From 1932 to today. Gradually growing from a blacksmith shop run purely on craftsmanship into a specialized, professional and high-tech company. These are the developments, the transformation that Wila has experienced. This transformation and specialization was a conscious choice, with a clear view of the various consequences concerning the market coverage, the production processes, and the organization of the company. As a result, the regionally oriented workshop of the past has become a modern, innovative company that is active throughout the world. Wila has its own branch in the United States, for example. It also has been awarded numerous patents on which it has issued licenses to other firms. Moreover, Wila has established partnerships with most of the leading press brake manufacturers, as well as with suppliers and numerous scientists and universities all over the world.