HISTORY

1960er
1970er

1965

Foundation of the Plattenhardt + Wirth headquarters in Meckenbeuren

1966

First gas-tight fruit store in Germany

1967

Production of the first absorber using activated carbon in Europe

1969

First gas-tight fruit store in sandwich design in Europe

1970

First "System Fruchtring” banana ripening rooms

1972

Market leader of gas-tight CA/ULO cold stores in Europe up to the present day

1978

Foundation of the Wyhlen branch near Freiburg

1980er
1990er

1981

Foundation of the Wenden branch in Sauerland

1983

First complete facility solutions for warehouses and transshipment halls

1985

Establishment of a special door production division for high quality, gas-tight ULO and CA cold store doors in Meckenbeuren

1991

Foundation of the Landsberg branch near Halle

1998

Foundation of the Munich-Taufkirchen

branch

2000er

2002

Foundation of the Bremerhaven branch

2008

Market leader in cold storage facilities (quality and revenues) in Germany

2009

Klaus and Martin Wirth become majority managing directors

Large-scale projects are completed in Russia, the UK, Greece and Ireland

2012

Foundation of the Plattenhardt + Wirth after-sales service branch in Moscow

Development of the Flextor innovation

2013

Production launch of the Plawi Flextor

2014

Construction of new offices and production facilities in Meckenbeuren-Reute

Large-scale projects completed in Saudi Arabia and Korea

2015

50th anniversary of Plattenhardt + Wirth GmbH

2017

Foundation of the Hockenheim branch, Rhine-Neckar Region

2019

Foundation of the Bayreuth branch