Eng. Carl Cloos founds Carl Cloos Schweisstechnik in Siegen-Weidenau and starts to manufacture acetylene gas generators and oxyacetylene welding torches.
1924 – Relocation of company headquarters
The company Carl Cloos Schweisstechnik moves to Haiger.
1948 – New production line
Start of the production of welding power sources for stick electrodes.
1956 – CLOOS does pioneer work
Launch of the first CO2 shielded gas welding machine by Eng. Erwin Cloos.
1958 – Beginnings of automated welding
Integration of welding power sources in manufacturing systems – the foundation for automated welding.
1961 – New arc control
New developments on the component sector improve control.
1968 – A new welding power source
Development and manufacture of the first pulsed arc welding machines. An important step for automated robot welding.
1978 – A new age of welding technology
First use of robot system technology for gas shielded arc welding. The triumph of robot welding begins.
1981 – Start of the robot production
Construction and production of industrial robots in-house. The brand name ROMAT is born.
1983 – Welding with new quality
Development of a spatter-free and transistor based pulsed arc welding power source.
1986 – CLOOS develops its own robot controller
Intelligent robot welding: development and production of controllers for industrial robots under the brand ROTROL.
1992 – A milestone in welding technology
Dispatch of computer-controlled and programmable welding power sources of the QUINTO series.
1996 – CLOOS out in front
Distribution of the TANDEM welding technology. Worldwide market leadership to this day.
1996/97 – Generation change
New MIG/MAG pulsed arc welding power sources MC3 with computer-controlled power programming.
2001 – New robot controller
Robot welding becomes convenient: New ROTROL ® II robot controller with touch screen on the teach pendant.
2002 – New welding robot mechanics
More dynamic, more precise, more working space due to the newly developed ROMAT welding robot mechanics.
2003 - Robot compact cells
A complete welding robot plant on minimal space: the robot compact cells Z1 to Z6.
2004 – Laser Hybrid Process - Ready for series production
Carl Cloos Schweisstechnik makes the MIG/MAG laser beam hybrid welding process ready for the market.
2006 – Pulsed arc welding at high speed
Cold Process (CP) - the innovation in thin plate welding. Launched together with the GLC 353 QUINTO CP pulsed arc welding power source.
2008 – QINEO - The new generation of welding power sources
QINEO are high-quality power sources particularly developed for commercial and industrial use.
2009 – Modular robot systems
The peripheral equipment of the welding robot systems becomes completely modular.
2010 – QIROX - The system for automatic welding and cutting
The QIROX System includes robot technology, software, sensor technology, positioners and process technology: everything required for professional robot welding.
2014 - CLOOS on the road to global success
The new structure with the business units Robots & Welding Products, Automation and Customer Service ensures an optimum focus on markets, products and applications.
2017 – Innovative products in all areas
MoTion Weld: controlled short arc with reversing wire drive unit QINEO NexT: new generation of inverter welding power sources QIROX QRC-290: compact welding robot for the entry into automated welding QWP & QTI: completely revised operating module for the QIROX robots