EASYGLIDE. Single or as an optimal addition to EZ.SPEEDY and EZ.BOOSTER.