KASTO Ltd - Milton Keynes

KASTO
Saws. Storage. And More.

KASTO were represented in the UK by Rivers Machinery for over 30 years. In 2005, Rivers Machinery was bought out by KASTO GmbH, and KASTO Ltd was formed.

In 2009, KASTO Ltd relocated from its southern base in Southampton, to Milton Keynes, in order to have a central location to all of our customers.

 

As Albert Einstein famously quoted:

"
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different  results".

 


 

KASTO sawing machines -  

KASTO sawing machines

Hacksaws, bandsaws and ciruclar saws

The saw portfolio of KASTO contains hack, band and circular saws from the simple machine shop saw to powerful production saws up to automatic high-performance saws for mass production.

More than 140,000 installed saws mirror the satisfaction of our customers and the success of our products worldwide.


 

KASTO storage systems -  

KASTO storage systems

Product range of bar stock and sheet metal storage systems

KASTO offers a wide range of bar storage systems for bars, tubes, profiles and beams which can be adapted to individual requirements and architectural preconditions.
KASTO offers as well a broad variety of sheet metal storage systems for all tasks, storage volumes and turnover rates.
Due to their formats, sheets make special demands on storing and transport.

Additionally, KASTO is the worldwide technology leader in bar storage and retrieval systems as well as sheet metal storage systems with more than 1,400 installed systems. - For all applications, in all sizes, and with integrated saws as well..


 

KASTO System -  

Storage-sawing systems

Highly automated sawing centers

The KASTO sawing center is a highly automatic end-to-end solution. It combines performances of a storage system, a saw and a control in one system.

The flexible saw cell KASTOsawcell is integrated in a UNICOMPACT Honeycomb Storage System; it combines automatic saw cutting with storing, powerful and fast.


 

KASTO Service -  

Storage-sawing systems

Highly automated sawing centers

The KASTO sawing center is a highly automatic end-to-end solution. It combines performances of a storage system, a saw and a control in one system.

The flexible saw cell KASTOsawcell is integrated in a UNICOMPACT Honeycomb Storage System; it combines automatic saw cutting with storing, powerful and fast.


 

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."
Famous quote by Albert Einstein

At KASTO, we like to look at all the options before offering our best solution.”

Ernst Wagner

Managing Director

Company

170years Tradition

700employees worldwide

6locations

50agencies

Products

1.700installed Storage-Systems

140.000sold saws

1947first hacksaw

150patent applications

Saws. Storage. And More.

MORE Tradition

Experience as basis

MORE Tradition

Experience as basis

The most important objective for Managing Partner Armin Stolzer is to secure and shape the future of KASTO. To achieve this, his vision is a mixture of experience and new ideas. For a smooth transition into the future, he has brought his entire family on board for support.

MORE Profile

Customer success as the goal

MORE Profile

Customer success as the goal

Markets change companies, companies change markets. Our objective: To give our customers and suppliers the security of a reliable partner at their side, a partner that is number 1 worldwide in customer success orientation.

MORE "Outside the Box" Thinkers

Free thinking as the breeding ground

MORE "Outside the Box" Thinkers

Free thinking as the breeding ground

To find great ideas, new ways must sometimes be explored. Trying
something new and linking different ideas. That’s how KASTO innovations
develop, innovations, which bring real results for the customer.

MORE Future

Foresight for success

MORE Future

Foresight for success

For KASTO, our future means securing our customers’ futures. Subsequently, short-term success has never been a company objective. Instead, KASTO always plans to be successful in the long run and to keep all services on a sustainable high level.

MORE Ideas

Innovative strength

MORE Ideas

Innovative strength

It all starts with an idea: How are processes improved? Which of those
improvements really help companies to work more efficiently? How can
KASTO improve the profitability of their customers.

MORE Responsibility

Expertices and courage

MORE Responsibility

Expertices and courage

Being responsible for a certain part requires expertise. To be responsible for the whole requires courage and the ability to manage interconnected problems seamlessly.

MORE Reliability

Customer satisfaction as incentive

MORE Reliability

Customer satisfaction as incentive

Metal saws from KASTO are marathon runners. The proof is in tool life and
machine lifetime. Therefore, an investment in a KASTO machine means real
company value, which still can be seen if the machine is sold.

MORE Incentives

Customer satisfaction as motivation

MORE Incentives

Customer satisfaction as motivation

It is only natural for a successful company to work in the present and look to the future. Our motivation for providing long-term, outstanding performance is based on the success and positive feedback from our customers.

MORE Tradition

Experience as basis

MORE Tradition

Experience as basis

The most important objective for Managing Partner Armin Stolzer is to secure and shape the future of KASTO. To achieve this, his vision is a mixture of experience and new ideas. For a smooth transition into the future, he has brought his entire family on board for support.

MORE Profile

Customer success as the goal

MORE Profile

Customer success as the goal

Markets change companies, companies change markets. Our objective: To give our customers and suppliers the security of a reliable partner at their side, a partner that is number 1 worldwide in customer success orientation.

MORE "Outside the Box" Thinkers

Free thinking as the breeding ground

MORE "Outside the Box" Thinkers

Free thinking as the breeding ground

To find great ideas, new ways must sometimes be explored. Trying
something new and linking different ideas. That’s how KASTO innovations
develop, innovations, which bring real results for the customer.

MORE Future

Foresight for success

MORE Future

Foresight for success

For KASTO, our future means securing our customers’ futures. Subsequently, short-term success has never been a company objective. Instead, KASTO always plans to be successful in the long run and to keep all services on a sustainable high level.

MORE Ideas

Innovative strength

MORE Ideas

Innovative strength

It all starts with an idea: How are processes improved? Which of those
improvements really help companies to work more efficiently? How can
KASTO improve the profitability of their customers.

MORE Responsibility

Expertices and courage

MORE Responsibility

Expertices and courage

Being responsible for a certain part requires expertise. To be responsible for the whole requires courage and the ability to manage interconnected problems seamlessly.

MORE Reliability

Customer satisfaction as incentive

MORE Reliability

Customer satisfaction as incentive

Metal saws from KASTO are marathon runners. The proof is in tool life and
machine lifetime. Therefore, an investment in a KASTO machine means real
company value, which still can be seen if the machine is sold.

MORE Incentives

Customer satisfaction as motivation

MORE Incentives

Customer satisfaction as motivation

It is only natural for a successful company to work in the present and look to the future. Our motivation for providing long-term, outstanding performance is based on the success and positive feedback from our customers.

 

MORE Tradition

Experience as basis

MORE Tradition

Experience as basis

The most important objective for Managing Partner Armin Stolzer is to secure and shape the future of KASTO. To achieve this, his vision is a mixture of experience and new ideas. For a smooth transition into the future, he has brought his entire family on board for support.

MORE Profile

Customer success as the goal

MORE Profile

Customer success as the goal

Markets change companies, companies change markets. Our objective: To give our customers and suppliers the security of a reliable partner at their side, a partner that is number 1 worldwide in customer success orientation.

MORE "Outside the Box" Thinkers

Free thinking as the breeding ground

MORE "Outside the Box" Thinkers

Free thinking as the breeding ground

To find great ideas, new ways must sometimes be explored. Trying
something new and linking different ideas. That’s how KASTO innovations
develop, innovations, which bring real results for the customer.

MORE Future

Foresight for success

MORE Future

Foresight for success

For KASTO, our future means securing our customers’ futures. Subsequently, short-term success has never been a company objective. Instead, KASTO always plans to be successful in the long run and to keep all services on a sustainable high level.

MORE Ideas

Innovative strength

MORE Ideas

Innovative strength

It all starts with an idea: How are processes improved? Which of those
improvements really help companies to work more efficiently? How can
KASTO improve the profitability of their customers.

MORE Responsibility

Expertices and courage

MORE Responsibility

Expertices and courage

Being responsible for a certain part requires expertise. To be responsible for the whole requires courage and the ability to manage interconnected problems seamlessly.

MORE Reliability

Customer satisfaction as incentive

MORE Reliability

Customer satisfaction as incentive

Metal saws from KASTO are marathon runners. The proof is in tool life and
machine lifetime. Therefore, an investment in a KASTO machine means real
company value, which still can be seen if the machine is sold.

MORE Incentives

Customer satisfaction as motivation

MORE Incentives

Customer satisfaction as motivation

It is only natural for a successful company to work in the present and look to the future. Our motivation for providing long-term, outstanding performance is based on the success and positive feedback from our customers.

MORE Tradition

Experience as basis

MORE Tradition

Experience as basis

The most important objective for Managing Partner Armin Stolzer is to secure and shape the future of KASTO. To achieve this, his vision is a mixture of experience and new ideas. For a smooth transition into the future, he has brought his entire family on board for support.

MORE Profile

Customer success as the goal

MORE Profile

Customer success as the goal

Markets change companies, companies change markets. Our objective: To give our customers and suppliers the security of a reliable partner at their side, a partner that is number 1 worldwide in customer success orientation.

MORE "Outside the Box" Thinkers

Free thinking as the breeding ground

MORE "Outside the Box" Thinkers

Free thinking as the breeding ground

To find great ideas, new ways must sometimes be explored. Trying
something new and linking different ideas. That’s how KASTO innovations
develop, innovations, which bring real results for the customer.

MORE Future

Foresight for success

MORE Future

Foresight for success

For KASTO, our future means securing our customers’ futures. Subsequently, short-term success has never been a company objective. Instead, KASTO always plans to be successful in the long run and to keep all services on a sustainable high level.

MORE Ideas

Innovative strength

MORE Ideas

Innovative strength

It all starts with an idea: How are processes improved? Which of those
improvements really help companies to work more efficiently? How can
KASTO improve the profitability of their customers.

MORE Responsibility

Expertices and courage

MORE Responsibility

Expertices and courage

Being responsible for a certain part requires expertise. To be responsible for the whole requires courage and the ability to manage interconnected problems seamlessly.

MORE Reliability

Customer satisfaction as incentive

MORE Reliability

Customer satisfaction as incentive

Metal saws from KASTO are marathon runners. The proof is in tool life and
machine lifetime. Therefore, an investment in a KASTO machine means real
company value, which still can be seen if the machine is sold.

MORE Incentives

Customer satisfaction as motivation

MORE Incentives

Customer satisfaction as motivation

It is only natural for a successful company to work in the present and look to the future. Our motivation for providing long-term, outstanding performance is based on the success and positive feedback from our customers.

Our history. 170 years KASTO.

1844

Incorporation: Successful beginning: Karl Stolzer founds a carpentry business in Achern.

 

1947

First Hacksaw: Patented worldwide: The first KASTO Metal Hacksaw.

 

1972

First Bar Storage and Retrieval System: The first portal system with integrated saws.

1991

Schalkau: Expanded in three steps: The Schalkau branch in Thuringia.

 

1999

Development of KASTOtec: Awarded the “Designzentrum Stuttgart“.

 

2005

New location for KASTO Ltd: Location Milton Keynes.

2010

New building: Investment in the future: Modern demo center plus a 5.000 m2 assembly building.

 

2012

Take-over of the complete company shares by Armin Stolzer’s family.

 

2014

2014 KASTO has celebrated its 170th anniversary.

2014

Introduction of the new series KASTOwin

 

2015

Opening KASTO Asia Pacific Pte Ltd at the German Centre in Singapore

 

2016

Opening KASTO Schweiz AG

KASTO worldwide

  

50 countries, 6 locations, 50 sales partners, 30 premium dealers

Our customers

KASTO saws and storage systems can be found in all metal processing areas where availability, efficiency and long lifetime are needed: in steel and aluminum distribution, in machine and system manufacturing, in the processing industry and in the automotive sector. In addition, customers from different industries, i.e. steel mills, shipyards, schools and research facilities ....