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GEMÜ Company history

2012 bis heute

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)

2018

GEMÜ has concentrated all its expertise in surface technology into a single location at the Hohenlohe business park in Germany.

 

Racing towards the future

2018

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

ore information on the start-up

 

GEMÜ undergoes restructuring

2017

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.

More information on the GEMÜ business units

 

Founding of GEMÜ Japan

2016

In May 2016, the 27th GEMÜ subsidiary is founded in Nagoya, Japan.

 

New site in Shanghai

2015

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

2015

In May 2015, GEMÜ opens another subsidiary in Mexico.

 

Founding of GEMÜ Ireland

2015

On 1st April 2015, GEMÜ Ireland Ltd. commences operations in County Cork.

 

GEMÜ Canada

2014

Founding of GEMÜ Canada in Montreal

 

50 years of GEMÜ

2014

On the day of 30th June 2014, GEMÜ celebrates its 50th anniversary.

 

Company is handed over to the second generation

2013

Gert Müller becomes Managing Partner of GEMÜ.

 

New European Production and Logistics Centre (PLC-E)

2013

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

2012

GEMÜ opens its new clean room facility in Emmen, Switzerland, on 21st September 2012.

 

2009 - 2011 Die zweite Generation und Jubiläen

Company subsidiaries celebrate 30-year anniversary

2011

GEMÜ France, GEMÜ Switzerland, GEMÜ Sweden, GEMÜ England and GEMÜ Brazil celebrate their 30 years of existence.

New Managing Director

2011

Gert Müller, son of company founder Fritz Müller, becomes Managing Director of GEMÜ.

New Managing Director

2010

Stephan Müller, nephew of Fritz Müller, becomes Managing Director.

1995 - 2009 Globale Präsenz und Investition in Forschung und Entwicklung

New Development and Innovation Centre

2009

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

2008

Founding of:
- GEMÜ Africa in Johannesburg (South Africa)
- GEMÜ Russia in Moscow
- GEMÜ Belgium in Brussels
- GEMÜ Italy in Milan
- GEMÜ Finland in Helsinki

GEMÜ Denmark

2007

Founding of GEMÜ Denmark in Ballerup

GEMÜ Indonesia

2006

Founding of a representative office in Jakarta, Indonesia

New building for GEMÜ China

2006

Opening of the new building in Shanghai with 3500 m² of space for production and administration

New production and office areas at the headquarters

2005

Headquarters in the Criesbach district of Ingelfingen in Germany expanded by 4700 m² for production and administration

GEMÜ Taiwan

2003

Founding of GEMÜ Taiwan in Taoyuan, near Taipei

GEMÜ Austria

2000

Founding of GEMÜ Austria

Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany

2000

Bundesverdienstkreuz (Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany) awarded to Fritz Müller

GEMÜ China

2000

Founding of GEMÜ China in Shanghai

 

Expansion of production and office facilities

1998

Expansion of the Criesbach site in Ingelfingen, Germany to include approx. 6000 m² of new production and office space

GEMÜ Singapore

1995

Founding of GEMÜ Singapore for market entry into Asia

1993 - 1964 Gründung, Aufbruch zu neuen Ufern, Hochwasser und Brand

Flood

1993

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.

GEMÜ Australia

1989

Founding of GEMÜ Australia

GEMÜ USA

1988

Founding of GEMÜ USA in Atlanta

New GEMÜ subsidiaries

1981

Founding of:

  • GEMÜ Brazil
  • GEMÜ Switzerland
  • GEMÜ Great Britain
  • GEMÜ France
  • GEMÜ Sweden

 

Fire at GEMÜ

1981

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

1968

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

1964

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.