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The history of Utz Group

México

Opening of own factory at Georg Utz de México S. de R.L. de C.V. in San Miguel de Allende

2017.08

Switzerland

Opening new building at Georg Utz AG in Bremgarten

2017.04

UK

First large-scale machine at George Utz Ltd. in Alfreton

2015.02

Poland

Expansion of production halls and office at Georg Utz Sp.z o.o. in Katy Wroclawskie

2015.04

China

Opening of own factory at Georg Utz Materials Handling (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. in Suzhou

2015.05

UK

Expansion of production halls and office at George Utz Ltd. in Alfreton

2014

Switzerland

New thermoforming building at Georg Utz AG in Bremgarten

2013

Germany

Expansion of office at Georg Utz GmbH in Schüttorf

2013

Germany

New thermoforming hall at Georg Utz GmbH in Schüttorf

2012

Switzerland

New large-scale machine at Georg Utz AG in Bremgarten

2012

USA

New building with production facilities at Georg Utz, Inc. in Columbus

2009

Russia

Founding of Georg Utz Representative Office in Moscow

2009

China

Founding of Georg Utz Materials Handling (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. in Suzhou

2005

USA

Founding of Georg Utz, Inc. in Columbus

2003

Switzerland

New production of large parts in Bremgarten

2000

Poland

Founding of Georg Utz Sp.z o.o. in Katy Wroclawskie

1997

Switzerland

Founding of POOLTEC AG, the service company for the rationing of multiple-use products in Bremgarten

1996

Switzerland

Founding of Georg Utz Holding AG with headquarters in Bremgarten

1995

France

Founding of Georg Utz Sarl. in Bressolles

1992

Switzerland

Construction of the recycling building

1992

UK

Founding of George Utz Ltd. in Alfreton

1990

Germany

Construction of two new silos

Construction of the administrative wing and the production hall 2

Expansion of external warehouse and toolmaking

1988

Switzerland

First ISO certification

1987

Switzerland

Start up with thermoforming

1985

Switzerland

Expansion of logistics warehouse

1983

Switzerland

Construction of the first recycling plant

1974

Switzerland

Purchase of the at that time largest produced injection-moulding machine with a closing pressure of 3.000 t and 52'000 g shot weight for the production of plastic pallets and pallet boxes.

Purchase of the pallet tool for the 33 - 604 pallet

Construction of the new office building.

1973

Switzerland

New company building and expansion of the machinery to 30 injection-moulding machines

1972

Germany

Founding of Georg Utz GmbH in Schüttorf

1971

Switzerland

Start of production with storage containers, the begin of the RAKO

1965

Switzerland

First injection-moulding machine with 40 g shot weight

1958

Switzerland

Purchase of the silk weaving mill "Honnegger" and the entire company premises (50'000 m²)

1957

Switzerland

Change of corporate form into Georg Utz AG

1955

Switzerland

Relocation to Bremgarten with 16 employees. Series manufacturing of zick-zack equipment for sewing machines

1953

Switzerland

Relocation to Zurich Altstetten into larger premises

1948

Switzerland

Founding of the company Georg Utz, toolmakers in Zürich-Höngg

1947