Present and Perspectives
|1924||Establishment of a millstone dressing shop in Abensberg by Mister Michael Glatt. At various locations in Abensberg, the shop evolved into a mill building company with 15 members of staff.|
|1964||Erwin Glatt, the 28 year old son of the company founder, took over the management. Thereby, the company established a national and international reputation as a specialist manufacturer of silos and pressure vessels.|
|1971||Offices and the production hall I were built in Abensberg´s industrial site.|
|1976||Erection of production hall II.|
|1979||Change of the name to Michael Glatt Maschinenbau GmbH.|
|1985||The company expanded into plant building due to lime proportion installations and lime slakers.|
|1986||Expansion of the production hall II for extremely large products. Erection of an assembly tower for standing design.|
|1991||Investment of the Büechl Handels- und Beteiligungs-KG from Regensburg.|
|1993||A special hall II++ dedicated to corrosion protection was implemented for blasting and painting as well as pickling and passivating.|
|1994||The company becomes a 100 % subsidiary of the Büechl Handels- und Beteiligungs-KG, Regensburg for the first time.|
|1995||Certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001
Plans about a CAD system with a DXF interface were winded up.
|1996||Entry into the manufacturing of larger and heavier columns, tanks and apparatuses.|
|1997||Manufacturing of the first electro-polished vessels for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology markets.|
|1999||Investment into Tandem-TIG-Welding process for partial-mechanized, gap reduced welding of half pipes upon vessels.|
|2002||International certification according to ASME Sec. VIII Div. 1
Entry into the food industry and development of new markets due to exports.
|2005||Manufacturing License of Special Equipment People’s Republic of China Pressure Vessels A2.|
|2006||Erection of the production hall III.|
|2007||Expansion of the production hall III and erection of an additional assembly tower.|
|2008||Sale of Michael Glatt Maschinenbau GmbH to centrotherm Photovoltaik Group, Blaubeuren.
Centrotherm SiTec GmbH became a 100 % shareholder.
|2009||Development of a new business unit for the production of reactors and converters in order to manufacture silicon for the photovoltaic industry.|
|2010||Reconstruction of the corrosion protection hall IV as well as the verifying and packaging plant V.|
|2011||Investment into a CNC milling – and drilling center for internal and external mechanical processing.
Market activity as a service-provider for machine components with processing.
|2012||Redemption of Michael Glatt Maschinenbau GmbH by Büechl Handels- und Beteiligungs-KG, Regensburg.|
|2014||Investment in high-performance water-jet cutting system with new Hall I +|
|2017||Change of Managing Director|
|2018||Renovation of the office|
|2019||Investment in plasma cutting machine|
|Future||Company-owned training center|