FERRUM Ltd. was founded in 1917 in Rupperswil, Switzerland, as a modest mechanical manufacturing works which included a small metal casting facility. The early stages of its industrial activity saw FERRUM principally as a supplier of machines for the canning industry.
Among others this activity was subsequently augmented by the industrial centrifuge business area. FERRUM is a family owned company with currently 430 employees. The company is divided into five different business units which guarantees a healthy diversification and a very solid financial basis. Ferrum Ltd. is ISO-9001:2000 certified, assuring standards of quality that are recognized and respected throughout the world.