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GRUNER

Swiss pioneers in commerce and engi­neer­ing

GRUNER

Swiss pioneers in commerce and engi­neer­ing

History of the Gruner Group

1862

Carl Heinrich Gruner founds an engineering company focusing on water supply in Basel.

1950

New services in the field of traffic and transport are added to the company’s portfolio.

1970

The company becomes a joint-stock company, Gruner AG.

1974

With the establishment of the Gruneko Schweiz AG affiliate, services in the field of building services and energy systems are offered for the first time.

1979

Böhringer AG in Oberwil becomes a member of the Gruner Group. The company was founded in 1952.

1980

The main department, Environmental Protection and Ecology, is founded. An interdisciplinary team covers this field of activity, which today is the Environment, Safety Division.

1985

Tausky Leu Müller, Bauingenieure AG, a civil engineering company based in Zurich and founded in 1919, becomes part of the Gruner Group.

1988

Heinzelmann AG, located in Brugg and founded in 1940, becomes a member of the Gruner Group.

1990

Uli Lippuner AG joins the Gruner Group and becomes a subsidiary of Gruner AG, Basel.

1992

Lüem AG, founded in 1907, becomes a Gruner AG affiliate.

1993

Newly established company Gruner & Partner in Leipzig takes on the task of representing the Group in the new eastern states of Germany.

2000

The Gruner Group expands its service offering and creates the General Planning Division.

2001

Affiliated company Tausky Leu Müller, Bauingenieure AG in Zurich, part of the Gruner Group since 1985, changes its name to Gruner AG Ingenieure und Planer.

2003

Frey Strub AG in Olten, founded in 1979, becomes an affiliate of Heinzelmann AG in Brugg.

2005

  • Frey Strub AG is integrated into Heinzelmann AG, which changes its name to Gruner Ingenieure AG.
  • Berchtold + Eicher Bauingenieure AG becomes a new group company within the Gruner Group.

2006

Roschi + Partner AG, a building services and energy system design firm with headquarters in Ittigen (today in Köniz) and a subsidiary in Solothurn, is integrated into the Gruner Group.

2008

  • With the establishment of Gruner GmbH in Vienna, the Group steps up its presence in Austria.
  • The wepf ingenieure ag group becomes the newest member of the Gruner Group.
  • In the St. Gallen region, the Wepf Group companies are amalgamated into Gruner + Wepf Ingenieure AG, St. Gallen.
  • In the Zurich area, the companies of wepf ingenieure ag merge with Gruner AG Ingenieure und Planer to form Gruner + Wepf Ingenieure AG, Zürich

 

2009

Gruner International Ltd is established in Brugg to handle the foreign business. In the same year, Aarau-based H. Tanner consulting engineers is integrated into Gruner Ingenieure AG in Brugg as an affiliate.

2011

  • Kiwi Systemingenieure und Berater AG, headquartered in Dübendorf and with subsidiaries in Basel and Prague, becomes the newest member of the Gruner Group.
  • With the founding of Gruner Peru S.A.C. in Lima, the Group gains its first foothold in Peru.

2012

The Gruner Group celebrates 150 years in business.

2013

  • The Stucky Group, headquartered in Renens, Canton of Vaud, and with affiliates in Georgia, Turkey, Portugal and Serbia, becomes the newest member of the Gruner Group.
  • Gruner establishes a company in Stuttgart for the provision of fire safety solutions: Gruner GmbH, Stuttgart.
  • In Renens, at Stucky SA’s headquarters, the Gruner Group gains a new presence in French-speaking Switzerland with subsidiaries of Gruner AG and Gruneko Schweiz AG.

2014

With the exception of Stucky SA, the member companies of the Gruner Group in locations all around the world all operate under the Gruner brand.

2015

Founding of Gruner GmbH, Köln, specialized in fire protection solutions.

The Gruner Group is represented in Zurich by a branch of Stucky Ltd.

2016

Founding of Gruner GmbH, Hamburg, specialized in fire protection solutions.

2017

Gruner Ingenieure AG is integrated into Gruner AG.

Gruner Kiwi AG is integrated into Gruner Gruneko AG.