There have been many milestones in Ammann history, which ultimately have led the company to become what it is today.

KEY FIGURES

  • Employees: 3000
  • Year founded: 1869
  • Family-owned business: In the 6th generation
  • Group companies: 20, with 9 manufacturing facilities & centres of competence
  • Distribution Network: Over 200 outlets in 100+ countries around the world

MILESTONES

1869
Jakob Ammann founds his company as a millwright and is supported by his brothers in Madiswil, Switzerland.

1908
A patent is granted for tar macadam machines.

1911
First Ammann engine-driven road roller.

1930
A manufacturing facility opens in St-Dizier, France.

1931
A distribution agreement is made with Caterpillar for the Switzerland territory.

1951
Patent 290528 is obtained for a paving machine on tracks.

1956
Buildings of Ulrich Ammann, Construction Machines, are constructed in Langenthal.

1962
The first high-capacity concrete-mixing plant is sold.

1984
Ammann acquires Alfelder Iron Works in Germany, which later is renamed Ammann Asphalt GmbH. Doumat GmbH, Hennef, Germany, is acquired.

1989
Ammann Equipment Ltd is founded in United Kingdom.

1993
Ammann Austria is founded.

1994
Ammann Poland is founded.

1995
Rammax in Metzingen, Germany, is acquired.

1997
Ammann China Representative Office in Beijng founded.

2000
Ammann America is founded.

2005
Stavostroj, a manufacturer of construction equipment including rollers, in Nové Mesto, Czech Republic, is acquired.

2005
Production begins at the plant in Shanghai.

2007
Ammann Russia is founded.

2008
Ammann Dubai is founded.

2010
Ammann Australia is founded.

2011
Founding of Ammann Teknomak in Ankara, Turkey
Founding of Ammann Italy in Bussolengo

2012
Ammann South Africa, Ammann Brazil and Ammann Singapore are founded.

2013
Joint venture Ammann Apollo India Private Ltd. is established in Ahmedabad, India.
Production and assembly start at the plant in Gravataí, Brazil.

2014
Concrete plant manufacturer Elba-Werk in Ettlingen, Germany, is acquired.

2018
Inauguration of new factory and Academy Ammann India. New Sales and Service Centre for Ammann America.

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