The future relies on history - A brief history of Erhardt+Leimer
The history of the technical development of webs run without controls into process controlled web guiding is the history of Erhardt+Leimer. Over more than nine decades, E+L has developed from a maker of industrial clocks and signal systems to a globally known, competent partner for system solutions on moving webs in the textile, paper, printing, packaging, corrugated cardboard, film, tire, rubber and non-woven fabrics industries.
ELBG Erhardt+Leimer Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH is founded
Erhardt+Leimer and AVT (Advanced Vision Technology), Israel form a strategic alliance
Erhardt+Leimer takes over the company Dr. Noll in Bad Kreuznach
Erhardt+Leimer has now 18 subsidiaries worldwide
ELCARE Foundation is founded on the occasion of the 95th anniverary of Erhardt+Leimer GmbH
Erhardt+Leimer acquires the product line Theta Print of Theta System Elektronik GmbH
Erhardt+Leimer celebrates its 90th company anniversary
Erhardt+Leimer introduces itself as turn-key solution provider for the worldwide printing industry by supplying products for web guiding (ELGUIDER), web monitoring (ELSCAN) and web inspection (ELSIS)
Erhardt+Leimer gets into the field of inspection and camera technology
Dr. Michael Proeller becomes co-partner and CEO of the Erhardt+Leimer group of companies
Dr. Michael Proeller, grandson of the company co-founder Albert Leimer, joins the Board of Directors of Erhardt+Leimer GmbH.
A new digital technology called DCS is introduced as E+L standard control technology
Albert Leimer Foundation is created. Hannelore Leimer becomes Chairman.
Hannelore Leimer, daughter of Albert Leimer, becomes Chairman of the Board
Albert Leimer dies. Erhardt+Leimer KG loses its founder and the textile machinery industry one of its outstanding post-war entrepreneurs.
Business activities in the paper and film industries commence
Development and manufacture of web guiding equipment to control webs in the textiles industry commence
Albert Leimer becomes partner of Manfred Erhardt+Co.
Development and manufacture of precision made accessories for the textiles industry commence
The firm's founder, Manfred Erhardt, dies
Albert Leimer, an electrician mechanic, joins the company and sets up a precision mechanics workshop
Founded by Manfred Erhardt, the company supplies and services industrial clocks and signal systems