History

1973

Company founded, starting with five employees

1975

Expansion of the production range around the industrial furnace area

1976

Construction of a new office building and the test section with production hall

1981

Construction of a further production hall and a 5 t lifting and loading platform

1986

Construction of a new 1.000 m² production hall, company now has 40 employees

1992

Industrial furnaces activities outsourced to the subsidiary Eliog Kelvitherm in Thuringia

1997

Company sold for reasons of age to Mr Karl Rupprecht, Dipl.-Ing., as the new and sole owner

1998

Kelviplast Technik GmbH founded to manage the industrial furnaces activities

2003

Acquisition of the temperature control business of the former Hagedorn GmbH and its integration into Kelviplast Technik GmbH

2006

New building / Change of workshop and office area Increase of workshop and office area from 2.700 m² up to 4.400 m² number of employees in the meantime to over 70

2008

Foundation of the chinese subsidiary: Kelviplast Temperature Control (Shanghai) Co.,Ltd.

2012

Acquisition of Industrial Furnace ELIOG GmbH by the Kelviplast owner Karl Rupprecht

2014

Foundation of the Rupprecht-Group: Succession of the 2nd generation of the Rupprecht family - Mrs. Katharina Rupprecht, Mr. Knut Rupprecht and Mrs. Karlotta Rupprecht join the companies Kelviplast and Eliog.

Mrs. Katharina Rupprecht and Mr. Ludwig Werner take over the operational management of Mr. Karl Rupprecht.

2018

Mr. Axel Küpper completes the management