What happens when you
constantly outgrow yourself?
The constant growth of our site in Wangen im Allgäu perfectly illustrates just how dynamic the history of GRUNWALD is.
Company founded by Herbert Grunwald
Company starts acting as an agent for German and foreign machinery manufacturers (including HAMBA and SIG), as well as packaging suppliers operating in the dairy and ice-cream industry.
A new era begins
Following the death of Herbert Grunwald, Sales Manager Edwin Müller takes over the reins of the company.
Relocation to a new and larger building
with its own workshop at the Atzenberg industrial zone in Wangen; the company expertly enters the arena of second-hand filling and packing machines.
Some fresh faces join the company
Armin and Ralf Müller, the sons of Edwin Müller, join the management team.
Acquisition of HITTPAC
A filling machine manufacturer from Switzerland.
GRUNWALD celebrates 50 years
In the anniversary year, the number of employees increases to more than 100.
transfers his shares in the business to his sons, Armin and Ralf Müller, and steps down as Managing Director. With more than 40 years of experience in the industry, he continues to act as an adviser to the company.
after 2 years of construction work. Operational floor space increased by 60%.
2014 – 2017
Various construction projects
Operational floor space increased in the assembly and production hall, multi-purpose building (photograph: aerial shot of the company grounds following the completion of Hall 3)
Changes within the management team
Ralf Müller becomes the sole Managing Director of GRUNWALD GmbH. Company premises expanded with the addition of a 270-space multi-storey car park.
The 9th extension
With assembly hall 4 the assembly area increases by 700 square metres. The usable height of 6.50 m enables the installation of large machines or inline machines with packaging material feed from the upper or second floor.
More than 2,700 machines delivered to date
GRUNWALD, a family-owned business, is a leader in the area of cup and bucket fillers that support multiple formats, cup sizes and has so far delivered more than 2,700 machines globally.