This Jungheinrich time line details the early beginnings of the mechanical engineering company in 1953 right through to the huge service corporation that it has become today.
7th August: 60 years of Jungheinrich
Spare parts centre in Kaltenkirchen.
Degernpoint plant (near Moosburg).
Qingpu plant (near Shanghai/China).
Foundation stone laid for new Jungheinrich plant for storage and system trucks in Moosburg.
Official turning of the first sod for the new factory of Jungheinrich Lift Truck Manufacturing Co. Ltd. in Qingpu (District Shanghai).
Foundation stone laid for new spare parts centre in Kaltenkirchen.
Start of the mass production of the EJE 112i featuring
Trial operation of powder coating installation at Norderstedt plant.
|2009||Inauguration of Landsberg plant (production of battery-powered low-platform trucks).|
New company structure: Roll out of German sales, export sales, Norderstedt plant and Norderstedt spare parts logistics into autonomous limited partnerships.
50.000 Jungheinrich 48-Volt electric counterbalance trucks delivered.
Establishment of assembly plant in Qingpu/China.
100,000 Jungheinrich forklift trucks delivered with AC technology.
Foundation of market company in China.
Establishment of sales subsidiary in Latvia.
Establishment of sales subsidiary in Brazil.
Establishment of sales subsidiary in Ireland.
Establishment of sales subsidiary in Singapore.
Introduction of newly developed hand pallet trucks - between 1957 and 1999 nearly 2,500,000 hand pallet trucks had been produced.
Establishment of sales subsidiary in Portugal.
Received Best Practice Company award in After Sales Service by University of St. Gallen.
Certification of the entire Jungheinrich sales according to ISO DIN 9001.
|1995||World première: first reach truck with central control lever "Multi-Pilot".|
ComFOUR concept introduction, i. e. choosing between financing, leasing and rental as financial service for our customers.
|1993||New sales centre building in Dresden and opening of the new subsidiary building in Bremen.|
|1992||Establishment of sales subsidiaries in the Czech Republic and Hungary.|
|1991||Market launch of the deep stacking system "Drive-In-System" (DIS).|
|1990||Unification of German companies and transformation into a limited company. "Going public" on 30 August 1990.|
|1989||New building of the Lueneburg factory for special and small-lot production.|
|1988||Consolidation of new product sales, rental and used truck business, repair shop and service division under common management centrally in Germany as well as decentralised in the sales divisions.|
With the new Retrak generation Jungheinrich opens new opportunities for reach trucks in relation to space-saving storage.
|1986||Conversion of the Norderstedt manufacturing plant to flow production system.|
Paletting/picking systems are delivered for the automation of the order-picking process.
|1983||Completion of delivery programme with IC engine-powered lift trucks for Germany and Austria.|
First involvement in the automated lift truck process with the introduction of the automatic swing fork lift truck, the ARS system.
|1979||Turnover DM 533 Mio., 58% of which in foreign countries|
|1977||Market introduction of the "Delta" racking system.|
First use of "driverless transport systems" in the assembly process.
|1974||Start of the rental and used-equipment business with its own organisation.|
|1972||Order picking is increasingly gaining importance in the logistic process in warehouses.|
Development of order-picking equipment.
|1970||Establishment of sales subsidiary in Spain.|
|1969||Establishment of sales subsidiary in Norway.|
The new high-stacking and narrow-aisle truck ETX significantly improves the utilisation of store house height.
January 28: Dr.-Ing. Friedrich Jungheinrich passed away.
|1967||Establishment of sales subsidiary in Denmark.|
|1966||Setting the course for the future growth of the corporation through the purchase of building areas and start of the first buildings of the Norderstedt factory.|
Establishment of sales subsidiary in the Netherlands.
Introduction of AGVs with towing facility "Teletrak".
The first wheel-supported lift truck "Ameise Junior" with tiller steering and starter batteries enables small companies to maximise the advantages of pallet storage.
With the opening of the factory in Hamburg-Wandsbek the manufacturing capacity was extended.
|1957||Laying of the set up stone for the manufacturing facilities in Hamburg-Wandsbek.|
The development of the first reach truck "Retrak®" was a milestone for space-saving storage.
Establishment of H. Jungheinrich & Co. Maschinenfabrik, Hamburg, on August 7th, 1953.
Establishment of own subsidiary and service network: first German depot in Mülheim/Ruhr.
|1899||20th October - birth of founder Friedrich Jungheinrich.|