Good things get even better.

1962:

Erwin Hymer takes over the rights to the manufacture of aluminium ladders from the aircraft manufacturer Dornier and starts production with Fritz Lang in Neumühle near Wangen on 1.7.1962.

 

1970:

Construction starts at Käferhofen.



 

1971:

Introduction of the screwed stile-rung joint.

The Hymer trademark - the red stripe - is born.

 

1974:

Start of production of equipment for buses.

 

1979:

Market launch of the beaded rung-stile joint, today this is "state of the art". 

 

1991:

A new corporate design is developed and the ladder with the red stripe is more strongly positioned. 

 

2003:

ALPE Leitern und Gerüstehandel is merged into Hymer-Leichtmetallbau.
Establishment of Hymer-Teknik, Ankara/Turkey. The production of bus ceiling systems starts there in August. 

 

2004:

Opening of the Michalovce site in Slovakia and foundation of the joint venture FarHym in Turkey. 

 

2007:

Start of "Experience Hymer" and presentation of the Hymer Comfort Assembly for mobile towers.

 

2008:

Relaunch of the 3 professional ladder ranges with production launch in the 2nd quarter.

 

2009:

The first web-based configurator for ladders goes online.

 

2011:                        

Würth and Dethleffs honour Hymer for its outstanding service quality.