1970-1989

Learn more about the history and development of the ROTHENBERGER company.

  • 1974 – Move to new office, warehouse and production space at Industriestraße 7, Kelkheim. The Rothenberger brothers take over responsibility for the entire company.
  • 1976 – International expansion in Europe with the founding of ROTHENBERGER France.
  • 1977 – Expansion of warehouse and production facilities at the Kelkheim location.
  • 1979 – Purchase of soldering device manufacturer EXACT in Denmark; establishment of other companies abroad.
  • 1981 – Purchase of Europe's largest manual pipe tool factory – SUPER EGO Spain.
  • 1982 – Purchase and expansion of the Muller, Unicum and FOP tool group in France.
  • 1985 – Dr. Helmut Rothenberger takes over the chairmanship of ROTHENBERGER AG. Cornerstone laid for the most modern pipe tool plant in Spain.
  • 1989 – A new high-rack warehouse built at the Kelkheim headquarters.