Kühnle chrismas photo with sleigh, Paul driving.
Success always demands great effort and does not come automatically. The success of the Kühnle company is closely related to the five most loyal employees being part of the company for years. The personal effort of these employees and their good relationship to the other workers made the outrageous success happen to the company in a branch formerly dominated by the British companies.
The leading employees are supported by mostly young and high motivated workers whose ideas are always welcome. Up to now the leading employees could be taken from the already existing staff.
Also in the past many young people could finish their apprenticeship at the Kühnle Company and nearly all of these young specialists could be kept in the firm. Throug industry and the manufacturing of high quality products meanwhile all critics could be convinced that the Black Forrest carriages are unsurpassed.
The world wide success of today could only happen because of the always demanded good teamwork in the company. The practical knowledge of the entrepreneurs Gustav and Paul Kühnle who both learned the blacksmith profession with the main topic vehicle construction and had passed the examination for master craftsman's diploma is of great use to the employees. Therefore the workers are not expected to achieve impossible results. The practical experience plus the hard years of learning at the father's workshop nowadays pay for the Company.
Today nearly 50 employees manufacture carriages, sleighs and other horse drawn vehicles of every possible kind. They products are made under the observance of old handicraft traditions on app. 3.000 m2 production space in a modern manufacturing company. All former craftsmen such as blacksmith, locksmith, mechanic, coachmaker, cartwright, carpenter, upholsterer, saddler, painter and artistic decorator work in the Kühnle carriage manufacturing. Apart from these traditional craftsmen Kühnle also employs fitters and surface painters. Herewith tradition and modern technology is connected and best results arise every day. Even demanding wishes can be fulfilled without any problem.