The market leader in the
perforation sector

The Wista® Group was founded in Bad Rappenau by Gerd Staudinger and Karl-Heinz Wimmer back in 1991. Today we are among the world leaders for technically sophisticated solutions in the area of perforation systems. Our product portfolio also includes toolmaking for the construction of modern production systems that adhere to the highest quality standards.

Besides contract perforation, we also provide technical consulting, especially for Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things. A wide range of services rounds off our portfolio.

We owe our prominent role in a mercurial and dynamic market to our 120-plus qualified employees. Thanks to our commitment and expertise, we satisfy even the strictest quality standards to deliver truly innovative solutions. 

Products manufactured using Wista® technology are found in a wide variety of applications and industries. They include: Automotive, textiles, hygiene, medicine, stamps, sound insulation, building services, outside advertising and many more.
 

1991 Foundation of Wista GmbH·1991 Foundation of Wista GmbH·1991 Foundation of Wista GmbH·1991 Foundation of Wista GmbH
1994 Start-up of contract perforation·1994 Start-up of contract perforation·1994 Start-up of contract perforation·1994 Start-up of contract perforation
2020 Relocation to Bad Rappenau·2020 Relocation to Bad Rappenau·2020 Relocation to Bad Rappenau·2020 Relocation to Bad Rappenau
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1991 · Foundation of Wista
The company is founded by Gerd Staudinger and Karl-Heinz Wimmer
1994 · One Way Vision perforation
Development of the world's first perforated film with One Way Vision function for outdoor advertising (OOH)
1998 · Dolby Surround perforation
Key contribution to development of today’s Dolby Surround function for loudspeaker systems
1999 · Acoustic perforation
Development of an acoustic perforation product for sound insulation in dry lining and wall panels
2008 · Medical technology
Development of the world’s first perforation under clean room conditions
2010 · Single pin perforation
Single pin perforation for almost all design patterns with different punch sizes and geometries
2011 · Single stroke perforation
The first single stroke machine to create virtually any design for the automotive sector with a single stroke goes live
2014 · HD Rapport perforation
Heavy-duty, continuous perforation with a perforation width of 100 mm
2016 · Selectable pin perforation
Individually controllable punches with pneumatic valve control
2020 · Relocation of the Wista Group
Relocations to the new premises in Bad Rappenau

Our values

Honesty

We uphold standards of openness and honesty, share information, knowledge and advice in a constructive spirit and work through difficult situations.

 

Excellence

There are good reasons why we are different. We are bold enough to question the status quo, think outside the box and experiment.

Responsibility

We fulfil our obligations and are convinced that encouraging people is the right thing to do, that each one of us can achieve great things through personal development.


Entrepreneurship

However much we have grown as a company, we take nothing for granted. Our goal is to fulfil your expectations in every transaction and to perform better than you could ever have imagined.

Team spirit

Our colleagues make the difference. We become a team by sharing our skills, knowledge and experience. Diversity makes us stronger.

 

Enthusiasm

We enjoy what we do and appreciate the diversity of our workforce, their opinions and ideas.

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Perforation is everywhere

Our customers are also located worldwide

Gerd Staudinger, Managing Director

„We do everything in our power to satisfy the wishes of our customers.“

Karl-Heinz Wimmer, Managing Director

„We look for solutions, not problems.“

Gerd Staudinger, Managing Director

„We do everything in our power to satisfy the wishes of our customers.“

Karl-Heinz Wimmer, Managing Director

„We look for solutions, not problems.“