Company history

OSTERWALDER AG is a Swiss company with more than 100 years of tradition in press construction, and as a result is today the technology and market leader. Since 1990, we have concentrated our activities only on powder press technology. 

Due to this profound experience, we have comprehensive know-how in all areas of powder pressing technology and are able to serve almost any customer requirement flexibly and quickly.

We are proud to offer our presses with Passion and highest quality to manufacture. Learn more about the history of Osterwalder AG.

The beginning of Osterwalder

In 1882 Osterwalder AG was founded.

Old OAG Press
Start of press production

In 1906 the construction of presses was started.

World's first CNC powder press

We were the first company to introduce the world's first CNC powder press in 1989.

KPP Hybrid Press

KPP presses have achieved 50 million strokes and more in production and are still running 24/7. Who can offer that? As reliable as a Swiss watch.

Hydraulic cross press

In 2007, the market launch of the CA-SP and CA-MP series took place.

First electric press

World premiere: The very first electric press CA-SP 160 with servo-electric drive was introduced.

imPRESSive HMI Benchmark

Since 2015, imPRESSive has been optimizing the interaction between humans and machines. Since then, we have been improving our software solutions every day.

Servo-electric transverse pressing

In 2015, the market launch of the servo-electric transverse press systems took place.

OPP 2000 electric press

Market launch of the world's first 2000 kN electric press OPP 2000 with the revolutionary F.A.S.T. die change system.

Smart Press Cell Series SC

Market launch of the Smart Production Cell Series SC - Osterwalder Automation

OPP 5000 Powder press
OPP 5000

We are consistently expanding our electric multi-plate press family - now with 500 tons.


By implementing IoT:Connect, we are able to help shape the digital future.