Foundation of the "Finkbeiner" company in Freudenstadt. Business activity: smith shop, manufacturing of trailers and car springs
New company name "Georg Finkbeiner & Sohn", Walter Finkbeiner entered as a new partner. Business activity: manufacturing of vehicles and brake service
New office and workshop building in Freudenstadt-Wittlensweiler, Alte Poststrasse 9.
Invention and first production of pneumatic lifts, type UHB-hebeboy. Patent applications.
New company name "Walter Finkbeiner GmbH“. Enlargement of the production area. Business activity: Manufacturing of vehicle lifts and vehicles, brake service.
Development and first production of a mobile car lift, type FHB2500 with a capacity of 2500 kg, patent application.
Further development of the hydraulic lifts, new model EHB705. Extension of the product range with lifts for forklift trucks, containers and railway vehicles.
Further development of the car lift FHB, model FHB3000 with a capacity of 3000 kg.
Gerhard Finkbeiner takes over the company.
Extension of the company building, doubling of the production area.
Acquisition of the neighboring building, extension of the production space by one third.
Market launch of the new semi-scissor lift, model HDS. Capacity of up to 50 t, length of platforms up to 20 m. Unique - with lateral free access. Patent applications.
Construction of a logistics building for delivery and dispatch. Foundation of a subsidiary for sales in France, 10310 Bayel.
Certification - quality management according to ISO 9001:2000
Installation of a photovoltaic system
Nominal power 84 KWp, corresponds to approx. 80,000 KWh / year, CO2 emission reduction of about 59 t / year.
Market launch of a new lift generation, model EHB-DC wireless, with battery drive and radio control.
Acquisition of neighboring ground, incl. a storage building. Installation of a photovoltaic system, nominal power 56 KWp.
Market launch of a new mobile lift, model EHB1005 DC with a capacity of 5.5 t per column.
Market launch of a new mobile lift, model EHB1002 DC for combined use as mobile column and wheel carriage - with a capacity of 2.5 t per column.
Development of a new stationary 4-post lift with platforms, model HDP.
New stationary 2-post lift, model TPL9000, appropriate for cars, vans, light utility vehicles.
Acquisition of a neighboring hall with a surface of 1,600 m² for the extension of the production space.
The family business Finkbeiner was founded in 1927. Today, Finkbeiner is a renowned manufacturer in the field of lifting equipment. Finkbeiner lifts are technically leading and innovative. The range of products contains lifts for different vehicles and applications. It includes mobile car lifts, 2-post lifts, 4-post lifts, scissor lifts, mobile columns and column lifts. Finkbeiner especially concentrates on utility vehicles and heavy duty as well as on lifting equipment for railway vehicles.
Walter Finkbeiner GmbH Alte Poststrasse 9/11 DE-72250 Freudenstadt