History

1925

Setting up a machine works by Paul Pleiger in Sprockhövel,
Manufacture of pneumatic cocks and valves for the mining industry

1934

Manufacture of pneumatic pumps for the mining industry,
Setting up a non-ferrous foundry in Herbede (Witten)

1937

Moving into a newly built machine factory in Herbede (Witten) , 375 employees

1952

Beginning of the manufacture of polyurethane cast elastomers (Vulkollan®)
Foundation of Paul Pleiger Handelsgesellschaft, Sprockhövel

1957

Starting the extrusion of thermoplastics in a factory in Kiel

1958

Development of hydraulic components, manufacture of
hydraulic radial piston motors and actuators

1966

Starting the commercial activities in electronics with products
such as controllers, control systems, complete plant automations

1969

Building a new factory facility for processing of
plastics in Raisdorf (Kiel)

1982

Beginning of the manufacture of centrifugal pumps for untreated waste water

1983

Accidental death of Dr. Paul Pleiger jun.
Transformation of Paul Pleiger Maschinenfabrik KG into a GmbH & Co. KG

1985

Foundation of Pleiger Far East Co. Ltd., Pusan, Korea

1986

Foundation of Pleiger Plastics Company, Washington/PA, USA

1990

Divisionalizing of Paul Pleiger Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG
700 employees

1995

Foundation of Pleiger Kunststoff Technik GmbH & Co. KG, Buchholz i. d. N.

1996

Separating the business divisions of Paul Pleiger Maschinenfabrik into following legally Independent companies:

Pleiger Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG
Pleiger Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG
Pleiger Industrie-Kunststoffe GmbH & Co. KG
Pleiger Thermoplast GmbH & Co. KG

1998

Starting developmental production of components for laser optics

2000

Opening PLEIGER Representative Office, Shanghai, China

2001

Foundation of PLEIGER Electro Hydraulic Technology, Shanghai, China

2003

Merger of PLEIGER Industrie-Kunststoffe GmbH & Co. KG and PLEIGER Kunststoff Technik GmbH & Co. KG to PLEIGER Kunststoff GmbH & Co. KG

2005

Foundation of PLEIGER Berufsausbildungsgesellschaft bR

2008

Foundation of PLEIGER Electronic Control Systems, Shanghai, China

2011

25 Years PLEIGER Plastics Company, USA

2012

Relaunch www.pleiger.de

2013

Meyer Werft, Germany
PLEIGER Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG
is selected as "Partner des Jahres 2012".

2015

90 Years PLEIGER
1925 - 2015

2016

50 Years PLEIGER Elekronik
1966 - 2016