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The history:

1973 - 2003

30 years of supply of elcetronical point heating systems

1978 - 2003

25 years of skeleton contracts with DBAG and its predecessors

1983 – 2003

20 years of own switch cabinet manufacture in the Essen branch

The transition:


Mr. Dieter Wolff retired and handed over the company to the Capito & Assenmacher GmbH & Co. KG in Dortmund.The new managing director is Dr.rer.pol. Ulrich Assmann. Dieter Wolff GmbH Germering / Essen becomes Wolff Weichenheizungen & Oberbau GmbH domiciled in Dortmund.

The move:


Shifting of all activities from Germering and Essen to Dortmund in the neighbourhood of the mother company. Extension and improvement of storage capacity.

The reorganization:


Concentration on the core competence - the supply of points heating systems and mounting material as well as electronic components, spare parts ( for FRABA-equipment, permanent way material like cases for evacuation of water and universal grooved rails.

The aim:

Consolidation of market position as reliable supplier of high-quality points heating systems. Customer satisfaction based on competent advice and perfect service.

The precondition:

A quality from which one benefits long after one has forgotten the price.

Your advantage:

Our experience, supported by a lively Quality Management System acc. to DIN EN ISO 9001:2000 with regular monitoring audits held by DEKRA.

The highlight:

Installation of Wolff points heating systems at the complete track ( more than 30 stations ! ) of the highest railway in the world from Golmud to Lhasa.
The first heating period of our systems in Tibet highland is running without any problems. Officials of the operator Qingzang Railways and the Chinese Ministry of Railway  have clearly expressed their satisfaction to this project.

The emulation:

After more of 10 pretty successful years Dr.Assmann retires and handle over the company to the new owner and managing director Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Gerhardt. Company structure and membership to Capito & Assenmacher Group is not changing at all.

The name change:

In November 2014, the business of the company Wolff Weichenheizungen & Oberbau GmbH, has been taken over by NIBE. Hence, the name of the company has changed to Backer Wolff GmbH. From now on Christoph Frey and André Frommer are in charge of the administration department.


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