About Us

Our Team

Florian Christen
Florian Christen

Managing Director

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Milot Shala
Milot Shala

Production Manager

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Ralf Timmermanns
Ralf Timmermanns


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Laura Jacob

Administration / AVOR

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Company History

2021     Integration of digitalisation in company strategy
2020      Introduction of MES and transparent production
2017      Introduction of digital accounting platform
2016 Installation of the first 3-D sand printer
2015 New 200 KWh Inductotherm induction oven system
2015 New IT infrastructure and networking of production in order to simplify work processes
2015 Company name changed to Christenguss AG
2013 Complete modernisation of the large moulding shop with automatic sand processing and a mixer for pep-set sand; modernisation of the compressed-air supply
2012 Florian Christen is the fourth generation to take over management of the company
2007 Real estate spun off into a separate company
2007 Expansion of the moulding line with the addition of a second casting line; relocation of smelting operations and commissioning of a new 200 KWh EFD induction oven system
2006 Modernisation and installation of air conditioning in the fettling shop
2006 Florian Christen is the fourth generation to join the company
2004 Installation of a new, fully automated HWS moulding line in a new factory that was built for this purpose
2000 Modernisation of the core shop and installation of a core production centre; installation of a moulding line in the large moulding shop for pep-set sand
1993 Construction of a new manufacturing and storage facility with a surface area of 1100 m2
1992 Installation of the first HWS moulding line in a new hall; at the same time, a fully automated sand preparation system was installed
1990 Theo Christen is the third generation to take over management of the company
1972 Hanspeter manages the company on his own after Benjamin’s death
1962 Brothers Benjamin and Hanspeter Christen take over as the second generation
1956 The foundry moves into its own new foundry building in Bergdietikon in the canton of Aargau
1923 Fritz Christen founds the metal foundry in Küsnacht in the canton of Zurich


  • Management system certified in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001
  • Certification of occupational health and safety in accordance with OHSAS 18001
  • Manufacturer-related product qualification for rail vehicle parts (MPQ) from Deutsche Bahn
  • Swiss Association for Technical Inspections (SVTI) certification

You can download the certificates by clicking on the relevant logo below.

IQNet certificate    SQS certificate         SVTI ASIT certificate