Locations

Our current Locations:

Löningen

Seehausen

Nebraska, U.S.A.

Oberflächentechnik Löningen

History of Graepel Löningen GmbH & Co. KG

1889

Hugo Graepel (1831-1909) produces the first perforated sheets in Budapest.

1908

Claudius Graepel establishes a factory for perforated sheets and their processing in Hanover; production of the first “Graepel sieve”.

1915

Relocation of the company to Halberstadt, where up to 400 people produce perforated sheets, threshing machines, radiator grilles as well as over 40 other, often patented, products.

1923

Friedrich Graepel (b. 1898 d. 1954) joins the company. He applies for the rights of 70 inventions and patents.

1946

After dispossession in Halberstadt, new start in West Germany. Production restarts in Wilhelmshaven.

 
1948

Move to the present location in Löningen; first apprentices begin their vocational training.

1953

Newly developed silos for storage and drying of grain shown for the first time at the DLG trade fair in Cologne.

1965

Friedrich Claudius Graepel (b. 1942 d. 2001) Graepel joins the company.

1969

Start of production of truck steps. The stock of machinery grows along with the increasing demand.

1976

Construction of a new building for toolmaking. Production of anti-skid safety gratings for plant engineering and vehicle construction, and for the building, mining and food industries.

 
1981

Transformation from a private company into a stock corporation. All shares are held by the Graepel family.

 
2004

Founding of Graepel Mitarbeiter-Beteiligungs GmbH, an employee shareholding company, to allow employees to participate in corporate success.

Graepel office building in Löningen, Germany
2008

New administration building erected in Löningen.

2009

A new production hall equipped with machinery erected in Löningen.

 

2014

Friedrich Graepel AG is restructured as a holding company. Daughter companies having equal rights are:

 

  • Graepel Löningen GmbH & Co. KG
  • Graepel Seehausen GmbH & Co. KG
  • Oberflächentechnik Löningen GmbH & Co. KG
  • Graepel North America Inc.
2014

Celebration at Graepel on the occasion of its 125th year anniversary with members of the Graepel family, longstanding customers and some high-ranking guests representing politics and economics.

Contact us:

Graepel Löningen GmbH & Co. KG
Zeisigweg 2
Ost III
Postfach 1151
49618 Löningen
Germany

Phone: +49 5432 85-0
Fax: +49 5432 2054

Mail: gl.info@graepel.de

Contact us:

Oberflächentechnik Löningen GmbH & Co. KG
Hinrich-Weyhausen-Str. 24
49618 Löningen
Germany

Phone: +49 5432 85-461
Fax: +49 5432 85-470

Mail: otl.info@graepel.de

Contact us:

Graepel Seehausen GmbH & Co. KG
Waldemar-Estel-Straße 7
39615 Seehausen (Altmark)
Germany

Phone: +49 39386 27-0
Fax: +49 39386 27-180

Mail: gs.info@graepel.de

Contact us:

Graepel North America Inc.
13220 Lynam Drive
Omaha, NE 68138
USA

Phone + 1 402-861-1817
Fax + 1 402-894-4952

Mail: office@graepel-na.com

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