Geschichte

Vom Garagenbetrieb zum Serviceprovider. Das ist unsere Entwicklung, die immer von Innovationsmut, Investitionsbereitschaft und Orientierung auf die Marktbedürfnisse geprägt war. Seit 1973 setzt Reifen Gundlach Maßstäbe in der qualitativen Reifenvermarktung.

Foundation of the Company

6. Januar 1973

Foundation of the Company

1973 – Heinrich Gundlach gründet die Firma als Montagebetrieb.

First Retailer in Ransbach-Baumbach

10. November 1981

First Retailer in Ransbach-Baumbach

1981 – Opening of the first retailer for end-customers in Ransbach-Baumbach.

Start of wholesalership

10. November 1986

Start of wholesalership

1986 – Start of wholesalership and first fair exhibitions. Move of the Headquarters to Raubach. 34 containers serve as a warehouse.

First exhibition

10. November 1992

First exhibition

1992 – First exhibition as a wholesaler on the international fair „Reifen“ at Essen.

Exclusive importer of GT Radial Tyres

6. Januar 1994

Exclusive importer of GT Radial Tyres

1994 – Reifen Gundlach gets the exclusive rights for the distribution and marketing for the German market as well as some other European countries.

50 Employees

10. November 1996

50 Employees

1996 – The number of employees exceeds 50 for the first time. The company Reifen Gundlach keeps growing.

Take over by Itochu

10. November 1998

Take over by Itochu

1998 – The Japanese Company Itochu takes over the majority of Reifen Gundlach. The Company is being led by Gebhard und Joachim Jansen and Josef Bündgen.

Presentation of our online-shop

10. November 2000

Presentation of our online-shop

2000 –  The brand-new website and online-shop are being presented on the „Reifen 2000“. Additionally the warehouse in Ransbach-Baumbach gets expanded to 30.000 sqm.

Warehouse Opening in Eastern Germany

10. November 2001

Warehouse Opening in Eastern Germany

2001 – Reifen Gundlach opens another warehouse in the East of Germany in order to serve customers more efficiently.

Partner-Concept Com4Tires is being established

10. November 2002

Partner-Concept Com4Tires is being established

2002 – The innovative tyre-partner concept „Com4Tires“ gets established in the German market.

Construction works of the new logistic center at Daufenbach are beginning

10. November 2005

Construction works of the new logistic center at Daufenbach are beginning

2005 – The partner-concept „Com4Tires“ has more than 100 partners. The construction works of the new logistic center in Daufenbach have begun. The new logistic centre  is planned to have 22.500 sq/m of storage space.

Most successful attendance on an exhibition

10. November 2006

Most successful attendance on an exhibition

2006 – Reifen Gundlach notes the most successful attendance on an exhibition ever. After a construction time of just one year, the logistic centre in Daufenbach takes up its work. Reifen Gundlach gets the exclusive marketing and sales rights for the brand „Advanti Racing“ wheels. The Gundlach Foundation is established.

Most sophisticated assembly line in Europe starts to operate

11. November 2008

Most sophisticated assembly line in Europe starts to operate

2008 – Our wheel assembly line, which is one of the most sophisticated in Europe, starts to operate.  

10th consecutive trade fair in Essen.

11. November 2010

10th consecutive trade fair in Essen.

2010 – 10th consecutive trade fair in Essen.

Further expansion of our logistic centre in Daufenbach

11. November 2011

Further expansion of our logistic centre in Daufenbach

2011 – Recently Reifen Gundlach reserved further building ground within the industrial area of the small community of Dürrholz. The increase of the capacities of its completely automated wheel assembly line are signs of our on-going expansion. In 2011 the company celebrated the 5th anniversary of its logistics headquarters and its own foundation with a spectacular

New Shareholder

11. November 2012

New Shareholder

2012 – Reifen Gundlach is being overtaken by the Dutch Pon Holding.

40 years company jubilee

11. November 2013

40 years company jubilee

2013 –  Reifen Gundlach celebrates it’s 40th anniversary.

11th fair in Essen as an exhibitor

11. November 2014

11th fair in Essen as an exhibitor

2014 – Reifen Gundlach celebrates 20 years of cooperation and sales with GT Radial Tyres in Germany.

Messe“Reifen 2016″ – Reifen Gundlach ohne Exponate

26. Mai 2016

Messe“Reifen 2016″ – Reifen Gundlach ohne Exponate

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Große Sommerparty zum „Doppelgeburtstag“

27. August 2016

Große Sommerparty zum „Doppelgeburtstag“

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