Milestones

Innovation with tradition 

  • 1960: Expansion domestically and, for the first time, also overseas
  • 1970: Largest manufacturer of pressure gauges in Europe
  • 1980: Manufacture of the 100,000,000th pressure measuring instrument
  • 1994: Certification to DIN ISO 9001
  • 1996: Worldwide no. 1 for mechanical pressure and temperature measuring instruments
  • 1999: New sensor/technology centre with a 10,000 m2 production area
  • 2002: "WIKA goes lean": Start of the Kaizen activities for production optimisation
  • 2008: Majority holding in KSR KUEBLER Niveau-Messtechnik AG
  • 2011: Acquisition of DH-Budenberg
  • 2012: Acquisition of the companies Euromisure and Gayesco 

In the best hands for generations

Milestones
  • 1946: Alexander Wiegand founds the company WIKA together with Philipp Kachel
  • 1951: Dr. Konrad Wiegand takes his father's place
  • 1967: Ursula Wiegand takes over the company
  • 1984: Ursula Wiegand is the first woman to become Business Owner of the Year
  • 1996: Alexander Wiegand leads the family business into the 21st century
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