Foundation of the company GEBHARDT
The 5th generation joins the family business with Ludwig Gebhardt; Max Gebhardt joins three years later and provides a multitude of new impulses that lead to expansion.
Cheese maturing and seed containers conquer the market
The plastic roll containers developed by GEBHARDT conquer the trade and achieve market leadership in this segment within a few years.
Max and Ludwig go their separate ways; Ludwig devotes himself to the timber trade, while Max sees the future in the industrial sector.
VDA approval as first supplier for the standard European Wheel Pallet System (EWPS)
Foundation of the Automotive Solutions business unit
Management taken over by Ute Lesch-Gebhardt in the 6th generation; awarded the Dr. Helmut Kohl succession prize; opening of Plant V in the Czech Republic
First certification according to DIN EN ISO 9000:2000 and according to VDA 6.4
GEBHARDT receives the IHK certificate as a recognized training company
Franz Lesch is appointed Managing Director alongside Ute Lesch-Gebhardt. Max Gebhardt takes over as Chairman of the Advisory Board; founding of the Food Products & Solutions business unit.
Subsidiary founded in the USA in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, GEBHARDT receives "Top Job" seal of approval for exemplary personnel work
Cable drum family introduction
Award in the nationwide competition "Germany's Customer Champions" for first-class customer relationship management
GEBHARDT is certified according to the recognized PEFC standard and thus supports exemplary and sustainable forest management
Strategic market orientation according to sectors: Automotive, Food & Retail, Tires &Wheels and Industry; second place in the "Innovation Award for Logistics 2013"
Ute Lesch-Gebhardt resigns from operational management and supports the company's development in the future as Chairwoman of the Advisory Board
Expansion on the US market
GEBHARDT launches the first online store for new and used load carriers
Presentation of the new, intelligent thermal container iTBX; presentation of the intelligent functions at LogiMAT 2019 with Argumented Reality
GEBHARDT once again receives the "Top Job" seal of approval for exemplary personnel work We document our high quality standards through numerous certifications
Andreas Schmidberger and Thomas Bauer are appointed to the management board, so that the management board with Franz Lesch now consists of a 3-member team.