ruhlamat History

    • Opening of our new ruhlamat training centre
    ruhlamat industrial technical training centre
    • Award of being an "excellent training organisation"
    • Record turnover of 47 million Euro
    • 20th anniversary of the Chinese subisidiary in Suzhou
    • Training cooperation with company Hirschvogel Aluminium GmbH
    award of being an excellent training organisation
    • 25 years company anniversary
    • visit of Minister-President of Thuringia Bodo Ramelow
    visit of Bodo Ramelow at ruhlamat
    • Expansion of the photovoltaic system by another 3,100 square metres
    photovoltaic system ruhlamat
    • 20th company anniversary
    • Business year ends with record turnover 31,6 Mio €
    • Environment management system ISO 14001
    • Foundation of ruhlamat South Pacific as a new service location
    • Worldwide more than 500 employees are working for the MACK Group
    established since 1991
    • Largest single order (> 6 million €) in ruhlamat history
    • Renaming of ruhlamat Automatisierungstechnik GmbH into ruhlamat GmbH
    ruhlamat GmbH
    • Move in the third office building - a passive house with the latest technological standards
    • Karl Mack becomes Thuringia’s CEO of the Year 2006
    • Foundation of MACK Holding GmbH
    • In this 15th year of business the company achieves sales of over 25 million Euro with 200 employees
    office Karl Mack
    • Entree of Thomas Mack into the Management
     Managing Director
    • Extension of the production area through completion of a third production hall
    production hall
    • Building of an own wind power station
    wind power station
    • Formation of the subsidiary ruhlamat China in Suzhou (China)
    • Completion and move-in into the second office building
    • Acquisition of the company SMR GmbH, which enables us to realize small projects thanks to an efficient company and cost structure
    • DIN ISO 9001 certification
    branch office ruhlamat
    • Completion of the second production hall
    • Formation of an independent service department to ensure comprehensive and expert production support for our customers worldwide
    service department ruhlamat
    • Establishment of the company ruhlamat Automatisierungstechnik GmbH with Karl Mack as President & CEO
    • Relocation to the new plant in Marksuhl with a land area of 45,000 square meters
    • Two business areas are created - Smart Card & Passport Processing Solutions (today: Card & Passport Systems) and Assembly Process Engineering (today: Assembly & Automation Systems)
    ruhlamat entrance
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    • Collapse of „Uhren- und Maschinenfabrik Ruhla“ with over 7,000 employees
    • Over this two-year period, more than 40 SME´s emerged from "Uhrenwerk Ruhla"
    disintegration clockwork ruhlamat
    • Commissioning of the world's first fully automatic installation for wristwatch assembly
    • This installation is used to produce the legendary pin-pallet work "Caliber 24" that was built into approx. 120 million watches
    commissioning system for wrist watch assembly
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    • Complex automation of the watch production of mechanical and electronic watches
    • Development and construction of serveral sequenced lines for the assembly of various watch calibers
    1970-1989 - Automation of watch production Uhrenwerke Ruhla
    • Formation of an independent "Automation" department in the „Uhren- und Maschinenfabrik Ruhla“ with the aim of developing equipment for automatic watch-making
    1963 - Automation department Uhrenwerke Ruhla