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ruhlamat History

ruhlamat industrial-technical training centre


  • Opening of our new ruhlamat training centre
Award of being an excellent training organisation


  • 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
visit of Bodo Ramelow at ruhlamat


  • 25 years company anniversary
  • visit of Minister-President of Thuringia Bodo Ramelow
Photovoltaic system ruhlamat


  • Expansion of the photovoltaic system by another 3,100 square metres
established since 1991


  • 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
Ruhlamat GmbH


  • Largest single order (> 6 million €) in ruhlamat history
  • Renaming of ruhlamat Automatisierungstechnik GmbH into ruhlamat GmbH
ruhlamat office building passive house


  • Move in the third office building - a passive house with the latest technological standards
CEO of the Year 2006 - Karl Mack


  • 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
Karl and Thomas Mack CEO´s ruhlamat GmbH


  • Entree of Thomas Mack into the Management
third production hall ruhlamat


  • Extension of the production area through completion of a third production hall
wind power station ruhlamat


  • Building of an own wind power station
ruhlamat subsidiary China


  • 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
second production hall ruhlamat


  • Completion of the second production hall
Service ruhlamat


  • Formation of an independent service department to ensure comprehensive and expert production support for our customers worldwide
Move-in into the ruhlamat company building


  • 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)
Collapse of "Uhrenwerke Ruhla"


  • 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"
Automation of watch production Uhrenwerke Ruhla


  • 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
Comissioning fully automatic watch assembly line


  • Comissioning of the world´s first fully automatic installation for wrist watch assembly
  • This installation is used to produce the legendary pin-pallet work "Caliber 24" that was built into approx. 120 million watches
Automation department Uhrenwerke Ruhla


  • Formation of an independent "Automation" department in the „Uhren- und Maschinenfabrik Ruhla“ with the aim of developing equipment for automatic watch-making