History




2017 Market launch of the world debut GEDA AkkuLeiterLIFT

2017

Market launch of the world debut GEDA AkkuLeiterLIFT

With the battery technology GEDA AkkuLadderLIFT is introducing a new generation of height-access technology. The world debut is the perfect complement to the GEDA small units range.


2015

Establishment of subsidiary in Korea: GEDA Korea in Seoul

Due to the huge increase in demand for industrial hoists, both worldwide but especially in the Korea/Japan region, GEDA has set up its own company site in Seoul, Korea.

2015 Establishment of subsidiary in Korea: GEDA Korea in Seoul

2014 New warehouse at Asbach-Bäumenheim

2014

New warehouse at Asbach-Bäumenheim

440 employees worldwide are now working towards GEDA's success and the company is once again on a growth path. At the end of 2014 work started on another 1,000 m² warehouse.


2013

bauma 2013: Launch of the GEDA Multilift P22

The GEDA Multilift series, exhibited for the first time at bauma 2007, is now successfully established on the market and is used on construction sites worldwide. The series is now taking its success story to the next stage with the new GEDA Multilift P22 demonstrated for the first time at bauma 2013.

2013 bauma 2013: Launch of the GEDA Multilift P22

2012 Establishment of the subsidiary in Turkey: GEDA MAJOR in Istanbul

2012

Establishment of the subsidiary in Turkey: GEDA MAJOR in Istanbul

Trading under the company name GEDA MAJOR, the Turkish subsidiary will now be responsible for servicing the markets around the Bosphorus. Components for building maintenance units targeted specifically at local market requirements will be produced.


2012

Construction of a 3,300 m² production and despatch hall for big and industrial elevators

Equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, the production and despatch hall started operations at the end of November 2012. The 3,300 m² building has created the necessary capacity for the rapidly increasing demand in the big lift and industrial elevator sectors.

2012 Construction of a 3,300 m² production and despatch hall for big and industrial elevators

2008 Establishment of the subsidiary in Russia: GEDA RUS, LLC in Moscow

2008

Establishment of the subsidiary in Russia: GEDA RUS, LLC in Moscow

With the establishment of GEDA RUS, LLC in Moscow, GEDA is now in a position to extend its support to its customers in the Russian market which also includes service and maintenance operations as well as product training sessions.


2008

Establishment of the subsidiary in the USA: GEDA USA LLC in Houston, Texas

To optimise service quality and its presence in the USA, GEDA establishes a site in Houston, Texas. GEDA USA, LLC supports existing customers and dealers, is responsible for handling projects and is expanding the sales and service network.

2008 Establishment of the subsidiary in the USA: GEDA USA LLC in Houston, Texas

2008 New GEDA Multilift Assembly Hall

2008

New GEDA Multilift Assembly Hall

Only one year after their launch, the GEDA Multilift range lifts are off to a flying start. Therefore a 1,400 m² assembly hall with a ceiling height of 11.5 m was built at the head office site of Asbach-Bäumenheim for the production of the GEDA Multilift Range.


2008

GEDA PH Range

In order to provide the market with a full product range with load capacities of 60 kg to 3.2 t, the PH Range has now been added to the GEDA product range. The masts enable both single and double car use.

2008 GEDA PH Range

2007 GEDA Multilift Range

2007

GEDA Multilift Range

At bauma 2007 GEDA launches a completely new dimension in personnel and material lifts, namely the GEDA Multilift Range.
To meet all national and international requirements, the well-known Z/ZP transport platform range was also further expanded.


2007

New construction of a production hall and warehouse in Gera

GEDA invests EUR 3.5 million in a new production hall and warehouse at the Gera site.

2007 New construction of a production hall and warehouse in Gera

2006 GEDA Service Centre

2006

GEDA Service Centre

The new GEDA Service Centre has a 780 m² hall and 300 m² of offices and training rooms. This is where all repairs and maintenance operations on GEDA devices are carried out and where comprehensive training courses for customers and dealers are held.


2004

Service hoist SH

With the development of the Service Hoist, GEDA has developed a second string to its bow and is at the same time developing new markets. Its versatility means it can be used in a wide range of industrial application areas.

2004 Service hoist SH

2004 Traction rope winch AB 650

2004

Traction rope winch AB 650

To complete the height access technology product range, the rope winch developed in-house by GEDA was launched at bauma 2004. The winch is used both as a temporary and a permanent device.


2002

Takeover of BMG and new construction in Gera

Work starts on the new office premises and production halls in Gera.
Components using state-of-the-art technologies such as tubular laser systems and welding robots, etc. are produced at the new site.

2002 Takeover of BMG and new construction in Gera

2000 Acquisition of the company ERA

2000

Acquisition of the company ERA

GEDA purchases the Austrian lift manufacturer Ebbs & Radinger. This is how the transport platform GEDA ERA 1200 Z/ZP got its name and the GEDA transport platform family a new member.


1999

New construction of the north-west subsidiary

The new premises in Bergkamen are occupied. Customers from the north and west and from the Benelux countries use this site as a collection point, service site and exhibition area.

1999 New construction of the north-west subsidiary

1998 GEDA 500Z/ZP & 1500 Z/ZP

1998

GEDA 500Z/ZP & 1500 Z/ZP

Another milestone in the product range: The modular construction of the GEDA transport platforms combines two different devices into one, namely a pure materials hoist and a transport platform for people and loads.


1991

Purchase of the company BMG in Gera

To adapt to the ever-growing demands of the market and to improve service proximity especially to Eastern Europe, the company BMG in Gera (Thuringia) was purchased in 1991.

1991 Purchase of the company BMG in Gera

1985 GEDA 500

1985

GEDA 500

GEDA advances into new market segments: With its load capacity of 500 kg the GEDA 500 materials lift set big static challenges for its design which were however successfully overcome. GEDA 500 was mainly used by outfitting companies and scaffolders.


1984

Construction of new administration building and Hall 1

GEDA grows: The constant expansion requires new administration premises and a bigger production hall. In 1985 the new buildings are occupied.

1984 Construction of new administration building and Hall 1

1975 GEDA Lift

1975

GEDA Lift

The launch of the GEDA Lift sets new benchmarks for the GEDA product range. Sales of the GEDA Lift have now surpassed the 70,000 milestone. Back then mainly developed for roofers, the versatile inclined hoist is now used as a removal hoist, solar lift and a hang lift.


1964

Winch 400 S

The sophisticated design, the solid construction and its adaptability made the 400 S winch into a best-seller for the entire building trade.

1964 Winch 400 S

1963 Company takeover

1963

Company takeover

Son Georg Rudolf Dechentreiter takes over GEDA. He concentrates on the production and sale of construction winches.


1929

Company Foundation

The company was founded by Georg Dechentreiter senior. This is the origin of the company name GEDA: GEorg Dechentreiter, Asbach. Back then the company sold and repaired agricultural machinery, with construction equipment following on later.

1929 Company Foundation