Merz Maschinenfabrik

Merz Maschinenfabrik

Customer opinion

"The virtual server environment allows test systems to be installed in a matter of no time without any difficulty as sufficient system performance and storage capacity are available. We would be pleased to work with transtec again in the future as the system specifications and deadlines promised were always kept."

IT manager


The Merz company was founded in 1900 by Mr. Carl Merz in Hechingen, located in the North-West of Germany. It initially started life as a mechanical workshop offering services and repairs for SINGER sewing machines and bicycles. Shortly after the foundation Merz started building circular loop wheel machines.After the Second World War Merz started to produce double-cylinder circular knitting machines for the production of socks. The very first Merz double-cylinder circular knitting machine was delivered in 1948. At the beginning of the fifties a circular knitting machine for the production of nylon stockings was developed. At the beginning of the sixties the company moved to the Haigerlocher Straße, Hechingen, Germany which today still is the company‘ s site. From 1970, the company increasingly specialized in the development and manufacturing of circular knitting machines for the production of medical stockings and compression articles and with 75 employees is today the leader in this market segment worldwide.