In the 50s of the 19th century, the first American sewing machines came to Europe and have been reconstructed immediately. Carl Beermann in 1849 in Berlin, Christian Mansfeld in 1853 in Leipzig and F. Bocke in Berlin in 1854 were among the first German manufacturers but relatively quickly shifted their business to other areas from the sewing machine production tasks for other reasons soon. A main buyers of Beermann's sewing machines was the Bielefeld linen factory. Carl Baer and Heinrich Koch, knowledgable of the Berlin Nähmaschinenfabrik Carl Beermann, where both had worked as mechanic . The company Beermann sewing machines was after the construction of Wheeler & Wilson.