The factory where the Uhlmann Giant Umbrellas are manufactured, is located
in a beautiful corner of Southern Germany. Nature's wonders are all around.
On a clear day one can even see the Swiss Alps. This beautiful surrounding
inspires us to create our beautifully crafted umbrellas.
For our visitors to the site who missed the video about our factory, the
following snaphots present
a quick introduction.
The highest hill in the area, the Bussen, is visible from the factory.
The view from the Bussen toward Dentingen where the factory is.
Flowers are overflowing everywhere in this part of Germany.
The Black Forest and the Donau is not far from Uttenweiler-Dentingen.
"Sonnenschirme" doesn't really cover the range of our products.
The original manufacturing hall where the first Uhlmann umbrellas
The new manufacturing facility completed in 2010.
The umbrellas that carry this decal are trusted far and wide!
We start by carefully inspecting the raw material.
Welding of the aluminum frame is a unique process.
Powder coating is checked on every parts, large and small.
Wiring for lights and heaters is done by professionals.
Giant umbrella frames assembled for orders only.
Umbrellas are always coming and going on the floor.
Burger King is a large volume customer of ours.
We are exclusive supplier to the McDonald restaurants in Germany.
Highest quality outdoor fabrics in over a hundred colors.
Computerized cutting machine assures precision to thousands of centimeter.
It takes two years to qualify to sew the giant canopies.
The new fashion colors for McCafes look very elegant.
The smallest details are carefully checked.
Our in-house printing shop is always busy.
Rain gutter slope is tested.
The TUV/SUD emblem for quality and excellence is proudly attached.
Elegant color combination with alternating roof segments.
Light fixtures are tested on this giant umbrella.
Canopies and frames are tested together for perfect fit.
Giant umbrella tops are adjusted from the second floor.
"Vandal testing" of a StrongWind umbrella.
A large sidepost umbrella is wind tested.
Umbrellas in their shipping tubes are ready to be shipped.
The Uhlmann delivery truck is a familiar sight around Europe.
In the winter, a StrongWind
umbrella is covered with the previous night's snow fall.
No damage to the umbrella, - the snow just slides down when the canopy
When the snow melts, long icicles form, but cause no damage.
Our test umbrella showing off its strenght
and durability in its 3rd winter on the parking lot..