• A comprehensive range of our cable machines includes single units as well as complete production lines. vHF is able to meet the specific machine design requirements of many clients owing to the fact that the major part of all machined components are produced in their own machine shop. The application of the latest designs in computer technology adds further flexibility to the vHF product range.

    The vHF company philosophy to continuously improve Customer Service and offer quick, practical and economical solutions to production requirements.

Our history at a glance

  • 1960

    The company vom Hagen & Funke (GbR) is founded by Hans-Walter Funke and Rolf vom Hagen in Sprockhoevel.

  • 1965

    Opening of the first own facility, continuously expanding our range of products and our capacity

  • 1971

    Expanding our plant for the first time

  • 1983

    Founding of the corporation “vom Hagen & Funke GmbH”. Expansion of winding technology and focus on controlled drives

  • 1984

    Founding of Cavitron® vom Hagen & Funke GmbH, a company focussing on process engineering

  • 1985

    Production of steel reels ceases, followed by the start-up of the first rewinding system for a wide range of products

  • 1989

    Building of a new facility and moving Cavitron®

  • 1991

    Expansion of the new facility and moving some departments of vHF cable machines.

  • 1993

    Delivery of machines for the plastic pipe industry

  • 1995

    Delivery of the first handling system for electronic crosslinking of extruded products and expansion of this field

  • 1998

    Rolf vom Hagen retires and Christoph Roweda becomes authorized officer. vHF has at this time 50 employees and is represented in Europe and in the U.S. and Canada.

  • 2007

    Delivery of the first complete single twist stranding line

  • 2008

    Christoph Roweda becomes CEO.

  • 2010

    Delivery of the first fully automatic rewind-line with integrated industrial robot

  • 2017

    Installation of a photovoltaic system and a charging point for electric cars as a contribution to environmental protection.

  • 2019

    Extension of production space. The centrepiece is a 50 m long hall with gantry crane, which has a capacity of 16 tons and can be increased to 20 tons if required.

Gallery of our production