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– SINCE 1948 –

The Bauma Product Variety

70 years BAUMA tradition “Made in Germany”.
Over 150 years of know-how!

Since 1948, Franz Josef Bauer Maßstabfabrik GmbH has been a manufacturer, developer, refiner and distributor in one company. Our owner-managed, medium-sized and independent company in the Berchtesgadener Land (Bavaria, Germany) with approx. 70 employees promotes and secures jobs in Germany. Our manufactory fulfills almost every design wish and supports you on your way to an individual advertising product. Our company is ISO 9001:2015 certified and our measuring tools are CE marked. Colourful, creative and innovative – that’s BAUMA.

Why Bauma?

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For 70 years we have been producing standards in our manufactory in Laufen, Bavaria and sourcing our raw materials and means of production exclusively from domestic companies.



We support local forestry and protect our environment by using water-based paints and varnishes. With our factory in Bavaria we have been promoting important jobs in Germany for generations.



We allow image prints on painted scales – there are almost no limits! You have the choice of 19 primers. We guarantee the best quality made in Germany!

Customer Satisfaction


We accompany you from the beginning and together with you turn your visions into a unique product!

We are individual

Your Unique

1. Consultation

We will call you back and discuss Your individual wishes.

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2. Design

We develop a unique layout based on your wishes.

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3. Manufactoring

Your desired product will be with us made in Berchtesgadener Land.

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Questions & Answers

  • BAUMA is the inventor and provider of the patented 90-degree angle fastening.
  • With our own production line, we offer custom-made solutions as per customer requirements.
  • Proudly 100% Made in Germany using domestic raw materials.
  • Our product range includes folding rules, tape measures, spirit levels, utility knives, construction pencils, and more. Check out our product overview.
  • For smaller quantities and premium products, as well as laser tools and more, visit our shop at
  • In each of us, there is a craftsman!
  • Measuring tools provide practical value as they are always in use.
  • High-quality tools are frequently used, creating conversation around your brand.
  • Tools pass through multiple hands, extending brand exposure.
  • Folding rules are perfect for those who want to set their own standards and showcase it!
  • The Bauer Measuring Scale Factory is a certified and tested German manufacturer and developer, approved by TÜV and CE.
  • The CE quality mark is affixed to our products, signifying compliance with EU Regulation 765/2008 requirements, as the manufacturer, distributor, and EU authorized representative. We affirm that our products meet all applicable standards set in the harmonization regulations of the EU.
  • Sustainability at Bauer means fulfilling requirements according to REACH. Our packaging bears the RESY symbol, and we prioritize environmentally friendly disposal of industrial waste. Additionally, BAUMA ensures that our partners, with whom we work closely, are certified and also guarantee the highest quality standards.

  • Bauer Measuring Scale Factory customizes products according to your preferences in our in-house printing facility, integrated with the production site.
  • As manufacturers, developers, distributors, and printers, we offer a one-stop solution directly from the factory.
  • Printing in special colors like gold, silver, or based on your desired Pantone specifications is possible.
  • Neutral, without or with your advertising print, available from 100 pieces, inquire through contact.
  • For smaller quantities below 100 pieces, inquire through our shop.
  • In our news section, you will find a yardstick and regular updates on new products and news.
  • Alternatively, we are also available for phone consultations: +49 (0) 8682 / 89 85 – 0

        Monday to Thursday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

        Fridays from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

  • The delivery time depends on the following factors:
  • Doming products: approximately 1-3 weeks, for all other items, it will be discussed, and delivery is estimated to take around 1-6 weeks, depending on the model/design. Delivery times may vary during peak seasons like Christmas or trade shows.
  • Custom-made folding rules in the basic color: about 5-6 weeks. Plastic products in special colors currently take around 3-4 months.
  • Tip: To ensure timely delivery to your location, it’s advisable to plan ahead and place a scheduled order well in advance. Payment is made upon receipt of goods.

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