Under new management
Johann Baptist Winklhofer's youngest son Otto becomes the new Commercial Director on August 1st, 1933 and quickly assumes more and more responsibility in the family company. On December 1st, 1934 he is joined in Munich by his brother Rudolf as Technical Director, who leaves his previous post as Plant Manager at the Wanderer Material Testing Centre in Chemnitz. In the years to come, he will be the driving force behind the development of JWIS chains. The significance of products manufactured in-house grows considerably after the dissolution of the sales departments, with iwis stepping up its production of bicycle and motorcycle chains, in particular.