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75 years of GEGGUS

Milestones in the company history of GEGGUS GmbH

The future needs a past

The most important stages of GEGGUS GmbH since the company was founded by Theodor Geggus in 1947. In the meantime the company is lead by the third generation. In the photo: founder Theodor Geggus with his sons Gerhard (on the platform) and Helmut.

1947

Foundation company "Gummi-Geggus", owner Theodor Geggus in Weingarten. Production of rubber plain coil mats out of truck tyre (armed forces) in the cellar of the parental home Burgstraße 12 in Weingarten

1954

Construction of the first production hall with office and the move to the new company premises in Höhefeldstraße.

1970

Takeover of the Gummi-Geggus company by Gerhard Geggus. The company continues in to the second generation.

1974

Production of honeycomb rubber mats in the former Yugoslavia.

1976

Extension of the factory building.

1982

A new truck is bought to meet the high demand in Germany with short delivery time.

1987

Construction of a new administration building.

1990

Market launch of the aluminium profilemats TOP CLEAN.

1993

Transformation of the sole proprietorship Gummi-Geggus into Geggus E∙M∙S GmbH with Gerhard Geggus as Managing Director.

1996

Foundation of Geggus E·M·S S.A.R.L. France in Strasbourg with Kai Geggus as Managing Director.

1998

Foundation of Swiss Matting Systems (SMS) in Auenstein, Switzerland.

2001

Transformation of the sole proprietorship SMS into SMS GmbH, Entrance Matting Systems Switzerland, with Kai Geggus as Managing Director.

2008

The distribution company in Switzerland, SMS GmbH, is renamed Geggus E·M·S GmbH Switzerland.

2010

Modernisation and expansion of the factory facility. There is now approx. 3,000 m² of covered and heated production area, approx. 500 m² of office space and approx. 250 m² of new social rooms available.

2013

New warehouse (approx. 800 m²) with state-of-the-art, movable racking systems and expansion of the production area by a further approx. 500 m².

2014

Geggus E·M·S is awarded the renowned TOP 100 innovation prize by a top-class jury.
 Geggus E·M·S receives the coveted BLUE ANGEL eco-label from the renowned testing institute RAL GmbH from Sankt Augustin.
 Geggus E·M·S is also active on Facebook.

2015

As part of the internationalisation process, Geggus E·M·S is renamed GEGGUS GmbH.

2019

Completion of the new GEGGUS Switzerland building in Hunzenschwil, directly on the A1 Zurich - Bern motorway. GEGGUS Switzerland GmbH moves into its new company building in December.

2020

The new website of GEGGUS GmbH launches in December after extensive revision and using the latest web technology.

2021

TSV Weingarten club centre becomes GEGGUS Sportpark. A new era in the history of TSV Weingarten begins with the construction of its new club centre.

2022

GEGGUS is celebrating its 75 years anniversary.

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