- Concept: future
- Careers at GEORG
Could he have foreseen that he would significantly advance metal working with inventions such as the reinforcing steel straightening machine, the Liliput shear and the world’s first automatic straightening and cutting machine?
all, anyone who creates something new to improve the present must believe in
the future. What drives GEORG is looking ahead with our customers,
partners and employees, to develop solutions that will last –not only today,
but also tomorrow.
We owe this attitude to Heinrich Georg’s sense of the future.
Taking over his father’s toolmaker workshop – the birth of the Maschinenfabrik Heinrich Georg.
Development of the first reinforcing steel straightening machine and an eccentric shear, the so-called 'Liliput shear'.
By combining the two aggregates, the first automatic straightening and cutting machine is born.
Successful participation at the Hanover Trade Fair. First customer contacts with other European countries are made.
GEORG’s straightening and cutting machines are produced in batches.
GEORG enters into the electronic era; electronic control systems replace mechanical functions.
The electrical workshop is complemented with its very own ELECTRONICS DEPARTMENT.
Acquisition of a neighbouring machine tool company and EXPANSION of the product range to include SPECIAL MACHINE TOOLS.
In the following years, we kept abreast with our professed goal of GLOBAL PRESENCE and customer proximity by ESTABLISHING our own SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES and REPRESENTATIVE OFFICES in every industrial country.
Foundation of the GEORG Service Centre in Beijing to support our customers in East Asia.
Foundation of GEORG UK in Bilston, near Birmingham.
Foundation of the subsidiary company GEORG Manufacturing Service (GMS), Hickory, N.C./USA.
Outplacement of the control department for finishing
lines and foundation of the GEORG Automation GmbH in
The 3rd generation enters into the management of the company! At the beginning of 2003, Mark Georg joins the long-time president Gerd Georg and Hans-Jürgen Patt.
Relocation of the transformer department into the new office building. The departments of sales, mechanical design, electrical control and service are now united under one roof. Ultimately, our customers are the ones who benefit from shorter distances and better communication.
The company celebrates its 60th anniversary. Employees and customers alike celebrated our successful long-term relationships.
The management team keeps on growing: Gerd Georg and Hans-Jürgen Patt make the transition to the advisory boad. CEO Mark Georg is now Chairman of the board, which, consists of him and the four business unit directors of the following departments: Transformers (Bernd Peter Schmidt), Finishing Lines (Antonio Garcia), Machine Tools (Reinhard Helmer) and Corporate Services (Theo Helsper).
For the purpose of expanding capacities as well as optimising material flow, GEORG invests in a completely new assembly shop.
The GEORG Group purchases a neighbouring production site incl. 600 sqm of office space. Here the GEORG AUTOMATION GMBH will continue to grow and we will start offering our customers complete automation solutions including switchgear engineering.