Tradition and innovation

Milestones of the WIEDEMANN GROUP

2015

WIEDEMANN enviro tec GmbH & Co. KG assumes the operating business of WIEDEMANN & REICHHARDT Maschinen- und Fahrzeugbau GmbH.

2014

The WIEDEMANN & REICHHARDT Maschinen- und Fahrzeugbau GmbH takes over the WIEDEMANN VERTRIEBS GMBH Kanalreinigungsfahrzeuge.
Further expansion at the WIKA Kft. facility with the construction of a third production hall and axpansion of the raw and final assembling.
Establishing the company WIEDEMANN enviro tec GmbH & Co. KG.

2012

Certification under the European environmental management according to DIN EN ISO 14001:2009.

2011

Another revolution in the sewer cleaning technology!
The seeing and floating nozzle "SPUTNIK" with rotary reel was developed.

2006

WIKA Kft. acquire another company premises and construct a second production hall and a raw and final assembly production.

2000

Certification under the European Quality management according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2000.

1998

Karl Wiedemann founded the company WIKA Kft., Esztergom in Hungary. This new facility was responsible for part, tank, liquid ring pump and component manufacture.

1996

Anniversary celebration:
"20 years WIEDEMANN & REICHHARDT" celebrated with the launch of the new sewer cleaning vehicle "SUPER 3000" with water recycling technology, integrated sludge separation and a unique new discharge system by auger allowing for emptying of debris into skip at worksite.
In addition, Karl Wiedemann developed his own range of liquid ring vacuum pumps specifically for use on sewer cleaning vehicles.

1993

Carla Wiedemann founded the company WIEDEMANN VERTRIEBS GMBH Kanalreinigungsfahrzeuge.

1988

Expansion of the premises with the addition of two new production facilities and a new office building.

1984

Relocated the company to own premises in Altenmünster.

1980

First foreign order from the city of Larissa / Greece for a sewer cleaning vehicle with water recycling "SUPER 2000".

1979

Exhibition "ENTSORGA" in Köln. A new age of sewer cleaning technology begins - other manufacturers begin to get into the water recycling technology.
First municipal major order.

06. July 1978

Karl Wiedemann and Rainer Reichhardt established WIEDEMANN & REICHHARDT Maschinen- und Fahrzeugbau GmbH.

Springtime 1978

First environmental exhibition "IFAT" in Munich.

1977

First complete product launched:
The world's first sewer cleaning vehicle with water recycling "SUPER 2000" was launched.
The first customer was a service company based in Augsburg - they bought the prototype.
First environmental fair in Berlin, introduction of water recycling technology and sale of a further "SUPER 2000".

1976

Expansion of the company through the participation of Rainer Reichhardt as shareholder.
Carla Wiedemann joined the company and took responsibility for the commercial management of the business.

1974

Karl Wiedemann founded an independent company based on a farm in Welden, this company was active in the environmental technology.
Rainer Reichhardt began working for the company at this time.