History - Rehfuss Drive Solutions GmbH

History

 
1951

Carl Rehfuss company is founded. Founder Carl Rehfuss deals with construction and manufacturing of textile machinery.

 

 

1961

Christian Pfister (son in law of Carl Rehfuss) takes over the management. In the same year, it is decided to cease the production of textile machinery and to focus on the development, manufacture and distribution of gears and geared motors.

 

 

1962-
1974

Business in the drive technology sector is developing very well; Carl Rehfuss Company is continuesly growing, the main focus lies on the manufacture of variable speed drives and geared motors. At the same time, development of the gearbox range is pushed forward.

1970

Gerd Pfister (Son of Christian Pfister) joins the company.

 

 

1970-
1984

Product sales increase. Existing products are further improved, while new products are developed. To meet this development, the existing premises have to be expanded several times.

 

1984

Gerd Pfister becomes Managing Director.

 

1989

As the business continues to grow, a further building in Albstadt is built.

1999

Carl Rehfuss GmbH + Co. KG’ s quality management system is certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001.

 

2001

Carl Rehfuss GmbH + Co. KG celebrates its 50th anniversary.

 

2005

Michael Pfister (son of Gerd Pfister) joins the company. It is now in its fourth generation.

 

2008

Tobias Pfister (2nd son of Gerd Pfister) joins the company.

 

2012

Michael and Tobias Pfister were appointed to Managing Directors.

 

 

2019

Carl Rehfuss GmbH + Co. KG is renamed and changes its name to Rehfuss Drive Solutions GmbH.

 

2020

Rehfuss Drive Solutions GmbH moves into a new bulding in Albstadt (Lichtenbol business park).