From Holz- und Gerätebaugesellschaft mbH
to VETEC ANLAGENBAU GmbH
Founded in Verden in 1944 as Holz- und Gerätebaugesellschaft mbH, VETEC ANLAGENBAU has a long history. It began with the manufacture of clocks for church towers, ovens and honey extractors, moved onto development and sale of the first hot-smoking and cooking installation and has culminated in the introduction of a new 3D-CAD/PDM system to further increase the efficiency of our installation systems.
Find out everything you need to know about the development of VETEC ANLAGENBAU GmbH and the history of our installations here.
History: VETEC ANLAGENBAU GMBH
Development of the first combined hot-smoking and cooking installation.
Development of the first CLIMAMAT STORAGE CHAMBER & CLIMAMAT STAR climatic storage chambers.
First production site for the smoking installations division.
Development of the MICROMAT S, the first microprocessor supported, fully automatic compact control unit from VEMAG ANLAGENBAU.
Development of the first semi-continuous thermo-compound-installation with SIEMENS S5 based transport control.
First fully automatic thermal continuous line for peel- and natural casing sausage with hanging trolley technology & individual zone control/ dwell time.
Thousands of examples of the ZKS1200, the first ancestor of today’s MICROMAT ANALYZER, are sold. Based on MS-DOS, it acquires the process data from fully automatic tunnel installations.
Introduction of PCS 577, the first flat screen, PC-based installation control unit.
Development of the “ZFA” central fresh air treatment plant for energy-efficient and space saving operation of multiple climatic chambers (patent pending).
World's first fully automatic climatic ripening and post-maturing plant for a production capacity of 400t / week.
Introduction of DIN EN ISO 9000.
Transfer of the smoking installations division to VEMAG ANLAGENBAU as an independent company.
Restructuring of shareholder arrangements and takeover of VEMAG ANLAGENBAU GmbH by the Krüger family.
Development of a thawing installation for exceptionally gentle and sterile thawing of foods using air.
Completion of extensive building works (warehouse and dispatch building, technical centre, redesigned façade and expanded offices).
Extensive investments in state-of-the-art production equipment for forming, joining and surface treatment.
Development and sale of the innovative AEROMAT VARIO system for continuous production of boiled sausage.
VEMAG ANLAGENBAU is the first company in the thermal food treatment industry to offer energy consumption data acquisition.
Development and sale of the new H501 friction smoke generator and the new H507 steam smoke generator.
Modernisation of the IT infrastructure and introduction of a new ERP system,
installation of a fully automatic laser cutting machine with automated material feed.
Entry into the pet food segment with the AEROMAT for drying pet food.
VEMAG ANLAGENBAU is the first supplier in the market to offer handling without internal sensors and motors.
Completion of the new corporate headquarters at the Verden site including 500m² customer centre for testing and development.
Development of the “TOWERPOOL” for sous-vide products.
Commissioning of all stainless steel sandblasting plant with stainless steel pellets in production.
Development of the CLIMAMAT STAR CROSS, the first cross-flow installation with moving channels for refinement of tightly packed lying products.
Development of the CLIMAMAT STAR HIGHCUBE, a cold smoking installation for even product treatment in up to 6m high racks.
Development of CLIMAMAT STAR POWER for exceptionally high drying rates, e.g. for snack salami.
Completion of the new production, logistics and warehouse building at the Verden site. Expansion of total business area to 25,000m².
Upgrade to SIEMENS S7 1500 / ET 200 as standard control basis.
Recategorization of the company portfolio into AEROMAT family, CLIMAMAT family, smoke generators and controls & accessories
VEMAG ANLAGENBAU becomes VETEC ANLAGENBAU
Brand modernization to sharpen the independent, unmistakable profile