More than 100 years ago the success story of GRAMMER began with the opening of a saddlery by Willibald Grammer in Amberg. Since this time GRAMMER has been developing from a regional manufacturer of seat cushions to a global player in the automotive and commercial vehicle industry.
Willibald Grammer establishes a saddlery in Amberg.
Georg Grammer, the grandson of Willibald Grammer, founds a company for the fabrication of tractor seat cushions.
The first suspended driver seats go into production.
Start of serial production of automotive interior and suspended seats and first export orders from Europe and United States.
GRAMMER develops an innovative technology for the production of cushions. It is called the foam-in-place technology.
GRAMMER broadens its product portfolio by developing and manufacturing office chairs.
GRAMMER enters into the bus seat market.
Start of serial production of automotive interior and entry in the market for train passenger seats.
Foundation of GRAMMER AG.
Start of the production of ICE highspeed train passenger seats.
The foam-in-place technology is further developed into coating technology.
IPO of GRAMMER AG on the German stock market.
Company founder Georg Grammer changes from the executive board to the supervisory board.
Focus on the core business automotive interior and driver and passenger seats resulting in the sale of Bürostuhl GmbH (Office chair segment).
GRAMMER celebrates its 50th anniversary and starts in the same year with the production of automotive center consoles.
Second IPO of GRAMMER AG and listing is SDAX index. Business expansion in Asia with the opening of two sites in China.
Entry into Russian truck market.
Completion of new R+D and manufacturing site in Shanghai, China.
Acquisition of Belgian electronic specialist EiA Electronics NV.
Joint Venture for truck seats with Yuhua in China.
Takeover of Nectec s.r.o., Czech Republic.
Start of production in Tupelo, USA
Takeover of REUM Kunststoff- und Metalltechnik GmbH
Joint Venture for truck seats with Shaanxi in China
Strategic partnership with Ningbo Jifeng Auto Parts
Takeover of TMD Toledo Molding & Die Inc.