Company history germanBelt

Company History

germanBelt Systems GmbH & Co. KG was founded in the year 2000 by Holger Dieffendahl, Uwe Hickmann and Axel Zepezauer, its managing shareholders. The four sites at Bad Blankenburg, Berlin, Cottbus and Halle/Leipzig being taken over from the Continental Group within the framework of a management-buy-out (MBO), operative business commenced on 01 July 2001. Today, the company operates under a new name: germanBelt Systems GmbH, and is part of the successful germanBelt Group.

germanBelt's foundation in 2000
Extensive modernization and development at the site in Halle/Leipzig
germanBelt invests in a new manufacturing shop in Halle/Leipzig;
Modernization of the company-owned materials testing laboratory
SCC* service certification - Audit in an opencast mining
New machines for the production of conveyor belt pulleys on site Cottbus

Important milestones

  • 2001
Start of operative business
  • 2002
Takeover of five branches of Transband Fördertechnik GmbH/Karlsruhe
  • 2005
Extensive modernization and development at the site in Halle/Leipzig
  • 2009

Foundation of germanBelt Steel GmbH and germanBelt GmbH;

germanBelt invests in a new manufacturing shop in Halle/Leipzig;

Modernization of the company-owned materials testing laboratory.

  • 2010

Group headquarters newly built;

Foundation of germanBelt Middle East FZE;

germanBelt adopts new corporate structure;

SCC* service certification

  • 2011

Extensive investment in further brands and trademarks;

Product diversification: i.e. germanGrip®, germanBond®, germanLine®, germanShock® and germanWell®

  • 2013
DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 certification for the germanBelt GmbH of production and sales
  • Today
Approximately 100 employees; 7 site with altogether approx. 20,000 m² in production and storage area

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11/28/2013 germanBelt GmbH Now With Certified Quality Management System

As proven by the successful audit by TüV Nord, the germanBelt GmbH meets all requirements of the quality management DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 standard and has now been certified. As manufacturer and international supplier of conveyor belt and wear protection components the germanBelt GmbH have therefore...

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09/30/2012 germanBelt Systems GmbH gets BDÜ-Hieronymus prize

(Berlin/Bad Blankenburg, 30 September 2012) On 30 September, the World Translators Day, the Federal Association of Interpreters and Translators in Germany (BDÜ) awarded for the very first time the BDÜ Hieronymus Prize. From now on, the association will award this prize on a regular basis to...

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