The spirit of innovation, built on decades of experience: ENGEL is always in flux and relies on creating the latest technologies and ensuring sustainable global growth. The ENGEL company history is a success story that we keep on writing everyday together with our employees.

 

 

  • 1945 Company founded by Ludwig Engel
  • 1948 The first ENGEL plastics press is patented
  • 1952 The first ENGEL injection moulding machine is launched
  • 1959 Complete ENGEL injection moulding machine program is on the market
  • 1965 Ludwig Engel's daughter Irene and her husband Georg Schwarz take over management
  • 1968 ENGEL introduces the electronic control unit as standard equipment
  • 1972 Founding of the first ENGEL subsidiary abroad
  • 1977 ENGEL builds its first production plant outside Austria
  • 1980 Start of the development & production of ENGEL linear robots in Dietach
  • 1988 Inauguration of the ENGEL large-scale machine plant in St. Valentin
  • 2001 Inauguration of the ENGEL production plant in Pyungtaek-City, Korea
  • 2003 Peter Neumann becomes President and CEO ENGEL HOLDING
  • 2007 Inauguration of the ENGEL large-scale machine plant in Shanghai, China
  • 2009 Inauguration of the ENGEL plant in Kaplice, Czech Republic
  • 2013 ENGEL is the world market leader, with production locations in Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, China and Korea, as well as 29 subsidiaries worldwide
  • 2016 Stefan Engleder becomes Chairman of the Management Board