DUEKER HISTORY. OVER 550 YEARS’ EXPERIENCE.
Our roots can be traced back to the year 1469. A lot has happened since then. And we have accomplished a lot to become who we are. And we haven’t stopped shaping the future. Here in Germany, in Europe – all over the world. You can find out about the most important milestones in our history here.
THE DUEKER STORY.MILESTONES.
First recorded mention of a mine near Laufach
Mine, smelting works and iron mill in Laufach
Manufacture of cast iron products begins
Iron mill and blast furnace decommissioned: focus on foundry activities ever since
Karlstadt plant established
Friedrich Wilhelm Dueker arrives
First enamelled castings
Company renamed as Dueker
First internally enamelled gate valve, new product on the market
Change of owner to Klaus-Georg Hengstberger
New hand-moulding shop and electric furnace built in Laufach
100 years of the Karlstadt plant
New cupola furnace in Karlstadt
Spin-off of Düker Email Technologie (DET)
Oliver Kraxner becomes Managing Director
New strategy: Dueker becomes a solution provider for water supply and drainage