HISTORY OF KLINGER SCHÖNEBERG GMBH
Gerd Kraft founds the "Technische Entwicklungsgesellschaft”, the TEG mbH, as a consulting company for the development of valves. The company founder, a developer of industrial valves with many years of experience, especially in the field of ball valves for industrial applications, makes do in the early years of the company with few but very efficient personnel resources.
1993 - 1999
Occupation of the newly constructed building, comprising offices and a production hall. The move into the new building extends the previous value addition chain. The prototypes of innovative industrial valves developed and manufactured by the designers can now be systematically turned into products ready for series production with the aid of the latest testing facilities. The range of services enjoys a very positive response from customers, and TEG mbH consequently strengthens the area of mechanical production, and establishes series assembly facilities. The market rewards the strategy of the company of offering development and detailed design, tested prototypes to series readiness and manufacturing feasibility studies incl. cost analysis all from a single source.
Company merger between TEG mbH and Schöneberg OHG, creating the TEG Schoeneberg GmbH & Co. KG, with its directors Gerd Kraft and Peter Schöneberg. Peter Schöneberg, a businessman of many years experience with particularly strong market and customer expertise, boosts the area of direct sales. With the foundation of TEG Schoeneberg GmbH, the business year is consistently used to complete the transformation of the company from a pure developer into an innovative manufacturer. Now equipped with three core skills in the fields of development, manufacturing and sales, Klinger Schoeneberg GmbH is a supplier which is consistently and specifically dedicated to the needs of its customers. Positioning of the innovative products under the "INTEC” label as a supplier of ball valve system technology from a single source.
In the course of succession regulations, TEG SCHÖNEBERG GmbH is taken over by KLINGER GmbH, and thus becomes a member of the worldwide Klinger Group.
TEG SCHÖNEBERG GmbH remains an independent company within the Klinger Group, which ensures customer requirements in close co operation with KLINGER GmbH in Idstein.
Foundation of KLINGER SCHÖNEBERG GmbH with headquarters at Graben Neudorf via the merger of TEG SCHÖNEBERG GmbH with KLINGER GmbH’s industrial valve division, under the management of Manfred Gossmann and Michael Wüllerich. The valve stores at Idstein is now physically concentrated at Graben Neudorf, in a newly constructed central warehouse, while the marketing team remains at its traditional Idstein location. The joint product portfolio continues the consistent move toward the wishes and requirements of customers for a comprehensive range of services under the philosophy "Connect with Quality”. For customers, the extended range of facilities results in an outstanding service spectrum ranging from expert consultation to highly developed series products and on to specific customer solutions.