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History
Aerial view of the Kermi factory premises

History Success thanks to performance

1960

Company founded as a workshop by the partners KERschl and SchMIdt for manufacturing heating oil tanks.

Kermi started as a workshop in 1960
Kermi's first heating oil tanks

1967

Start of production of steel panel radiators.

Older steel panel radiators
Aerial view of the business premises in the 1970s
First fully automatic production line at Kermi

1972

Expansion of the factory by the first fully automatic production line for steel panel radiators.

1973

Takeover by the Salzgitter Group.

Kermi shower enclosure in the 1970s
Kermi shower enclosure in the 1970s

1976

Setting up the Shower Enclosure business sector.

1987

Introduction of the NT 2000 V-Compact radiator with an integrated valve fitting.

Owing to the rapid success of the product, the location was extensively expanded and upgraded already by the end of the '80s.

Kermi NT 2000 V compact radiator in the 1980s
1980 Kermi factory premises

1989

The first steel panel radiator models specially adapted for use in the bathroom are launched.

Fusion of Salzgitter AG and PREUSSAG AG. Kermi GmbH is now part of the PREUSSAG Group.

Kermi steel panel radiators for bathrooms
Kermi Infocenter opened in 1990

1990

Kermi paves the way with the new Infocenter. As an exemplary forum for presentation, training, and interaction.

Expanded Kermi factory premises
Bathroom and design radiators in the 1990s

1992

A completely new steel panel radiator factory with fully automatic production lines and a paint shop come on stream.

1994

Start of production for bathroom and design radiators.

Kermi s.r.o. with production in Stribro
Kermi convectors and heating panels

1996

Kermi s.r.o. with manufacturing was founded in Stribro in the Czech Republic.

1997

Convectors and heating panels are included in the product range.

2000

Market introduction of the Kermi all-glass shower enclosure programme

Kermi all-glass shower enclosure
Kermi all-glass shower enclosure

2001

Kermi expands their heating technology competence with the x-net underfloor heating system.


Gaining international market presence and expanding the product programme over the last decade involved extensive expansion of development, production, logistics, and administration.


Since 01.07.2001, Kermi has been part of AFG Arbonia-Forster Holding AG with its headquarters in Arbon, Switzerland.

 

Kermi x-net underfloor heating system
Kermi factory premises

2004

Extensive expansion of Kermi s.r.o. Stribro in the areas of production and logistics.

2005

Introduction of the therm-x2 with innovative, energy-saving x2-technology in multi-layer radiators with valves with a centre connection.

Kermi production plant in Stribro
Kermi therm-x2 radiators

2005

Generously proportioned walk-in glass units open up new possibilities in a young, growing trend market.

Kermi walk-In wet floor system

2007 

Introduction of the innovative x2-technology in all multi-layer radiators with valves.

x2-technology by Kermi

2008 

50 million times quality and innovation from Lower Bavaria. In the steady beat of the welding line, the 50 millionth steel panel radiator rolled off the production lines at Kermi in Plattling in 2008.

50 millionth steel panel radiator from Kermi
Logo 50 years of Kermi

2010

50 years of Kermi – 50 years of innovation, design, and quality. Originally founded as a workshop , today Kermi is one of the leading suppliers of heating technology and shower solutions in Europe.

Kermi anniversary publication

Kermi factory premises
Wet floor system by Kermi

2010

The Sanitary department is expanded by the Wet Floor System business unit.

10 millionth shower enclosure from Kermi

2011

Quality, Service, Design – shower competence Made by Kermi 10 million times. On 02.05.2011, Kermi was able to celebrate an amazing anniversary with the production of the ten millionth shower enclosure.

x-optimised heating system by Kermi

2013

A milestone is set with the presentation of the Kermi x-optimised heating system. Kermi enters the heat source, heat storage, and heat control segments and provides everything from a single source right up to the heat transfer.

Kermi:Campus

2014

Inauguration of the new Kermi seminar centre: Campus at the company headquarters in Plattling.

In 2014 the expansion work in the logistics area was completed.

Kermi x-optimised heating system

2015

The x-well domestic ventilation provides a comfortable climate in every room – the ideal extension in the Kermi x-optimised heating system.

Smart Home by Kermi

2016

Kermi Smart Home. Expansion of the system x-optimised by new, intelligent control products. The key component in the new Homeserver x-center base, by means of which all building technology components can be controlled and programmed.

Production line at Kermi

2018

The result of extensive investments in production & logistics for shower design and thermal comfort.

Like the range of products the Kermi business premises in Plattling has grown over the years.

Kermi system x-optimised

2019

In the Kermi system x-optimised the individual heating technology components fit together in perfect coordination. The auxiliary “+e” represents the expansion of intelligent electrical solutions. Here, we rely on the use of renewable energies and the intelligent combination of water- and electricity-based system components.

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