Foundation of Spaleck in Greiz, state of Thuringia
The company was founded by Otto Spaleck as a machine manufacturer in the textile industry.
Foundation of Pfaff & Schlauder in Schramberg, state of Baden-Wurttemberg
Production of the first spiral springs for watches and measuring equipment in Germany.
Pfaff & Schlauder advertising board with spiral springs at the World Exhibition in Paris
The board is now in the Schramberg municipal museum. (Photo: Raphaela Schneider).