Icon 40 Jahre EKU

EKU - History ...

1973    

Foundation of the company by Egon Kulbach
Trade in professional kitchens
First production of stainless steel furniture in Waldbrunn-Ellar, hall area, 200m²

1978

Opening of a sales hall in Niedernhausen, near Frankfurt / Main, sales area, 550 m²

 

1981

Move into a new administration and production building in Limburg/Lahn, Am Schlag 30 of 2300 m²

 

1983

Market launch of china-gas cookers

 

1985

Market launch of dishwashers

 

1989

Extension of the workshop for sheet metal working, 500 m²
Market launch of the Thermik devises 650 and 750 series

1991

Egon Kulbach expand the company EKU: New building for production and storage warehouse 640 m² in Limburg/Lahn, Offheimer Weg 62

1993

Building extension for a warehouse 770 m² at the location Offheimer Weg 62

 

1994

Machinery hall 770 m² at the location Offheimer Weg 62

 

1999

Market launch steam oven

 

2000

Market launch of the Thermik 850 series

 

2008

Market launch of cookers in all series

 

2013

Company Founder Egon Kulbach introduced Michael Schärf as the second CEO

 

2014

Egon Kulbach passed away
The company EKU is continued by his son Manuel Kulbach

 

2015

Introduction of a holistic lean production and administration system

 

2016

 

Manuel Kulbach is introduced as CEO next to Michael Schärf
A comprehensive quality management system replaces the previous quality assurance
Market launch of gas stove PowerBurner Thermik 750.

2017 Launch of gas stove PowerBurner Thermik 850
2018

Launch of gas stove EmaxxBurner Thermik 750

2019 Launch of EmaxxBurner Thermik 650/Snack-Line
New boiling pan EKU PowerBurner Thermik 750/850
New dishwasher series and gas fryer Snack-Line and new series Thermik INTEGRAL

2020 New Chips Scuttle in all Thermik series