The FACKELMANN group and its 34 subsidiaries has increased its annual turnover from 30 million in 1985 to approx 270 million EURO. During the same period, the number of staff grew from 240 to around 3.500 worldwide.
The FACKELMANN story
New logistics centre opening in Hersbruck.
2011 women’s football world championship in Germany
The theme of the final round: ‘20ELEVEN SHOWING ITS NICEST SIDE!’
FACKELMANN extends its business network by launching new branches in the Ukraine, Portugal (via Spain) Australia and Sales in India!
Highly efficient solar plants were installed on ZENKER’s office roofs in Aichach as well as on FACKELMANN’s in Hersbruck.
125 years of ZENKER!
The XXI Olympic winter games took place from the 12th to the 28th of February 2010 in Vancouver the biggest city in the Canadian province British Columbia.
The Chile Miracle – All 33 Chilean miners rescued after devastating mine disaster
Opening of the "Baking mould mecca of the South" at Zenker in Aichach Construction of new production and storage facilities with 10,000 sqm i/CN. Finally the increase in turnover hits the 270 million.
January 20th: inauguration of US president Barack Obama who was elected on Novermber 4th, 2008
Start of sales activities in the Asia-Pacific region(Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand)i/CN
China keeps the world on tenterhooks: an earthquake in Sichuan claims the lives of thousands of people and Beijing celebrates great Olympic and Paralympic games
Opening of FACKELMANN branches in India and Dubai/CN
"The lives of others" wins the Oscar for best foreign language film!
Participation of the majority with Jensen, Group, Shenzhen/CN
Football WM in Germany World-wide euphoria Germany becomes third
FACKELMANN venturing on the island:
Take over of Probus, specialist in domestic goods based in Aldridge, West Midlands, England.
The world congratulates Joseph Kardinal Ratzinger for his election as Pope
Course south-south-west: By integrating the spanish company Fabricados Inoxidables, Fackelmann is entering the spanish market.
The biggest sporting event in 2004 is the Olympic Games in Athen.
Michael Schumacher is the world champion for the 7th time with Ferrari
The Zenker baking case production in Aichach will be integrated.
Michael Schumacher is the world champion for the 6th time with Ferrari
Celebrity Axel Schulz is a hit as BBQ chef with FACKELMANN accessories; FACKELMANN household goods are now available in Italy.
The German team reaches the final at the Football World Championship in Japan and South Korea.
FACKELMANN bathroom suites now also available in France, Holland and Belgium!
No-one will ever forget this date: The 11th September 2001 changed the world.
FACKELMANN starts sales in Scandinavia and Benelux countries. The bathroom suite program System M becomes a bestseller, Top Filter vacuum cleaner bags find their way onto the shelves.
The biggest sporting event in 2000 is the Olympic Games in Sydney.
Take-over of the company Sanitär Julius Bauer GmbH
Introduction of the Euro on 1st January
A turnover of 130 million German marks with a total of 14 foreign subsidiaries.
The film "Titanic" breaks all box office records and dominates the Annual Academy Awards.
Start of international business
The Berlin Reichstag Building is completely packaged by the packaging artist Christo.
Design of the FACKELMANN shelf systems
The Berlin Wall falls and with it the DDR: "We are one people" and " Whoever comes too late is punished by life" become famous sayings.
New building with 11.000 m² floor space in Hersbruck industrial park with plastic production, packaging, administration
For the first time, a German team (Becker, Jelen, Stich) wins the Davis Cup. Boris Becker is the first German to win the New York Masters tournament and Stefanie "Steffi" Graf wins the Grand Slam as well as the Olympic Gold in Seoul.
Start of production of plastic household articles
Prince Charles and Lady Diana marry.
New wood production factory
Karl Carstens becomes the fifth Federal President and the Britons elect Margaret Thatcher as the first female prime minister in Europe.
Start of own wood production
Start of a Russian space ship with 2 dogs.
John F. Kennedy becomes president of the USA.
Formation of company by Sebastian Fackelmann
The plenary assembly of the United Nations discharges the 30 articles comprehensive declaration of the human rights.