Since the mid-17th century the Black Forest region was famous for its flourishing cuckoo clock industry. After WWII, Europe was being rebuilt and new wave of companies were created in this region to serve the then booming construction industry. Dr. Bender is one of these companies.
The local tradition of mechanical precision and reliability was a fertile ground for new innovative companies in the power tool industry to be created.
A long-term partnership attitude is typical of the local workforce that for centuries has exported internationally its products.