Entering North American and Asian markets
The 2010s are marked by the increased globalization of Gebauer & Griller. Sales offices in the United States and Germany as well as new production sites in India, the Republic of Moldova, Mexico, Slovakia and China created the foundation for future growth and affirmed the dynamic development of the company.
In 2010, Gebauer & Griller ventured into the Asian market and opened its first plant in Bangalore, India. This plant produces primarily elevator wires and photovoltaic elements.
In Balti (Republic of Moldova), the groundbreaking ceremony for a plant producing single-core wires for the automotive sector was held in 2012.
In 2013, a plant for customized products for the elevator and escalator sector was established near the Poysdorf location in Vel’ke Leváre in Western Slovakia.
In 2014, the first production site across the Atlantic Ocean started its operation. Battery harnesses and supply lines for the automotive sector are produced in San Juan del Río, Mexico.
Management changes occured at Gebauer & Griller in Vienna in 2016. Friederike Jacquelin, who had been the CEO for many years, became a member of the Supervisory Board. Eva Schinkinger is her successor. Axel Blasko and Holger Fastabend as well as Nikolaus Griller, who represents the third generation of the company’s founding family, also joined the management team.
In 2017, the locations in Mexico and Moldova were expanded significantly and the first production site in the People’s Republic of China opened in Shenyang.