Milestones:

Growth through innovation!

1974
Foundation of the Josef Kränzle Armaturenbau e. K. in Illertissen by Josef Kränzle


1978
Moving into the new manufacturing plant at Rudolf-Diesel-Strasse in Illertissen


1981
Production of the first own high pressure pump


1984
Production of the first mobile Kränzle high-pressure cleaner
Foundation of the first Kränzle GmbH, Bielefeld


1986
Market introduction of the first portable high-pressure cleaner Kränzle Profi-Jet


1994
Market introduction of the revolutionary Kränzle shuttle series


1996
Product introduction and presentation of the new hand power sweeper 2 + 2




2001
Expansion through the new production and logistics location at Siemensstrasse, Illertissen



2006
Market introduction of the industrial vacuum cleaners Ventos 20 E/L and 30 E/L




2007
Presentation of the high-pressure cleaner Profi series




2010
Market introduction of the K 2000 series

Renaming of the company to Josef Kränzle GmbH & Co. KG




2011
The Bielefeld management is entering into their well-earned retirement. Owing to the transfer of the shares to the Illertissen company, the Bielefeld location is now a 100% Kränzle owned family enterprise.

Josef and Ludwig Kränzle are the new managing directors.


2012
Kränzle branch office in Warsaw, Poland with new management to ensure an even more efficient implementation of the present brand strategy.


2013
Market introduction of the L series; the specially designed modular system serves to cover your individual equipment needs and performance requirements with a high litre and pressure capacity.