Our Company History

  • 1976 Company was founded as W.MÜLLER KG in Lohmar-Donrath, Germany.
  • 1995 Expanded business by purchasing larger production facility and moving headquarters to Troisdorf-Spich, Germany.
  • 1996 Extensive lab operation was set up in Lohmar-Donrath with a MÜLLER-designed and manufactured co-extrusion blow molding machine.
  • 1997 W.MÜLLER USA Inc. was founded in West Springfield, MA-USA.
  • 1998 Company in Germany was re-named W.MÜLLER GmbH.
  • 2000 Expansion of the engineering offices in Germany, doubles the space by adding a complete floor to the office building.
  • 2002 Our product range increases by developing and manufacturing horizontal extruders.
  • 2004 W. MÜLLER USA Inc. adds staff and services. A 6,500 square foot facility is purchased to set up and implement a full lab for sampling of containers up to CoEx 7 layers.
  • 2004 To combine the operations in Lohmar-Donrath and Troisdorf-Spich, Germany, a larger building in Troisdorf-Spich is purchased.
  • 2004 In addition to the company founders; Willi and Karin Müller, Brigitte Müller (Chief Executive Officer) and Dipl.-Ing Christian Müller (Chief Operations Officer) are appointed to direct the company and secure the future.
  • 2008 Expansion of the in-house lab in Germany with the addition of a second double-station machine.
  • 2008 The in-house lab moves into a separate facility.
  • 2009 A 5-axis rotational milling center is purchased which significantly decreases the manufacturing time of our parts with very complex geometry and allows W. MÜLLER to produce the highest quality parts possible.
  • 2011 A 5-axis milling center is purchased which allows the manufacturing of all heavy parts up to 2,5 metric tons.
  • 2013 The company founder Willi Müller is inducted into the Plastics Hall of Fame (posthumously)
  • 2016 W. MÜLLER celebrates 40-year anniversary
  • 2017 W. MÜLLER USA Inc. celebrates 20-year-anniversary
One of the first in-house designed extrusion heads
W. MÜLLER KG in Lohmar-Donrath
A view in the production in the 80's
The production floor today
View from a different angle

Plastic Hall of Fame Award