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KLINGER GROUP

A pioneer in sealing technology, KLINGER is now the leading manufacturer and worldwide industrial gaskets and valves supplier.

KLINGER group's vocation is working for industrial processes safety across the planet, one of the world's leading specialists in sealing, fluid control and fluid monitoring systems.

The family business, founded in 1886, presents itself now as a group of independent but globally aligned companies, aligned companies. Present in over 60 countries, the group has 18 factories and exports to 80 countries worldwide.

Today, KLINGER Group is established as the world's industrial seals and valves leading manufacturer and supplier. Its customers are market-leading companies, belonging to manufacturing, infrastructure, automotive, marine, oil and gas, chemical industry, cellulose andp paper, energy, food and beverage and pharmaceutical industries.

KLINGER offers the highest certified quality, which also meets international standards. Our know-how, which spans over 130 years ago, allows us to be fully committed to supply not only products, but also solutions in sealing, and monitoring .

1886 – 1928

1886 – 1928
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    1886 Richard Klinger starts a small workshop in Vienna;
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    1890 Invention of the reflective level display;
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    1893 Opening of the plant in Gumpoldskirchen (south of Vienna);
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    Klingerit® seal ring created®, which conquers the world.

1928 - 1957

1928 – 1957
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    Karl Klinger takes over the business;
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    Klingerit®is developed for head gaskets in combustion engines;
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    The association with the automotive industry opens up a new market segment – brake pads production.

1957 - 1984

1957 – 1984
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    Hubert Klinger-Lohr becomes the Group's new managing director;
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    Expansion of manufacturing sites and construction of European distribution chains with service 24/7.
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    PTFE sealing materials development and KLINGERsil®, is introduced, the world's first asbestos-free joint material;
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    Large ball valves production on an industrial scale – KLINGER.

1984 - 2012

1984 – 2012
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    Merger of the automotive segment with the German market leader, Elring;
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    Opening of a new and modern large-scale sphere valve factory as an expansion of the R&D unit in Gumpoldskirchen;
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    Introduction of a revolutionary high temperature sealing material. Klinger ® Quantum.
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    Opening of new subsidiaries in Russia, Thailand and China.

2012 - 2015

2012 - 2015
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    Group Management under Heinz Scharl, Peter Müller e Christoph Klinger-Lohr;
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    Strategic acquisitions in target segments. Focus on services and organic growth outside Europe;
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    Innovation programs, group initiation and talent management.

2015 - Today

2015 -agora
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    Group management with the new member of the executive board – Daniel Schibli;
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    Global digitization strategy implementation and further expansion;
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    Large production and sales networks are strengthened .