History

Timeline

2015
April 21

2015

putting 100 to preloading and measuring device into operation
2013
Januar 1

2013

new DGH logo released
2012
Januar 1

2012

Gabriele Henschel and Alexander Freitag appointed to be CEO
2006
Januar 1

2006

manufacture of biggest synthetic grommets of 150 and 180 mm Ø with type approval at DMT, handing over to client
2001
Dezember 31

2001

Friedrich-Ernst Roeber retired after beeing 25 years employee, Alexander Freitag appointed to be authorized officer
1998
Januar 1

1998

Start of joint venture with Lankhorst Touwfabrieken Sneek/the Netherlands to produce synthetic cable-laid grommets under the brand name “ARUNA-Sling”
1994
Januar 1

1994

1994 – 1995 Planing, designing and construction of additional production facilities at United Offhore Services, Moerdijk
Januar 1

1994

Start of partnership with BRIDON (former Thyssen Draht, Schalkeseil and BTS)
Januar 1

1994

Relocation and taking over of the „offshore devision“ from Verto as well as 8.000 to material and machines to Moerdijk
1993
November 1

1993

business formation of United Offshore Services
Mai 1

1993

Bankruptcy of Verto United Ropeworks
Januar 1

1993

Startup of test programm of strand-grommets 8 – 40 mm diameter Issue of GS-label „geprüfte Sicherheit“ by German health and safety Startup of test programm to investigate prematurely core break of cable-laid hand spliced slings
1990
Januar 1

1990

Signing of Joint Venture contract with Verto United Ropeworks as „United Grommets BV“ to manufacture cable-laid grommets and cable-laid slings up to 75 to weight each. Building of production facility at Appelweg 16, 4782 PX Moerdijk/the Netherlands
1988
Januar 1

1988

Gebrüder Henschel received as first company of German wire rope industry ISO 9000 certificate
1987
Januar 1

1987/88

Sling tests carried out at „Seilprüfstelle Bochum (DMT)“ with cable-laid grommets and cable-laid slings (30 to 156 mm Ø) to investigate the effect of various D/d ratios to WLL
1980
Januar 1

1980

constructing and building of 10 to cable-laid rope closing machine
1979
Januar 1

1979

Lothar Freitag signed contract for company partnership and took over construction and building of grommet machine up to 15.000 kg weight
1978
Januar 1

1978

Horst Henschel quit the company, Gebr. Henschel became member of „offshore working group PM20“ and German standard DIN chapter “NAD4“, construction and building of various machines for grommets up to 4.000 kg weight
1977
Januar 1

1977

construction and building of various machines for grommets up to 700 kg weight
1976
Januar 1

1976

aquisitaion of the company location Hoehenstrasse 29, 41749 Viersen developement and construction of various splicing devices Friedrich-Ernst Roeber became employee and authorized officer
1966
Januar 1

1966

development and construction of first grommet machine
1964
Januar 1

1964

brother Horst became member of the company, naming of company „Gebrüder Henschel“
1962
Oktober 1

1962

October 1962 buisness formation by Ernst-Otto Henschel