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This year three GEMÜ subsidiaries are celebrating their 40th anniversary.
Expansion of production capacities at GEMÜ Valves China
As part of its global production concept, GEMÜ is expanding its production centre in Shanghai and continuing to develop its expertise in butterfly valves.
Innovation goes on
Under the motto "Innovation goes on", GEMÜ will celebrate its 55th company anniversary on 30th June 2019. GEMÜ has been an innovative company since day one and, now in the hands of the second generation, is making the transition into the digital future.
New surface technology centre (the "Oberflächentechnologiezentrum", known as the OTZ)
GEMÜ has concentrated all its expertise in surface technology into a single location at the Hohenlohe business park in Germany.
Racing towards the future
The RFID solution for paperless maintenance,CONEXO, offers potential that extends far beyond the scope of the valve market. Consequently, in October 2018, GEMÜ founds inevvo solutions, a start-up company that develops and markets Industry 4.0 solutions such as CONEXO.M
GEMÜ undergoes restructuring
Thanks to its wide range of products, GEMÜ offers solutions for the most varied customer groups. Strategic business units are therefore created to operate in a way that is more customer-oriented.
Founding of GEMÜ Japan
In May 2016, the 27th GEMÜ subsidiary is founded in Nagoya, Japan.
New site in Shanghai
On 1st July 2015, GEMÜ opens its newest plant for manufacturing and administration, covering a total area of 21,000 m², in Shanghai, China.
Founding of GEMÜ Mexico
In May 2015, GEMÜ opens another subsidiary in Mexico.
Founding of GEMÜ Ireland
On 1st April 2015, GEMÜ Ireland Ltd. commences operations in County Cork.
Founding of GEMÜ Canada in Montreal
50 years of GEMÜ
On the day of 30th June 2014, GEMÜ celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Company is handed over to the second generation
Gert Müller becomes Managing Partner of GEMÜ.
New European Production and Logistics Centre (PLC-E)
On 13th September 2013, the new Production and Logistics Centre is opened at the Hohenlohe business park (Germany) to supply all European customers directly.
New clean room facility
GEMÜ opens its new clean room facility in Emmen, Switzerland, on 21st September 2012.
Company subsidiaries celebrate 30-year anniversary
2009 - 2011
GEMÜ Switzerland, GEMÜ Sweden and GEMÜ Great Britain celebrate their 30 years of existence.
New Managing Director
Gert Müller, son of company founder Fritz Müller, becomes Managing Director of GEMÜ.
New Managing Director
Stephan Müller, nephew of Fritz Müller, becomes Managing Director.
New Development and Innovation Centre
The new GEMÜ Dome Development and Innovation Centre opens in Waldzimmern, not far from the German town of Niedernhall.More information on the timeline of GEMÜ innovations
Five new subsidiaries
- GEMÜ Africa in Johannesburg (South Africa)
- GEMÜ Russia in Moscow
- GEMÜ Belgium in Brussels
- GEMÜ Italy in Milan
- GEMÜ Finland in Helsinki
Founding of GEMÜ Denmark in Ballerup
Founding of a representative office in Jakarta, Indonesia
New building for GEMÜ China
Opening of the new building in Shanghai with 3500 m² of space for production and administration
New production and office areas at the headquarters
Headquarters in the Criesbach district of Ingelfingen in Germany expanded by 4700 m² for production and administration
Founding of GEMÜ Taiwan in Taoyuan, near Taipei
Founding of GEMÜ Austria
Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
Bundesverdienstkreuz (Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany) awarded to Fritz Müller
Founding of GEMÜ China in Shanghai
Expansion of production and office facilities
Expansion of the Criesbach site in Ingelfingen, Germany to include approx. 6000 m² of new production and office space
Founding of GEMÜ Singapore for market entry into Asia
Historic flooding in Ingelfingen's Criesbach district results in substantial damage. Thanks to the active support of a motivated team, this is quickly rectified, with all setbacks compensated for.
Founding of GEMÜ Australia
Founding of GEMÜ USA in Atlanta
New GEMÜ subsidiaries
- GEMÜ Brazil
- GEMÜ Switzerland
- GEMÜ Great Britain
- GEMÜ France
- GEMÜ Sweden
Fire at GEMÜ
A major fire destroys the production hall. Production is resumed a short while later, with bridging operations carried out in a large tent.
First production building
Relocation to the company's first own manufacturing premises in the Criesbach district of Ingelfingen, Germany, where the building is built by the employees themselves after work.
Founding of GEMÜ
Fritz Müller founds GEMÜ in the German town of Ingelfingen. The first plastic process valves invented by him are produced in his parents' garage and in the kitchen.