ZIMM History 19771977 – Foundation

The company is established by family Zimmermann in Bregenz. In the beginning the main focus is selling drive elements such as spur gears, bevel gears, racks and pinions, chains as well as linear guides and different transmissions.

ZIMM History 19911991 – ZIMM modular system

Introduction of ZIMM’s screw jack building block system for electromechanical adjustment of linear motion.

ZIMM History 19971997 – ISO certification

ISO certification in compliance with ISO-9001.

ZIMM History 19991999 – Move

Relocation into the new factory building in Millennium Park, Lustenau.

ZIMM History 20122012 – Gunther Zimmermann

The company is taken over by Gunther Zimmermann, the son of the founder of the company.

ZIMM History 20162016 – Foundation ZIMM USA Inc.

Establishment of ZIMM USA Inc. in Chicago.

ZIMM History 20172017 – Focus Italy

Expansion of our sales territory in Italy.

ZIMM History 20202020 – Partnership Diequa Corporation

Strengthening the partnership between ZIMM USA Inc. and Diequa Corporation.

ZIMM History 2020_22020 – Partnership INMET-BTH

Go-Live of pl.zimm.com | Strengthening of the ZIMM brand in Poland by expanding the cooperation with INMET-BTH.

ZIMM History 2020_3
2020 – Foundation ZIMM Group GmbH

C.H. Schäfer Getriebe GmbH, Getriebe Schäfer GmbH and Getriebe Schäfer Ankara A.S. turn green and are now part of the ZIMM Group.

History-2021-12021 – Change of name ZIMM Germany GmbH

Successful merger of C.H. Schäfer Getriebe GmbH, Getriebe-Schäfer GmbH and Schäfer Components GmbH under the new name – ZIMM Germany GmbH.

History-2021-22021 – Partnership EM Service Europa & E.M. Intech

Go-Live of ru.zimm.com | Strengthening the ZIMM brand in Russia by expanding the cooperation with EM Service Europa and E.M. Intech.

History-2022-12022 – Opening of new training workshop at Millennium Park 15

Training of future skilled workers in the fields of machining technology, mechanical engineering technology and metalworking on more than 450 m².

History-20232023 – ZIMM Germany

The location in Ohorn (Saxony) is dissolved.

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